This is our review of the Shokz OpenFit Headphones, which we think could be the right choice for some of our readers who are looking for safe headphones to wear while riding their bike – without sacrificing premium audio. Or for those who just want to spoil themselves with some premium audio, wherever they happen […]
This is our review of the Mojawa Run Plus Bone Conduction Headphones – which are ideal for safe cycling, running, hiking – and also for swimming. These are the only headphones we have found that incorporate both Bluetooth bone conduction and MP3 waterproof bone conduction technology.
This is our review of Shokz OpenRun Mini headphones, which we believe are ideal headphones for cycling safely while still enjoying your favorite music or podcasts. They are easy to wear, and the smaller size means they fit comfortably under a cycling helmet.
In this post and comparative chart we compare some of the best headphones for safe cycling. Not all headphones are the same – some are much more immersive and potentially dangerous; others enable you to be much more aware of your surroundings. The safest leave your ears completely open. These are the kind of headphones we feature in this post. And you might even want to consider a smart helmet with integrated stereo speakers! Use this post to quickly figure out which headphones would be the best and safest for your needs and budget.
Oladance open ear headphones offer an attractive choice for those who want to listen to music while still staying in touch with their environment. In our opinion, they are a good option for those who want to be entertained while still cycling safely.
Shokz OpenRun Pro and Shokz OpenRun are two of the very best open-ear bone conduction headphones in the world. They are also both at the top of our list of safe headphones for cyclists, thanks to their advanced bone conduction technology, which keeps your ears open to the traffic around you. While they have different price points, they look almost identical. This post sums up the differences between these two elite sets of Shokz headphones.
This is a review of the Shokz XTrainerZ Headphones – ideal headphones for those who spend a lot of time working out on a bike AND in the pool. In the pool they are waterproof and provide excellent sound. On the bike, they also provide great sound, while at the same time leaving your ears open for safety reasons.
Here is my review of the Shokz Titanium Cordless Bluetooth Open Ear Bone Conduction Headphones, which have quickly become my go-to cycling headphones. They are cordless (Bluetooth) headphones that conduct sound to you via vibrations on your cheekbones, instead of by plugging up your ears. This makes these headphones ideal for people listening to music while vulnerable to traffic, such as pedestrians and cyclists. The CORDLESS Shokz Titanium Bluetooth open ear bone conduction earphones are a great idea, and have been very well designed. This review will help you decide if you want to try this safety-focused technology.
Maggie reviews the Jaybird Tarah wireless bluetooth sports headphones, which she finds lightweight and super comfortable. The Jaybird Tarah headphones compare well with more expensive premium headphones, such as the Jaybird X4 and the Bose SoundSport headphones.
Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones and Jaybird X3 Sport Headphones are two of the most popular, premium Bluetooth Headphones for cyclists. This post compares Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones vs Jaybird X3 Sports Headphones to help you choose between them. Includes a chart that you can use to compare the key features of both sets of headphones.
Comparison of Trekz Aftershokz Titanium vs SainSonic BM-7, with comparison chart and videos. Trekz Aftershokz Titanium and SainSonic BM-7 look quite similar. Both have bone conduction technology, Bluetooth connectivity and built-in microphones. But their price points are very different. Is it possible that SainSonic offers the same quality as Trekz for a much lower price? Which of these bone conduction headphones are the best buy for cyclists?
Here are links to our best posts on headphones for cyclists. The links will take you to in-depth comparisons and reviews of some great headphones for cyclists.
Review of the Aftershokz Sportz Headphones. These headphones provide a way to listen to music while still keeping your ears open to the sounds around you. This makes them ideal for cyclists and runners who want to listen to music while still being safe and aware of their surroundings.
Review of the Plantronics BackBeat FIT Bluetooth headphones, which are my go-to cycling headphones. This review includes videos. These headphones are comfortable, lightweight, and rugged. They have great sound quality for the price, and they don’t fall out of your ears – not even when you are standing on your head, let alone cycling. They fit well under a cycling helmet.