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.
This route can be downloaded in the following formats (click to download):
LOERIE 18KM ROUTE
Don’t be fooled by the relatively short distance.
This route will test the younger age group riders with podium aspirations as well as more “seasoned” riders, looking for a shorter ride distance (and longer time of post race rest & recovery). Jeep track around the Garden Route dam and Saasveld campus, with several short climbs interspersed with faster sections will keep you on your toes. Waterpoints wil be at approximately 8km and 15km
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