How many calories do you burn Cycling?

A person with a body weight of 160 pounds cycling at average pace of 12 mph will burn approximately 46 calories per mile and 550 calories every hour.

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 617 calories per hour Cycling. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn Cycling or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

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Cycling Calorie Calculator

Burned calories (KCAL)
Cycling

617


Calories burned with Cycling (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 min. 30 min. 45 min. 60 min.
Cycling 7.2 154 309 463 617
Cycling - Racing (20 mph) 14.8 317 634 952 1269
Cycling 10 mph 6.2 133 266 399 532
Cycling 12 mph 7.2 154 309 463 617
Cycling 14 mph 9 193 386 579 772
Cycling 16 mph 11 236 472 707 943
Cycling 18 mph 12.8 274 549 823 1097
Cycling 20 mph 14.8 317 634 952 1269
Cycling 22 mph 16.4 351 703 1054 1406
Mountain Biking 8 171 343 514 686

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned Cycling?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Cycling. The MET value of Cycling = 7.2. We multiply the MET value with the person's body weight in kilogram. Then we multiply this with 0.0175 and the time in minutes.

A person weighs: 180 pounds
MET value of Cycling: 7.2
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Cycling for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180 ) * 7.2 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 309 kcal

With 30 minutes of Cycling you burn 309 kcal.