Is it possible to get your helmet on and not dislodge an Airpod? Is this the best way to listen to music when riding your motorcycle?
It depends, but let’s say yes. If you have a new helmet, the pads need to be broken in before you attempt to use Airpods. It’s best to pull your helmets on using the straps to get a little flex on the helmet. In some countries, you are only allowed to wear 1 Airpod!
Can you wear earbuds on a motorcycle?
Yes, you can wear earbuds on a motorcycle. It may be a little uncomfortable, and you need to figure out the best way to put your helmet on, but it is possible.
There is some concern regarding the safety of the rider listening to music while riding and losing concentration. For this reason, the state of California only allows a rider to wear one earbud.
However, Airpods are wireless, which makes things slightly easier than needing to thread the wire from the earbuds through your jacket to your mp3 player.
You will need to ask yourself if it is worth the hassle of wearing earbuds under a helmet and if your safety will be compromised.
But, comms devices have been used on motorcycle helmets for decades to communicate with your pillion passenger, so the evolution seems inevitable to wear an ear device.
Can you use AirPods as headsets?
Airpods are Bluetooth devices, so as long as you are paired with a suitable device such as your mobile, then yes, you can wear Airpods as a headset in loose terms.
Of course, because the speaker is built into the Airpod, it is unlikely you could have a conversation while wearing a crash helmet due to the amount of protective insulation covering the Airpods.
Do AirPods work on bikes?
Yes, the noise-cancelling feature can dramatically reduce the sounds from exhausts
How do you listen to music while riding a motorcycle?
However, if you think that reducing the noise surrounding you is a good idea, you could be mistaken. The Airpod could mute an emergency siren, the sound of traffic around you honking horns making you a liability on the road.
On top of this, they are uncomfortable to wear with a helmet, particularly when you remove your helmet. You need to be extra careful not to damage your ear and then drop the Airpods.
How do you listen to music while riding a bike?
The best way is to invest in helmet speakers. They are super slim and velcro into place in your helmet.
They are easy to use and do not cause any difficulty putting your helmet on and taking it off the same way earbuds do.
The helmet speakers have Bluetooth connectivity for easing pairing with your chosen device for music storage.
Helmet speakers provide the best solution for listening to music while riding. They are not obtrusive and deliver quality sound.