40k Times

Cycling Standards By Age And Ability

What is a good 40k time?

A good 40k time is 01:31:12. This is the average 40k time across all ages and genders.

Male 40k Cycling Times

A good 40k time for a man is 01:27:12. This is the average 40k time across men of all ages.

Average 40k ride time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 02:15:08 01:56:51 01:44:21 01:35:28 01:29:00
15 01:56:57 01:41:07 01:30:18 01:22:37 01:17:01
20 01:52:55 01:37:38 01:27:12 01:19:46 01:14:23
25 01:52:55 01:37:38 01:27:12 01:19:46 01:14:23
30 01:52:55 01:37:38 01:27:12 01:19:46 01:14:23
35 01:53:33 01:38:10 01:27:40 01:20:12 01:14:47
40 01:56:28 01:40:42 01:29:56 01:22:16 01:16:42
45 02:01:17 01:44:52 01:33:39 01:25:40 01:19:53
50 02:06:34 01:49:26 01:37:44 01:29:24 01:23:22
55 02:12:20 01:54:25 01:42:11 01:33:29 01:27:10
60 02:18:39 01:59:53 01:47:04 01:37:57 01:31:19
65 02:25:37 02:05:54 01:52:26 01:42:52 01:35:54
70 02:33:18 02:12:33 01:58:22 01:48:17 01:40:58
75 02:43:49 02:21:39 02:06:30 01:55:43 01:47:54
80 03:00:49 02:36:20 02:19:37 02:07:44 01:59:06
85 03:28:16 03:00:04 02:40:49 02:27:07 02:17:10
90 04:15:15 03:40:42 03:17:05 03:00:18 02:48:07
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 17.8 20.5 23.0 25.1 27.0
15 20.5 23.7 26.6 29.1 31.2
20 21.3 24.6 27.5 30.1 32.3
25 21.3 24.6 27.5 30.1 32.3
30 21.3 24.6 27.5 30.1 32.3
35 21.1 24.4 27.4 29.9 32.1
40 20.6 23.8 26.7 29.2 31.3
45 19.8 22.9 25.6 28.0 30.0
50 19.0 21.9 24.6 26.8 28.8
55 18.1 21.0 23.5 25.7 27.5
60 17.3 20.0 22.4 24.5 26.3
65 16.5 19.1 21.3 23.3 25.0
70 15.7 18.1 20.3 22.2 23.8
75 14.6 16.9 19.0 20.7 22.2
80 13.3 15.4 17.2 18.8 20.2
85 11.5 13.3 14.9 16.3 17.5
90 9.4 10.9 12.2 13.3 14.3
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 11.0 12.8 14.3 15.6 16.8
15 12.8 14.7 16.5 18.1 19.4
20 13.2 15.3 17.1 18.7 20.1
25 13.2 15.3 17.1 18.7 20.1
30 13.2 15.3 17.1 18.7 20.1
35 13.1 15.2 17.0 18.6 19.9
40 12.8 14.8 16.6 18.1 19.4
45 12.3 14.2 15.9 17.4 18.7
50 11.8 13.6 15.3 16.7 17.9
55 11.3 13.0 14.6 16.0 17.1
60 10.8 12.4 13.9 15.2 16.3
65 10.2 11.8 13.3 14.5 15.5
70 9.7 11.3 12.6 13.8 14.8
75 9.1 10.5 11.8 12.9 13.8
80 8.2 9.5 10.7 11.7 12.5
85 7.2 8.3 9.3 10.1 10.9
90 5.8 6.8 7.6 8.3 8.9
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 82 104 126 148 169
15 104 133 164 195 225
20 110 142 176 210 242
25 110 142 176 210 242
30 110 142 176 210 242
35 109 140 174 207 240
40 104 134 166 197 227
45 98 125 153 182 209
50 91 116 142 167 192
55 85 107 131 154 176
60 79 99 120 141 161
65 73 92 111 129 147
70 68 85 101 118 134
75 62 76 91 105 119
80 54 66 78 90 100
85 45 54 64 72 80
90 35 42 48 54 60
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 438 519 603 686 764
15 518 630 747 864 977
20 542 663 790 918 1041
25 542 663 790 918 1041
30 542 663 790 918 1041
35 538 658 783 909 1030
40 521 634 752 870 984
45 496 599 706 813 916
50 471 565 662 759 851
55 448 533 621 708 791
60 426 503 582 660 734
65 405 474 545 615 681
70 385 447 511 573 631
75 362 417 472 525 576
80 332 378 423 466 507
85 298 333 368 401 431
90 260 286 310 333 353

Female 40k Cycling Times

A good 40k time for a woman is 01:45:23. This is the average 40k time across women of all ages.

Average 40k ride time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 02:51:43 02:24:58 02:07:41 01:55:49 01:47:23
15 02:32:42 02:08:56 01:53:33 01:43:00 01:35:30
20 02:22:37 02:00:25 01:46:03 01:36:12 01:29:12
25 02:21:43 01:59:39 01:45:23 01:35:35 01:28:37
30 02:21:43 01:59:39 01:45:23 01:35:35 01:28:37
35 02:22:16 02:00:07 01:45:47 01:35:57 01:28:58
40 02:25:10 02:02:34 01:47:57 01:37:55 01:30:47
45 02:30:50 02:07:21 01:52:10 01:41:44 01:34:20
50 02:39:44 02:14:51 01:58:46 01:47:44 01:39:53
55 02:50:21 02:23:49 02:06:40 01:54:54 01:46:32
60 03:02:29 02:34:04 02:15:41 02:03:05 01:54:07
65 03:16:28 02:45:52 02:26:06 02:12:31 02:02:52
70 03:32:47 02:59:39 02:38:13 02:23:31 02:13:04
75 03:52:12 03:16:02 02:52:40 02:36:37 02:25:13
80 04:21:57 03:41:09 03:14:47 02:56:41 02:43:49
85 05:13:44 04:24:52 03:53:17 03:31:36 03:16:12
90 06:53:53 05:49:26 05:07:46 04:39:09 04:18:50
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 14.0 16.6 18.8 20.7 22.3
15 15.7 18.6 21.1 23.3 25.1
20 16.8 19.9 22.6 24.9 26.9
25 16.9 20.1 22.8 25.1 27.1
30 16.9 20.1 22.8 25.1 27.1
35 16.9 20.0 22.7 25.0 27.0
40 16.5 19.6 22.2 24.5 26.4
45 15.9 18.8 21.4 23.6 25.4
50 15.0 17.8 20.2 22.3 24.0
55 14.1 16.7 18.9 20.9 22.5
60 13.2 15.6 17.7 19.5 21.0
65 12.2 14.5 16.4 18.1 19.5
70 11.3 13.4 15.2 16.7 18.0
75 10.3 12.2 13.9 15.3 16.5
80 9.2 10.9 12.3 13.6 14.7
85 7.6 9.1 10.3 11.3 12.2
90 5.8 6.9 7.8 8.6 9.3
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 8.7 10.3 11.7 12.9 13.9
15 9.8 11.6 13.1 14.5 15.6
20 10.5 12.4 14.1 15.5 16.7
25 10.5 12.5 14.2 15.6 16.8
30 10.5 12.5 14.2 15.6 16.8
35 10.5 12.4 14.1 15.5 16.8
40 10.3 12.2 13.8 15.2 16.4
45 9.9 11.7 13.3 14.7 15.8
50 9.3 11.1 12.6 13.8 14.9
55 8.8 10.4 11.8 13.0 14.0
60 8.2 9.7 11.0 12.1 13.1
65 7.6 9.0 10.2 11.3 12.1
70 7.0 8.3 9.4 10.4 11.2
75 6.4 7.6 8.6 9.5 10.3
80 5.7 6.7 7.7 8.4 9.1
85 4.8 5.6 6.4 7.0 7.6
90 3.6 4.3 4.8 5.3 5.8
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 47 61 75 89 102
15 56 73 92 110 128
20 62 83 104 126 146
25 63 84 105 127 148
30 63 84 105 127 148
35 62 83 105 126 147
40 60 80 101 121 141
45 57 75 94 113 131
50 52 68 85 101 117
55 47 61 76 90 103
60 43 55 67 80 91
65 39 49 60 70 80
70 35 44 53 62 70
75 31 39 46 54 60
80 27 33 39 45 50
85 21 26 31 35 39
90 16 19 22 25 27
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 270 322 375 428 477
15 304 371 440 509 575
20 328 405 486 568 646
25 331 409 491 574 653
30 331 409 491 574 653
35 329 407 488 570 649
40 322 396 474 552 626
45 308 377 448 519 587
50 290 351 413 475 534
55 272 325 379 433 483
60 255 301 348 394 437
65 240 279 319 358 395
70 225 259 293 326 356
75 211 240 269 296 322
80 194 218 241 263 283
85 175 193 210 226 240
90 153 166 177 187 196

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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