# What is the average cycling speed of a normal person?

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## Is 20km/h fast cycling?

20km/h (12.4 mph) – many “occasional” cyclists ride around this speed. 25km/h (15.5 mph) – most commuters. 30km/h (18.6 mph) – fast commuters, slower roadies.

## What is a good average speed for a beginner cyclist?

Bearing in mind all the factors above many beginner cyclists ride at an average speed of 10-14mph. Even though it is possible to sustain a higher speed, 10-14mph is the average most beginners can sustain in the beginning. Athletes coming from other sports such as running can usually hold between 15-18mph.

## Is 25 km/h fast cycling?

On the other hand, 25 kms an hour is probably fast enough for most people. It’s faster than most can ride up hills. It’s a speed at which you can travel at without having to compete with other cyclists and it’s comparable with what an average cyclist might be able to keep up for an hour over fairly flat terrain.

## How long does it take to cycle 5km?

A cyclist with an average fitness level who rides 5km on flat ground in good weather should easily cover the distance in around 15 minutes with an average speed of 16-20km/h (10-12 mp/h), if not faster.

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## How many km should I cycle a day?

Recommended Minimum Daily Allowance – 15 km

At a moderate rate of exertion, 30 minutes of cycling at a rate conducive to maintaining health equates to covering about 15 km at an average speed of about 30 km/h. 15 km per day equates to about 100 km per week or about 5500 km a year.

## Is 50 km a long bike ride?

Any healthy adult should be able to cycle 50 km in eight hours, assuming the route is not hilly. Just go in stretches of 10 km, then take a break.

## What is a good 20km cycle time?

Assuming a flat course on decent roads and good weather conditions on the day, I’d say anything over 21mph average (which 35 mins for 20km is just) is pretty reasonable for a first attempt. I’d expect the winning time to be around 26 minutes (av 28mph).

## At what age do cyclists peak?

Pros generally peak in late 20s to early 30s. If you already have a job and just want to ride for fun, well, there is no limit. Even for any given age, natural talent, a scientific and well implemented (and hard) training regimen will have a much bigger impact on your ability as a cyclist.

## Is biking 20 miles a day good?

For most active people that are active and exercise regularly, biking 20 miles a day would be a healthy activity. If you don’t exercise regularly, start off by setting a small achievable goal and work up from there. There are many excellent health benefits to biking 20 miles a day.

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