50k Times

Cycling Standards By Age And Ability

What is a good 50k time?

A good 50k time is 01:55:47. This is the average 50k time across all ages and genders.

Male 50k Cycling Times

A good 50k time for a man is 01:50:42. This is the average 50k time across men of all ages.

Average 50k ride time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 02:51:35 02:28:21 02:12:29 02:01:12 01:53:01
15 02:28:29 02:08:23 01:54:39 01:44:53 01:37:48
20 02:23:23 02:03:58 01:50:42 01:41:17 01:34:26
25 02:23:23 02:03:58 01:50:42 01:41:17 01:34:26
30 02:23:23 02:03:58 01:50:42 01:41:17 01:34:26
35 02:24:10 02:04:39 01:51:19 01:41:50 01:34:57
40 02:27:52 02:07:51 01:54:11 01:44:27 01:37:24
45 02:33:59 02:13:08 01:58:54 01:48:46 01:41:25
50 02:40:42 02:18:57 02:04:05 01:53:31 01:45:51
55 02:48:01 02:25:17 02:09:44 01:58:41 01:50:40
60 02:56:03 02:32:13 02:15:56 02:04:22 01:55:57
65 03:04:53 02:39:51 02:22:45 02:10:36 02:01:46
70 03:14:39 02:48:18 02:30:18 02:17:30 02:08:12
75 03:28:00 02:59:51 02:40:36 02:26:56 02:17:00
80 03:49:35 03:18:30 02:57:16 02:42:11 02:31:13
85 04:24:26 03:48:38 03:24:11 03:06:47 02:54:10
90 05:24:05 04:40:13 04:10:14 03:48:56 03:33:27
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 17.5 20.2 22.6 24.8 26.5
15 20.2 23.4 26.2 28.6 30.7
20 20.9 24.2 27.1 29.6 31.8
25 20.9 24.2 27.1 29.6 31.8
30 20.9 24.2 27.1 29.6 31.8
35 20.8 24.1 27.0 29.5 31.6
40 20.3 23.5 26.3 28.7 30.8
45 19.5 22.5 25.2 27.6 29.6
50 18.7 21.6 24.2 26.4 28.3
55 17.9 20.7 23.1 25.3 27.1
60 17.0 19.7 22.1 24.1 25.9
65 16.2 18.8 21.0 23.0 24.6
70 15.4 17.8 20.0 21.8 23.4
75 14.4 16.7 18.7 20.4 21.9
80 13.1 15.1 16.9 18.5 19.8
85 11.3 13.1 14.7 16.1 17.2
90 9.3 10.7 12.0 13.1 14.1
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 10.9 12.6 14.1 15.4 16.5
15 12.6 14.5 16.3 17.8 19.1
20 13.0 15.0 16.8 18.4 19.7
25 13.0 15.0 16.8 18.4 19.7
30 13.0 15.0 16.8 18.4 19.7
35 12.9 15.0 16.7 18.3 19.6
40 12.6 14.6 16.3 17.8 19.1
45 12.1 14.0 15.7 17.1 18.4
50 11.6 13.4 15.0 16.4 17.6
55 11.1 12.8 14.4 15.7 16.8
60 10.6 12.2 13.7 15.0 16.1
65 10.1 11.7 13.1 14.3 15.3
70 9.6 11.1 12.4 13.6 14.5
75 9.0 10.4 11.6 12.7 13.6
80 8.1 9.4 10.5 11.5 12.3
85 7.0 8.2 9.1 10.0 10.7
90 5.8 6.7 7.4 8.1 8.7
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 80 101 122 144 164
15 101 130 159 189 218
20 107 138 170 203 235
25 107 138 170 203 235
30 107 138 170 203 235
35 106 137 169 201 232
40 102 130 161 191 220
45 95 121 149 176 203
50 89 113 138 162 186
55 83 105 127 149 171
60 77 97 117 137 156
65 72 90 108 126 142
70 67 83 99 115 130
75 61 75 89 103 116
80 53 65 76 88 98
85 44 53 62 71 78
90 34 41 47 53 58
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 431 509 590 670 745
15 509 616 729 842 950
20 531 648 770 894 1012
25 531 648 770 894 1012
30 531 648 770 894 1012
35 528 643 764 885 1002
40 511 620 734 848 957
45 487 586 689 793 891
50 463 553 647 740 829
55 440 523 607 691 771
60 419 493 570 645 716
65 399 466 534 602 665
70 379 440 501 561 617
75 357 410 463 515 564
80 328 372 416 458 497
85 294 329 363 394 424
90 258 283 307 329 349

Female 50k Cycling Times

A good 50k time for a woman is 02:13:48. This is the average 50k time across women of all ages.

Average 50k ride time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 03:38:01 03:04:04 02:42:07 02:27:03 02:16:21
15 03:13:53 02:43:42 02:24:11 02:10:46 02:01:15
20 03:01:05 02:32:53 02:14:39 02:02:08 01:53:15
25 02:59:56 02:31:55 02:13:48 02:01:21 01:52:32
30 02:59:56 02:31:55 02:13:48 02:01:21 01:52:32
35 03:00:38 02:32:30 02:14:19 02:01:50 01:52:58
40 03:04:19 02:35:37 02:17:03 02:04:19 01:55:16
45 03:11:31 02:41:42 02:22:25 02:09:10 01:59:46
50 03:22:48 02:51:13 02:30:48 02:16:47 02:06:50
55 03:36:17 03:02:36 02:40:50 02:25:53 02:15:16
60 03:51:41 03:15:37 02:52:17 02:36:16 02:24:54
65 04:09:27 03:30:36 03:05:29 02:48:15 02:36:00
70 04:30:10 03:48:06 03:20:54 03:02:13 02:48:57
75 04:54:49 04:08:55 03:39:14 03:18:51 03:04:23
80 05:32:35 04:40:48 04:07:19 03:44:19 03:28:00
85 06:38:20 05:36:18 04:56:12 04:28:40 04:09:07
90 08:45:29 07:23:40 06:30:45 05:54:26 05:28:38
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 13.8 16.3 18.5 20.4 22.0
15 15.5 18.3 20.8 22.9 24.7
20 16.6 19.6 22.3 24.6 26.5
25 16.7 19.7 22.4 24.7 26.7
30 16.7 19.7 22.4 24.7 26.7
35 16.6 19.7 22.3 24.6 26.6
40 16.3 19.3 21.9 24.1 26.0
45 15.7 18.6 21.1 23.2 25.0
50 14.8 17.5 19.9 21.9 23.7
55 13.9 16.4 18.7 20.6 22.2
60 12.9 15.3 17.4 19.2 20.7
65 12.0 14.2 16.2 17.8 19.2
70 11.1 13.2 14.9 16.5 17.8
75 10.2 12.1 13.7 15.1 16.3
80 9.0 10.7 12.1 13.4 14.4
85 7.5 8.9 10.1 11.2 12.0
90 5.7 6.8 7.7 8.5 9.1
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 8.6 10.1 11.5 12.7 13.7
15 9.6 11.4 12.9 14.3 15.4
20 10.3 12.2 13.8 15.3 16.5
25 10.4 12.3 13.9 15.4 16.6
30 10.4 12.3 13.9 15.4 16.6
35 10.3 12.2 13.9 15.3 16.5
40 10.1 12.0 13.6 15.0 16.2
45 9.7 11.5 13.1 14.4 15.6
50 9.2 10.9 12.4 13.6 14.7
55 8.6 10.2 11.6 12.8 13.8
60 8.0 9.5 10.8 11.9 12.9
65 7.5 8.9 10.0 11.1 11.9
70 6.9 8.2 9.3 10.2 11.0
75 6.3 7.5 8.5 9.4 10.1
80 5.6 6.6 7.5 8.3 9.0
85 4.7 5.5 6.3 6.9 7.5
90 3.5 4.2 4.8 5.3 5.7
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 46 59 73 86 99
15 54 72 89 107 124
20 61 80 101 122 142
25 61 81 102 123 144
30 61 81 102 123 144
35 61 81 102 123 143
40 59 78 98 118 137
45 55 73 91 109 127
50 51 66 82 98 113
55 46 60 74 87 100
60 42 54 66 77 88
65 38 48 58 68 78
70 34 43 52 60 68
75 30 38 45 52 59
80 26 32 38 44 49
85 21 26 30 34 38
90 15 19 22 24 26
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
10 266 317 368 419 466
15 299 364 430 497 560
20 322 397 475 553 628
25 325 400 480 559 636
30 325 400 480 559 636
35 323 398 477 556 631
40 316 388 463 538 610
45 303 369 438 506 572
50 286 344 404 464 521
55 268 319 372 423 472
60 252 297 342 386 427
65 237 275 314 351 387
70 222 255 288 320 350
75 208 237 265 292 316
80 192 216 238 259 279
85 173 191 208 223 237
90 152 164 175 185 194

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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