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Offline mellowme17

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heart rate monitor help
« on: December 14, 2010, 10:29:01 AM »

Hello all
 I am looking for some suggestions for a heart rate monitor…. It’s been suggested by a number of riders that I have met that I should get one and use it to increase my performance on the bicycle…
I will be using it for trail riding as well as road riding and my current budget is less than $100.
What kind of features should I be looking for?
All suggestions are welcome

Thanks!
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Re: heart rate monitor help
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2010, 08:54:52 PM »
We have a couple of Polars in stock they are popular work well and 100 or less

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Re: heart rate monitor help
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2010, 10:16:44 AM »
I think most of the name brand ones work well (Polar, Nike, Suunto, Timex).  IMO the only useful feature in addition to heart rate is  the quality of the chest strap.  I would make sure you get one of the soft ones.  I think the hard plastic ones are uncomfortable.  Second thing is I would make sure the batteries are user replaceable.  Some HRM require you to send the back to get the battery changed.
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Re: heart rate monitor help
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2012, 02:31:41 PM »
Did you end up getting a HRM to train with mellow? I am on my 3rd set of batteries for mine.

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Re: heart rate monitor help
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2013, 03:09:52 PM »
Is there anything new this time? Which can work in more better way!


I use this one with my iPhone & STRAVA, its Blutoof 4.0 so its pretty much compatible with every app & Phone out there:
http://www.polarusa.com/us-en/products/accessories/H7_heart_rate_sensor

 

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