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Review: Kinetic inRide H1 may be the lightest Heart Rate Monitor, and lighter IS better!

Review: Kinetic inRide H1 may be the lightest Heart Rate Monitor, and lighter IS better!

Indoor bike trainer maker Kinetic has a new inRide H1 chest strap heart rate monitor, calling it the lightest on the market. Reading that claim,…

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Indoor bike trainer maker Kinetic has a new inRide H1 chest strap heart rate monitor, calling it the lightest on the market. Reading that claim, my initial reaction was, “who cares how light a heart rate monitor is?” And then I tried it on, inside of the trainer and outside on the trail… and it’s surprisingly great. The inRide H1 does everything you need from a heart rate monitor, and it’s more comfortable than most. Kinetic inRide H1 lightweight heart rate monitor

There really isn’t much revolutionary about Kinetic’s new lightweight inRide H1 heart rate monitor. That’s not really a bad thing, though. Like most other similar devices, you get a small sending unit that sits in the middle of your chest, snapping together two ends of an elastic chest strap with contacts that sit against your chest to sense your heart rate.

It’s a basic device, but a core function that most cyclists need to track their fitness and manage training efforts. While heart rate monitors tend to last for many years, eventually their contacts do tend to corrode, and you may find yourself needing to replace your current one.

When that happens, Kinetic’s new inRide H1 would be a great replacement option. Tech details

The inRide H1 device communicates in both Bluetooth & ANT+ to connect to pretty much every smart trainer, GPS cycling computer, smartphone, smart watch, or computer in existence… syncing your heartrate with exercise fitness data on probably every training platform out there. And it looks […]

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