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Discussion: FR235 Optical HR

in: bradc; bradc > 2017-08-05

Aug 6, 2017 10:16 AM # 
Gaz:
I have compared the F235 HR with a chest strap, using both my watch and a chest strap linked to my bike computer at the same time. My experience is pretty much as detailed in the DCRainmaker comparison at the link below - i.e. ok for steady efforts
https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2015/11/garmin-fr230-f...
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Aug 6, 2017 5:56 PM # 
andrewd:
Agreed, it's rubbish for anything fast
Aug 7, 2017 5:03 PM # 
pauline:
The BBC's "Trust Me I'm A Doctor" agrees with you that wrist strap heart rate monitors aren't accurate, see:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2RMlKr3cn...

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