Yoooo, so I like listening to music while riding my motorbike. But earbuds are kind of a pain, they tend to hurt after a while, and getting them to stay in position while putting the helmet on is a hassle. I like the idea of more "over-ear" style of headphone, because then i'd still hear my bike's sound to some degree, so I know intuitively when to shift or dump the clutch for wheelies n shit.
To be honest, every time I listen to music while riding, I get pumped and it turns into motoGP in the streets. But alas, i'm still looking for a good solution for music while riding, even if I have to restrict myself to classical genres.
There're lots of bluetooth comm headsets on the market. I don't care too much to talk to friends while riding, it'd be cool n' all, but i'm concerned about the quality of these motorcycle brands. I just want something to pump good sound into my ears without the speakers blowing or the cords deteriorating. Seems like i go through headphones ridiculously fast... So a good warranty (like skullcandy) is a plus.
I found these bluetooth Outdoor Tech Chips, which are headphone inserts for helmets (like ski and snowboard helmets). They're pretty much exactly what I want, except they're 0.5" thick, so i don't think they'd fit too well. And no way am I going to shave foam on the interior of an $$$ Arai helmet to fit them, especially because I can't risk compromising the integrity of my helmet. Protecting my head is the #1 priority haha. Anyway, just wondering if anyone here knows of headphones that they think might match my criteria?
You might be best order a few differn5kinds of headphones from somewhere with a good return policy try them out in your he entered return the ones you don't like. Unless you kind find somewhere that would let you bring in your heletter and try on headphones which would seem pretty unlikely.
I know they are motorcycle specific bluetooth headsets but Sena is so worth the money. I have the 20S in my Arai Corsair helmet. Nothing needs to be modified in the helmet. There are ear pockets in the helmet that fit the speakers. When I talk to people they can't even tell I am riding a motorcycle either. I think some of the cheaper Sena models would work well for your purposes.