Last updated Feb 2017
Racing cyclists often want to know what their optimal weight range is for their height. The below are taken from height and weight data of professional cyclists with national or international wins. Keep in mind that these are goal weight ranges for elite cyclists.
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Data for heights lacking sufficient data samples are extrapolated from Body Mass Indexes (BMI) of other climbers and sprinters.
These figures relate to elite racers only and should be used only as a guide.
Master racers age 35 and older can add about 5 lbs to each category as a rough guide, though note that many of the best master cyclists have body weights similar to elite cyclists.
Weights for junior riders are not addressed on this table.
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