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What's your highest recorded heart rate?(31 posts)

What's your highest recorded heart rate?DWridesGT
Jan 21, 2002 11:59 PM
Just for fun.......... kinda like the "Max Speed" thread yesterday. What is the highest BMP you pushed your ticker too. Be Honest. I once reached 201 bpm at age 25 but now can only hit 191 bpm at age 32.
I still hit 200, and I'm 32. nmFunkyMonkey
Jan 22, 2002 12:35 AM
217, age 21CrazyMan
Jan 22, 2002 12:55 AM
i think i could go higher, though.
about 48 bpm resting heart rate, when i was training this summer.
now about 57 bpm..i've gotten very lazy.
207, at age 41!!supercorsa
Jan 22, 2002 1:07 AM
167 at age 62 nmJohn-d
Jan 22, 2002 1:33 AM
re: What's your highest recorded heart rate?mackgoo
Jan 22, 2002 1:38 AM
I hit 200. I regularly cruise at 160.
I'm 16 and hit around 210ish (nt)JuniorRacerFL
Jan 22, 2002 2:26 AM
182 age 54 nmSharky
Jan 22, 2002 4:06 AM
195 on bike - 230+ in bed = 33 blissfull years :-0 nmnaff geezer
Jan 22, 2002 4:48 AM
re: What's your highest recorded heart rate?McAndrus
Jan 22, 2002 4:51 AM
188 at 49
re: What's your highest recorded heart rate?RayBan
Jan 22, 2002 6:16 AM
I hit 204 in a sprint at 32 yrs old. Haven't seen what it will do this year yet (35 years old).
174 at 57 yrs. old (nm)Jon Billheimer
Jan 22, 2002 6:26 AM
188 at 43 ... but that was before the, well, you know. (nm)Elefantino
Jan 22, 2002 6:25 AM
Current 200 @ 46 yrs old........Len J
Jan 22, 2002 6:36 AM
Historical 225 @ 17 years old.

192 Age 46 (nm)DCP
Jan 22, 2002 7:01 AM
re: What's your highest recorded heart rate?ebs
Jan 22, 2002 7:34 AM
195 at 40yo (210 at 19 ran x-country in college) resting is 39 (not a typo)
32ys 175 pounds rest 49 MxHr 190 (NM)tempeteKerouak
Jan 22, 2002 7:58 AM
217 this year at 38 yearsTig
Jan 22, 2002 8:05 AM
No, it wasn't a glitch in the HR monitor, but during a sprint up a bridge and it stayed above 210 for about 15 seconds. Needless to say, it took about 15 minutes to recover enough to ride at a descent pace! I should be dead with a HR this high at 38, but remember I'm only 135 lbs. I've seen HR's above 210 many times over the years, and with different monitors. I only wish it was something useful that could aid my cycling. Instead, it's a big red flag that is followed by some very slow riding.

The highest ever was 228 about 10 years ago during a long track sprint. I don't know if it was a glitch since I couldn't look that long due to the extreme breathing and pain! I'm glad I kept my cycling journal from back then. The riding days of the past make for interesting reading when looked back upon.
193 bpm, age 29. Resting about 49. nmBruno
Jan 22, 2002 8:18 AM
185. 43 y/o. LOWEST? EMT's got me at aboutbill
Jan 22, 2002 8:20 AM
46 right before they took me to the hospital after I lost a fight with Percodan just after my hernia op a couple of weeks ago. 46 is about 10 bpm's below my lowest recorded just out of bed resting rate withOUT narcotics.
Oh, and, BTW, the highest was on supposedly-difficult-to-bill
Jan 23, 2002 7:13 AM
get-a-real-workout rollers. I've hit over 180 on the bike, but the highest was on rollers.
re: What's your highest recorded heart rate?Turtleherder
Jan 22, 2002 8:37 AM
202 bpm at age 39. Regularly see low 190's. Resting heart rate is 55.
203, chasing Lance Armstrong and Miguel Indurain. Really.Greg Taylor
Jan 22, 2002 8:49 AM
I did the 2000 edition of the Ride for the Roses as part of the "Peloton Project." One of the perks was a "celebrity ride" with Lance and Miguel Indurain over a rolling 25 mile course. Anyway, we were pulling out of the parking lot when a young woman who was part of the group suffered a mechanical.... I figured that the ride was going to be an easy roll, so I stopped to help her (who says chivalry is dead!). Got her bike fixed after about 3-4 minutes, and then proceeded to chase.

Did I mention that it was windy? Yes, it was windy. I was also slightly hungover, and it was cold.

Anyway, I went into time-trial mode to catch the group, which I discovered was rolling along at a fair clip. I whupped myself silly, and saw 203 on the heartrate monitor. Then I saw God. Mercifully, I didn't see breakfast again. Ouch, that hurt.

Anyway, I caught the group at about 12 miles. Stuffing my lungs back into my chest, I recovered and started to enjoy the ride. I wanted to get a picture of Lance and Miguel, so I pulled my camera out of my pocket...and then dropped the damn thing. Off the back again...chasing up hill and into the wind. Saw over 200 BPM that time...
re: What's your highest recorded heart rate?Troyboy
Jan 22, 2002 10:05 AM
193 at a recent stress test. 34 years old, male.
Only 174, age 26, weigh 195, excellent conditionashleyrenfroe
Jan 22, 2002 11:08 AM
I have no known heart condition, nothing to keep me from being my best except a few extra pounds around the middle. But the highest I have ever seen is 174. My resting HR, which to me is more important, is 47.
Hit 219 in a TT - can reach 202 consistently. 26 y-o guy.jw25
Jan 22, 2002 11:42 AM
I was alone for most of the TT, and parallel a set of powerlines for about half the course, but I've ridden it many times without getting weird readings, so I can't prove it was wrong.
During road races, and hard training, I can hit 202 bpm consistently, but it's painful, so I use 202 as my max.
My resting HR is around 60, but that's true resting - once I'm up for the day, it's more like 70-80.
195 (according to the police reports) . . .morrison
Jan 22, 2002 2:43 PM
sitting in the open door of a VW bus w/ a pocket full of speed sewn onto the finest looking pair of bell bottom jeans you ever saw.

Thank God the 70's are over.
LOL!!! now all we have is starbucks - doesn't compare nmnaff geezer
Jan 23, 2002 1:42 AM
199 IN TT, REST 42, 21YR OLDDaniel H.
Jan 22, 2002 7:49 PM
203 max, got 35 resting once (nm)tacoShoppe
Jan 22, 2002 11:47 PM
dehydration and hospitalizationwspokes
Jan 23, 2002 4:34 AM
I dehydrated in a race in 97, I kept racing and was delirious, dizzy, and very sick. I saw 225-235 on my monitor and when complete, 237max. I finished (85miles, 90 degree weather) and drove home skipping the next days final crit...I checked into the local hospital for dehydration, my electrolytes were so out of whack I had uncontrolled atrial fib, and a slew of other related problems. Drink, drink, and drink...even if you do drink...if you feel real bad..STOP. if you see these numbers. STOP. I dropped my USCF status that year and have rode for the fun of it ever since!