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Old 07-28-16, 12:51 PM   #1
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Speakers on Your Bike

Hi. I've been using a SoundMatters Foxl bluetooth speaker for tunes on my commute. The fact that the company offers a handlebar mount for the speaker was one of the big selling points. It sounds great, but it's not as loud as I'd like when in heavy traffic, and it's not waterproof and very fragile.

So I'm wondering if there are any good, loud, rugged, waterproof, bluetooth speakers that people have had luck with? Amazon has so many to choose from that I'm just confused.

Thanks.
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Hi. I've been using a SoundMatters Foxl bluetooth speaker for tunes on my commute. The fact that the company offers a handlebar mount for the speaker was one of the big selling points. It sounds great, but it's not as loud as I'd like when in heavy traffic, and it's not waterproof and very fragile.

So I'm wondering if there are any good, loud, rugged, waterproof, bluetooth speakers that people have had luck with? Amazon has so many to choose from that I'm just confused.

Thanks.
I'm absolutely happy with my Boombot Rex. If you don't care about color, they have some limited edition models on clearance now on the cheap-- $18 for the REX and $30 for the PRO. The standard colors are cheaper on Amazon, usually. I've been using a REX for over a year now, I love it. Loud, doubles as speakerphone, will do Siri, has a port for wired connection-- it's pretty great. When I went to the site to copy the link, I ended up buying an Odd Future PRO-- it's double the amp power of the REX, and I'm pretty jazzed to try it out. That will make 3 Boombots in the house, as I also bought my wife a REX to use as a hands-free speakerphone in her car.

The bike mount is also clever and works well.

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