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Old 07-02-11, 04:19 PM   #1
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Music

I'm pretty new to riding and i was wondering if anyone listens to music while they ride. Does it just matter on where your riding?
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Old 07-02-11, 04:24 PM   #2
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I do, but I only put in one ear bud in. I have never had a problem hearing whats going on around me that way.
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Old 07-02-11, 04:25 PM   #3
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I used to. Too many people not paying attn for that crap now.
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I like hearing what is around me. I can't imagine listening to tunes while riding.

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Old 07-02-11, 04:41 PM   #5
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I was just a little unsure about coming around a blind corner and the only way you may know if someone is coming the other way is if you hear them. I'll give it a try.
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I can't. I haven't found any ear buds that will fit comfortably in my ears and can't imagine riding with earphones covering my ears.
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Old 07-02-11, 05:33 PM   #7
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yeah i always rock music while im riding. Tried headphones but they always fall out and they also limit your ability to listen to whats going on around you. So now i just strap my phone to my backpack strap and put it on speaker and its just loud enough that i can hear it and rock out but not loud enough to bug other people or make it so i cant hear whats goin on around me.
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if i ride alone, road or mountain, i listen to music.
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Yea only when I'm alone, and only with 1 earbud on anything other than a no car ascent. I often turn off my music when I stop going up.
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Yep - only by myself - which is most of the time.
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I only rock on long solo rides, endurance ride fire road kinda stuff. I don't like extra noise when I hit singletrack for some reason.
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Being at the pumptrack, I have been listening to music now.
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I listen to music as well.
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I have a set of ear plugs with
iPlugz™
Sports Monitor, for music
http://www.earinc.com/pdf/iplugz.pdf
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I can't. I haven't found any ear buds that will fit comfortably in my ears and can't imagine riding with earphones covering my ears.
have you tried skull candy? they are pretty inexpensive and each pack comes with three sizes of the rubber part that goes in your ear.

http://www.skullcandy.com/shop/headp...s-earbuds.html
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have you tried skull candy?l[/url]
Hate those... You can hear everything that touches the entire cord; the way they seal up your ear.
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