20 Mile Times

Cycling Standards By Age And Ability

What is a good 20 mile time?

A good 20 mile time is 01:12:17. This is the average 20 mile time across all ages and genders.

Male 20 Mile Cycling Times

A good 20 mile time for a man is 01:09:06. This is the average 20 mile time across men of all ages.

Average 20 mile ride time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 01:47:06 01:32:36 01:22:42 01:15:39 01:10:32
15 01:32:41 01:20:08 01:11:34 01:05:28 01:01:02
20 01:29:30 01:17:23 01:09:06 01:03:13 58:57
25 01:29:30 01:17:23 01:09:06 01:03:13 58:57
30 01:29:30 01:17:23 01:09:06 01:03:13 58:57
35 01:29:59 01:17:48 01:09:29 01:03:34 59:16
40 01:32:18 01:19:48 01:11:16 01:05:12 01:00:47
45 01:36:07 01:23:06 01:14:13 01:07:54 01:03:18
50 01:40:18 01:26:44 01:17:27 01:10:51 01:06:04
55 01:44:53 01:30:41 01:20:59 01:14:05 01:09:04
60 01:49:53 01:35:01 01:24:51 01:17:37 01:12:22
65 01:55:24 01:39:47 01:29:06 01:21:31 01:16:00
70 02:01:30 01:45:03 01:33:49 01:25:49 01:20:01
75 02:09:53 01:52:18 01:40:17 01:31:45 01:25:33
80 02:23:28 02:04:02 01:50:46 01:41:20 01:34:29
85 02:45:21 02:22:58 02:07:41 01:56:48 01:48:55
90 03:22:56 02:55:27 02:36:41 02:23:21 02:13:39
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 18.0 20.9 23.4 25.5 27.4
15 20.8 24.1 27.0 29.5 31.6
20 21.6 25.0 27.9 30.5 32.8
25 21.6 25.0 27.9 30.5 32.8
30 21.6 25.0 27.9 30.5 32.8
35 21.5 24.8 27.8 30.4 32.6
40 20.9 24.2 27.1 29.6 31.8
45 20.1 23.2 26.0 28.4 30.5
50 19.3 22.3 24.9 27.3 29.2
55 18.4 21.3 23.8 26.1 28.0
60 17.6 20.3 22.8 24.9 26.7
65 16.7 19.4 21.7 23.7 25.4
70 15.9 18.4 20.6 22.5 24.1
75 14.9 17.2 19.3 21.0 22.6
80 13.5 15.6 17.4 19.1 20.4
85 11.7 13.5 15.1 16.5 17.7
90 9.5 11.0 12.3 13.5 14.4
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 11.2 13.0 14.5 15.9 17.0
15 12.9 15.0 16.8 18.3 19.7
20 13.4 15.5 17.4 19.0 20.4
25 13.4 15.5 17.4 19.0 20.4
30 13.4 15.5 17.4 19.0 20.4
35 13.3 15.4 17.3 18.9 20.2
40 13.0 15.0 16.8 18.4 19.7
45 12.5 14.4 16.2 17.7 19.0
50 12.0 13.8 15.5 16.9 18.2
55 11.4 13.2 14.8 16.2 17.4
60 10.9 12.6 14.1 15.5 16.6
65 10.4 12.0 13.5 14.7 15.8
70 9.9 11.4 12.8 14.0 15.0
75 9.2 10.7 12.0 13.1 14.0
80 8.4 9.7 10.8 11.8 12.7
85 7.3 8.4 9.4 10.3 11.0
90 5.9 6.8 7.7 8.4 9.0
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 84 106 129 152 174
15 106 137 169 201 233
20 113 146 181 216 250
25 113 146 181 216 250
30 113 146 181 216 250
35 112 144 179 214 247
40 107 138 170 203 235
45 100 128 158 187 216
50 93 119 146 172 198
55 87 110 134 158 181
60 81 102 124 145 165
65 75 94 114 133 151
70 70 87 104 121 137
75 63 78 93 108 122
80 55 68 80 92 103
85 46 55 65 74 82
90 36 42 49 55 61
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 445 529 616 702 783
15 529 644 765 887 1004
20 553 678 810 943 1071
25 553 678 810 943 1071
30 553 678 810 943 1071
35 549 673 803 934 1060
40 531 648 770 894 1012
45 505 611 723 834 941
50 480 577 677 778 873
55 456 544 634 725 811
60 433 512 594 675 752
65 411 483 556 628 697
70 391 455 521 585 645
75 367 423 480 535 587
80 336 383 429 474 516
85 301 337 372 406 437
90 262 288 313 336 357

Female 20 Mile Cycling Times

A good 20 mile time for a woman is 01:23:31. This is the average 20 mile time across women of all ages.

Average 20 mile ride time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 02:19:02 01:57:23 01:43:23 01:33:46 01:26:57
15 02:02:12 01:43:11 01:30:52 01:22:25 01:16:26
20 01:53:07 01:35:30 01:24:07 01:16:18 01:10:45
25 01:52:18 01:34:49 01:23:31 01:15:45 01:10:14
30 01:52:18 01:34:49 01:23:31 01:15:45 01:10:14
35 01:53:02 01:35:26 01:24:03 01:16:15 01:10:42
40 01:55:33 01:37:33 01:25:55 01:17:56 01:12:15
45 02:00:01 01:41:20 01:29:15 01:20:57 01:15:04
50 02:06:52 01:47:07 01:34:21 01:25:34 01:19:21
55 02:15:04 01:54:02 01:40:26 01:31:06 01:24:28
60 02:24:22 02:01:53 01:47:21 01:37:23 01:30:17
65 02:35:05 02:10:56 01:55:19 01:44:36 01:36:59
70 02:47:30 02:21:25 02:04:33 01:52:58 01:44:45
75 03:02:05 02:33:44 02:15:24 02:02:49 01:53:52
80 03:23:07 02:51:30 02:31:03 02:17:00 02:07:02
85 03:59:28 03:22:10 02:58:04 02:41:31 02:29:45
90 05:07:36 04:19:42 03:48:44 03:27:28 03:12:22
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 13.9 16.5 18.7 20.6 22.2
15 15.8 18.7 21.3 23.4 25.3
20 17.1 20.2 23.0 25.3 27.3
25 17.2 20.4 23.1 25.5 27.5
30 17.2 20.4 23.1 25.5 27.5
35 17.1 20.2 23.0 25.3 27.3
40 16.7 19.8 22.5 24.8 26.7
45 16.1 19.1 21.6 23.9 25.7
50 15.2 18.0 20.5 22.6 24.3
55 14.3 16.9 19.2 21.2 22.9
60 13.4 15.8 18.0 19.8 21.4
65 12.5 14.7 16.7 18.5 19.9
70 11.5 13.7 15.5 17.1 18.4
75 10.6 12.6 14.3 15.7 17.0
80 9.5 11.3 12.8 14.1 15.2
85 8.1 9.6 10.8 12.0 12.9
90 6.3 7.4 8.4 9.3 10.0
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 8.6 10.2 11.6 12.8 13.8
15 9.8 11.6 13.2 14.6 15.7
20 10.6 12.6 14.3 15.7 17.0
25 10.7 12.7 14.4 15.8 17.1
30 10.7 12.7 14.4 15.8 17.1
35 10.6 12.6 14.3 15.7 17.0
40 10.4 12.3 14.0 15.4 16.6
45 10.0 11.8 13.4 14.8 16.0
50 9.5 11.2 12.7 14.0 15.1
55 8.9 10.5 11.9 13.2 14.2
60 8.3 9.8 11.2 12.3 13.3
65 7.7 9.2 10.4 11.5 12.4
70 7.2 8.5 9.6 10.6 11.5
75 6.6 7.8 8.9 9.8 10.5
80 5.9 7.0 7.9 8.8 9.4
85 5.0 5.9 6.7 7.4 8.0
90 3.9 4.6 5.2 5.8 6.2
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 46 60 74 88 101
15 56 74 93 111 129
20 64 85 107 129 151
25 64 86 109 131 153
30 64 86 109 131 153
35 64 85 107 130 151
40 61 82 103 124 144
45 58 76 96 115 134
50 53 70 87 104 120
55 48 63 78 92 106
60 44 56 69 82 94
65 40 51 62 72 82
70 36 45 55 64 72
75 32 40 48 56 63
80 28 35 41 47 53
85 23 28 33 37 42
90 17 21 24 27 30
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 269 320 372 424 473
15 306 373 443 513 580
20 334 413 497 582 663
25 337 418 503 589 671
30 337 418 503 589 671
35 334 414 498 582 663
40 326 402 481 562 638
45 312 382 455 528 598
50 294 356 421 484 545
55 276 331 387 442 494
60 259 307 355 403 447
65 244 285 326 367 405
70 229 264 300 334 366
75 215 245 276 304 331
80 199 225 249 272 294
85 180 200 218 235 251
90 159 172 185 196 206

What do the cycling abilities mean?

Beginner Faster than 5% of cyclists. A beginner cyclist has started cycling and has rode for at least a month.
Novice Faster than 20% of cyclists. A novice cyclist has rode regularly for at least six months.
Intermediate Faster than 50% of cyclists. An intermediate cyclist has rode regularly for at least two years.
Advanced Faster than 80% of cyclists. An advanced cyclist has rode for over five years.
Elite Faster than 95% of cyclists. An elite cyclist has dedicated over five years to become competitive at cycling.

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