Our Calorie Calculator estimates how many Calories you will burn using Metabolic Equivalent (MET) values from Compendium of Physical Activities. The Compendium idenitifes the relative energy cost of undertaking various activities compared with doing nothing. We then combine this with your weight and the estimated duration of the activity, taking into account the length of the route and the hills involved, to estimate the total Calories burned.
When selecting an Activity setting, select the speed you would normally travel at on flat ground.
Please remember, the estimated number of Calories is just a guide and the actual number of Calories burned may vary depending on other factors such as weather and terrain.
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Where to? “Getting out of the city and aiming for Epping Forest is a top weekend ride. From Soho, I like to head for Regent’s Canal and on to the Olympic Park, then up to Walthamstow and into the forest with an aim to get to High Beach. Stop off at the Royal Oak (219 Kings Head Hill) for a pint, or find the tea van in the woods. You get a bit of everything with that route.”
How long? “It clocks in at around 17 miles, taking just over 3 hours there and back.”
With what? These Chrome Rostov Bags (£95) are the toughest money can buy. It’s the brand couriers use, comes with a lifetime warranty, has plenty of space for your stuff and is real comfy on your back.”
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