It’s a hotly debated topic, with biased opinions usually based on the style of riding you prefer.  The team at Bikmo are a mixed bag of cyclists, with most of us riding both MTB and road, however I think every rider for sure has a preference, and an opinion on which is harder.

MTB vs Road cycling – which is harder?

Whether it’s road cycling or MTB, the guys at Global Mountain Bike Network give us some insight into which is factually more physically intensive based on heart rate monitors and power meters.

Pro road cyclist Daniel Lloyd took to the bike with Downhill & Enduro racer Neil Donoghue to compare the data. Here’s what they found:

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