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  1. Some of those numbers for the amateur cyclist are a bit suspect, 200-450 kCal would be close to BMR for a most people without doing any exercise. Is it a 3 hour ride coasting downhill?

  2. @esc8engn

    See upper right corner for stylised graphic of the hypodermic syringe. I make it, nine doses per team per race.

  3. 200 watts at threshold and 200-400 calories an hour? Even a casual “weekend” cyclist, would probably need a beer belly and a heart defect to be that slow…

What do you think?