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Polar Pro Trainer XT(4 posts)

Polar Pro Trainer XTRandyMH
Dec 28, 2001 5:55 PM
I'm concidering buying this HRM. It's on sell for $99.00. Any yeahs or neys on this one. Also, any other suggestions. I'm debuting on getting one with pc download capabilities. Does anyone actually download there info?
re: Polar Pro Trainer XTVelocipedio
Dec 28, 2001 6:13 PM
I download every workout. I find it damned useful for keeping track of progress, particularly when I'm cross-training.

Where can you get the Pro trainer XT for $99?
re: Polar Pro Trainer XTRandyMH
Dec 28, 2001 6:20 PM
Here is Dallas. But the XT does not download. Has all the other features except vo2and download.
Screamin' Dealjtolleson
Dec 29, 2001 12:32 PM
The Protrainer got a LOT cheaper with the advent of the S710 and other downloadable (S510) Polar models that are priced in the friggin' stratosphere.

$300 for an HRM? I don't THINK so. The Protrainer will make you plenty happy. I think that for a hard core pro athlete wanting to hyperanalyze training effects over time, downloadable info could be quite important, but for most folks with whom I ride, the download feature is a fun toy and little else.

Of course, I have certain retrogrouch impulses. I pretty much only use the pulse readout and ignore the other features of my swanky HRM. In hindsight, I should have bought a $50 model.