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Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
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Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker? I stopped wearing the right ear headphone. Bluetooth speaker has been good. At stop lights, some people (most) smile and laugh - late 80's / early 90's dance…Continue

Tags: tooth, blue, bluetooth, speakers, headhones

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt May 26.

 

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Anne Alt replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"It is to engage in the activity at hand - riding effectively, politely and safely. The point is to be ENGAGED! ...It is the disengaged rider that is "dangerous" or in danger. Well said. Thank you!"
May 26
Irvin Steinert replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"You have it a bit inverted. It is to engage in the activity at hand - riding effectively, politely and safely. The point is to be ENGAGED! Not to see it as if you get run over by a car that you can simply hit new game: literally every sane person…"
May 26
Irvin Steinert replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"Explain. Give a scenario."
May 26
Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz and Tom A.K. are now friends
May 25
Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz replied to Alex Z's discussion LFTmageddon?
"I got le Fat Bike... will ride with fat tires to get to the fishing destination... and back. "
May 25
Anne Alt replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"If you have  headphones you are missing sounds that will help you negotiate the real urban video game. I think the argument that deaf people should therefore be kept off their bikes is eye opening but ultimately fails for two reasons.…"
May 25
David Barish replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"I think not being able to hear is what makes earbuds dangerous. If it was distraction it would not matter  whether you had earbuds or a speaker. You still have music allegedly distracting you. I think the distraction depends on the actor.…"
May 25
Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"2, only 2. "
May 25
Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz replied to Alex Z's discussion LFTmageddon?
"I am going to see it for myself in a could of hours. Will report on it. "
May 25
Tony Adams replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"I wonder how the Klingon opera effects one's ability to ride peacefully though?  "
May 25
Irvin Steinert replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"Is it distraction or not being able to hear that makes earbuds "dangerous"? Certainly distraction an occur under any circumstance and is more akin to the individual. If it is dangerous to not hear then should we ban deaf cyclists and…"
May 25
Anne Alt replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"Would you have heard the engine of that approaching vehicle? ...in a post Tesla era of motor vehicles that might not be possible any more.) There are enough nearly silent cars between hybrids and electric vehicles that I listen for tires on the…"
May 24
Anne Alt replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"Humorous vein? Almost. ;) Personal attack on anyone? Nah."
May 24
ChicagoCyclist replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"Yes, and convertibles (cars) with the radio on, cars with windows down and the radio on, people speaking out-loud on the train -- or on the sidewalk, babies crying in the park, the sound of skateboard wheels click-clicking on every crack -- all…"
May 24
Tom A.K. replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
May 23
Serge Lubomudrov replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"Nah. I only use earphones for navigation. So far, never been bored, even on long rides. Well, perhaps, only on something like that trail to Kenosha ;)"
May 23

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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Mountain, Fat Bike, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Competition / Racing
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Cycling shenannigans
About me:
I ride - as much as I can. And I fix bicycles.
My first bike:
1976 fixed gear kid's bike back in the day - with a banana seat.

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