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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August 15th: Looked pretty hazy from the forest fires, but not as bad as I thought it would be out at Elk Island. It's so nice not to have to slow down/stop at any crossroads, and the 50-60km/hr speed limit is comforting. The only things that slow you down are the bone-jarring Texas gates, and bison on the road (of which there were none today).
A favourite place to ride for sure! :)
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