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Old 04-25-09, 11:23 PM   #1
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Which Polar HRM watch?

Which Polar HRM watch is best for a cyclist on a budget? My budget has some flexibility, but I don't want to pay for features I don't need. Which features are, "must have" and which aren't? Looking for something with an intuitive menu ((my last HRM(not Polar)died and I needed to refer back to the manual constantly.)). I'm happy with my bike computers, so I'm only looking at the watch model HRM's
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The main functions that you need to train with a hrm are Current HR, Max HR and Average HR. Many of the heart rate monitors on the market can do this.
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The most versatile is the Polar RS200. I would stay away from the F series because they lack stopwatch functions. My wife has one and she loves it. A year after she got it she got herself a Polar CS100b bike computer and her strap works with that so she only needs one computer/HRM for either running or cycling.
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