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01 - Bicycling

2011 Compendium categories in blue are activities with MET values supported in published literature.
2011 Compendium categories in red are estimated MET values.

*References can be downloaded from the references page. 

1993 Compendium 2000 Compendium 2011 Compendium Types of Bicycling
Codes METs Codes METs Codes METs Description
        01003 14.0 bicycling, mountain, uphill, vigorous
        01004 16.0 bicycling, mountain, competitive, racing




01008 8.5 bicycling, BMX
 01009  8.5  01009 8.5
01009
8.5
bicycling, mountain, general
01010 4.0 01010 4.0 01010 4.0 bicycling, <10 mph, leisure, to work or for pleasure (Taylor Code 115)




01011
6.8
bicycling, to/from work, self selected pace




01013
5.8 bicycling, on dirt or farm road, moderate pace
. . 01015 8.0 01015 7.5 bicycling, general
        01018
3.5 bicycling, leisure, 5.5 mph
        01019   5.8 bicycling, leisure, 9.4 mph
01020 6.0 01020 6.0 01020 6.8 bicycling, 10-11.9 mph, leisure, slow, light effort
01030 8.0 01030 8.0 01030 8.0 bicycling, 12-13.9 mph, leisure, moderate effort
01040 10.0 01040 10.0 01040 10.0 bicycling, 14-15.9 mph, racing or leisure, fast, vigorous effort
01050 12.0 01050 12.0 01050 12.0 bicycling, 16-19 mph, racing/not drafting or > 19 mph drafting, very fast, racing general
01060 16.0 01060 16.0 01060 15.8 bicycling, > 20 mph, racing, not drafting
        01065  8.5 bicycling, 12 mph, seated, hands on brake hoods or bar drops, 80 rpm
        01066
 9.0 bicycling, 12 mph, standing, hands on brake hoods, 60 rpm
01070 5.0 01070 5.0 01070 5.0 unicycling