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My bluetooth ear buds get pulled out when I put my helmet on. It is great on... but very tight going on.
When I used to do a wired setup I had a great solution.
Now I need bluetooth.

Did you install speakers in your helmet?
Can they work if I am using ear plugs? (I always do)
Do you have an awesome set of low profile earbuds?
Do they have the FOAM tips for noise cancellation?

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JMHO, But I think it's not the best move listening to music on a bike. Distraction and not hearing emergency vehicles. Ear plugs and music going I would think it would be pretty hard to hear what going on around you.
Of course it's up to you.
 

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I used to have the same problem, and since using a baclava problem gone, my helmet does have a designated spot for speakers, and yes I can used them with or without the ear buds.....
 

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JMHO, But I think it's not the best move listening to music on a bike. Distraction and not hearing emergency vehicles. Ear plugs and music going I would think it would be pretty hard to hear what going on around you.
Of course it's up to you.
My last wired ear buds were the foam sound deadening type.
You can still hear everything. SIRENS ARE LOUD!!!
Even regular horns cut through.

The only draw back is you can sometimes find yourself speeding up or slowing down according to the tune.

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My bluetooth ear buds get pulled out when I put my helmet on. It is great on... but very tight going on.
When I used to do a wired setup I had a great solution.
Now I need bluetooth.

Did you install speakers in your helmet?Yes
Can they work if I am using ear plugs? (I always do)Yes but of course it will reduce volume
Do you have an awesome set of low profile earbuds?I use them for work out still suck with the helmet
Do they have the FOAM tips for noise cancellation?no but my sena is 5 years old I'm sure they've gotten more tech

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Had this problem when I first started riding again I found Sena to be the best solution Answers in red..
 

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I used a set of apple wired ones, not in my ears but pushed into the foam with the wires coming down in the gap of the cheek pads.. the old Apple ones were loud enough for 3/4 volume to be heard over wind noise and were not in my ears to distract or pull out.

Perhaps your buds might work if you wedge them in the foam.
 

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usually for commute or long rides i just use ear buds connected to my cell (ear buds have mute and volume control in wire) that being said for sure ill be getting the Cardo Freedom 2+ prob over off season
 

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i recently got a cardo pack talk slim, that works really good, and the voice command works great.
 

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I have the Cardo. I use it for phone calls, GPS, and music. the speakers in the helmet are crap. But they are good enough for what they are. You have volume so you can turn it up, and down. The microphone works well.
everyone I have asked could not tell I was riding. You can still hear Emergency vehicles even at full volume. And the volume adjusts automatically at stops. When the ambient noise gets quieter, so does the music.
 

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mine has the JVC speakers, they sound very good.
 

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JMHO, But I think it's not the best move listening to music on a bike. Distraction and not hearing emergency vehicles. Ear plugs and music going I would think it would be pretty hard to hear what going on around you.
Of course it's up to you.
I think listening to music is an awesome thing on a bike and at the same time, it is dangerous. You don't know about your surrounding which isn't a good thing at all.
 

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I can hear my surroundings. No issues. You do have volume control, you know. Even at full volume, I can hear everything fine. Wind noise, and my sweet ass bike, is still louder than anything else.
 

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I used a bluetooth setup on a modular helmet (Nolan) some years ago, which was connected to a Garmin motorcycle GPS. GPS wasn't a standard thing on phones back then, and the Garmin had a music player. It wasn't too time-consuming and I had a regular commute. I thought it was good at the time.
Fast forward to last year when I started riding to work again (took a break with the kids being born and my wife being adamant I wasn't getting out of looking after them if I was in a wheelchair). I've found a brand called Bogotto who makes a specialised bluetooth modular helmet which is actually pretty user-friendly and hooks up to my phone for music and GPS. Had to wait for it from a company in Europe - haven't seen them sold in Australia. It's pretty good the way the speakers are set up so I can hear my surroundings, and the adjustment on the side makes it easy to change the volume. Doesn't have a button to skip songs, but the music is more just a background thing for me, so I'm not too fussed.
With the Staintunes, the SS can be easily heard by myself and surrounding traffic and that matters most to me:)
 

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I think listening to music is an awesome thing on a bike and at the same time, it is dangerous. You don't know about your surrounding which isn't a good thing at all.
Pretty sure we’re not banging along to death metal...

So the music is pretty much background noise and better than the white noise std in the helmet.

More noise from the bike anyway.
 

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Pretty sure we’re not banging along to death metal...

So the music is pretty much background noise and better than the white noise std in the helmet.

More noise from the bike anyway.
Ummmmm. You might not want to assume that. Some of us listen to all kinds of music. I would listen to death metal for 24 hrs straight before I put 1 country song on. A little Obituary in the background, on a sunny monday morning. Heading into work. Its beautiful.
Obituary - Chopped In Half - YouTube
 

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My bluetooth ear buds get pulled out when I put my helmet on. It is great on... but very tight going on.
When I used to do a wired setup I had a great solution.
Now I need bluetooth.

Did you install speakers in your helmet?
Can they work if I am using ear plugs? (I always do)
Do you have an awesome set of low profile earbuds?
Do they have the FOAM tips for noise cancellation?

REX
Look at galaxy buds live they fit in the crater of your ear...slip on a neoprene skull cap to keep them tucked into the ear crater and the helmet slips right on
 
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