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The average speed of a cyclist depends on a number of factors. These factors include:

- Riding conditions, e.g. weather, especially wind; terrain; road surface
- Equipment, e.g. the style and weight of the bike
- Distance covered overall
- Age, health and fitness of the cyclist
- Whether or not one is cycling solo, in a small group or in a large group.

These factors are all discussed in detail at the related website below.

The website also suggests some guidelines for average speed, as follows:

- Beginner over a short distance, e.g. 16 - 24 km or 10-15 miles: average speed ranges around 19 kph or 12 mph.
- More experienced, short-medium distance, e.g. 32 - 48 km or 20-30 miles: average speed is 24 - 25 kph or 15-16 mph.
- Competent club rider to lower end racer who engages in regular training, over medium to long distances, e.g. 80 - 95 km or 50-60 miles: average speed is 32+ kph or 20+ mph.

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Cyclists average speed = (total distance of the race)/(time it took him, from starting gun to finish line)

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Find the distance of the race. Find the cyclist's start time. Find the cyclist's finish time. Elapsed time = Finish time - Start time. Average speed = Distance/Elapsed time.

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Cyclists average speed = (total distance of the race)/(time it took him, from starting gun to finish line)

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