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REYNINGSUNSHINE SparkPoints: (20,387)
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7/31/13 4:47 A

The best thing to do in situations like that is just estimate. Estimate how long you were actually on the bike for, and give a general RPE for it. Was it leisurely? Moderate? Vigorous? Enter it in that way.

I agree that the best way to track cycling is endomondo btw. I don't trust its calories burned feature but it gives detailed times for each mile and has a great autopause/autoresue feature.

URBANK9 Posts: 894
7/30/13 4:38 P

I used Map My Run but I forgot to turn it off when we were stopped, went inside the house, and drove her home afterwards so the info was totally wrong (oops!)

KJEANNE SparkPoints: (39,612)
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7/30/13 11:39 A

The best way is to use a smart phone app such as Endomodo. It uses GPS to track exercise your time and distance. You can also invest in a computer for your bike. Your local bike shop can install it for you.

MOTIVATED@LAST Posts: 15,346
7/30/13 4:21 A

Perhaps log it as 45 minutes @ 12 mph (= 9 miles distance)?

URBANK9 Posts: 894
7/30/13 12:35 A

Is there a way to figure out calories from slow bike ride? I was biking with a friend and we did a lot of stopping and starting and a break in the middle, so I can't figure out our mph since I can't use time and distance because of all the stopping during the ride... I think it was around 3 hours (not counting a long break we did in the middle) and we went 9 miles but I don't know how much time of that was at a stop. So how can I figure out how many calories I burned?

Edited by: URBANK9 at: 7/30/2013 (00:36)
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