# How To Calculate Bike Ride Time

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## How long is a 30 min bike ride?

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## How far is a 40 minute bike ride?

A Mile in a flat road race takes about 3 to 4 minutes. On a flat surface, the ride is relatively smooth with no significant hurdles, hills or tricky manoeuvers. This will easily enable you to manage an average speed of between 17 to 18 mph; or, about 30 – 40 minutes to bike 10 miles.

## How does Google Maps calculate bike time?

Google Maps assumes a standard moving speed of roughly 16 km/hr (10mph) irrespective of the length of your journey. It also does not take into account time lost due to stopping for water, checking directions, and so on, while it uses the average stopping time for traffic lights, rail crossings and other stops.

## How long should it take to cycle 5KM?

To gain some perspective, an experienced cyclist could ride at 45kmp for a long time, and it would take around 4 minutes to cycle 5KM. So, for a cyclist with average fitness in good weather and fairly flat ground, 5 K should take around 15 minutes at a speed of 10 – 12 mph (ca. 19 km/h).

## Is 8 miles in 30 minutes on a stationary bike good?

The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise at least five days per week. So, you’ll need at least a 30-minute session on your exercise bike, aka 6-7 miles, to count for a good workout.

## Is biking 10 miles in 30 minutes good?

How long to cycle 10 miles? A good average for a ten mile bike ride is between 45 minutes and an hour. If you’re a beginner, it’s more likely to be closer to the hour mark. Over time your average speed for each of your rides will increase and so the time it takes to cycle 10 miles will be reduced.

## Is a 30 minute bike ride good?

Cycling increases your endurance on and off the bike Exercising on the bike for at least 30 minutes a day will build up your cardiovascular and muscular endurance. By putting in consistent effort, you’ll notice an improvement in your aerobic capacity, enabling you to bike longer or on more intense rides.

## Is cycling 40 minutes a day good?

Ride your bike at least 30 minutes a day to maintain your current level of physical fitness. Riding a bicycle is not only fun, but it’s also an excellent form of aerobic exercise. A regular routine of cycling at least 30 minutes a day will assist with weight loss and help keep you in shape.

## Is Google’s cycle time accurate?

(j) Google Maps route time estimates are often quite inaccurate due to the way it calculates time, such as delays at intersections or average on-road route times. For example, it considers off-road bike trails to be much quicker relative to on-road bike routes than they really are (especially for experienced cyclists).

## How accurate are Google bike times?

Google Maps cycling directions will also predict your ETA. Most fit cyclists will typically find that the travel times are conservatively on the slow side. For example, a hilly 30-mile route may be projected to take three hours at an average speed of about 10 miles per hour.