The Best Bike Speakers

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Riding a bike with headphones on isn’t just dangerous – it’s illegal in many places. Even if you’re allowed to ride with headphones on just one ear, wouldn’t you rather enjoy your music without tangling cords or limiting your head movement?

I know I do – that’s why I’m glad gizmo-makers have started putting out bicycle speakers that you can attach directly to your handlebars or crossbar. You just choose the songs, hook it up, and enjoy your ride. Some of them are even wireless!

All of a sudden, you’re a mobile music machine, whether you’re rocking out on a long ride, or just livening up the mood around your neighborhood. It’s safer, it’s more fun, and you can stop fumbling with cords and put your focus back on your riding.

The Best Bike Speakers

Stylish: Fugoo Sport

Fugoo SportPrice: $199.99

Rating: 4.5 stars

Pros: “This is definitely the new top dog in portable speakers, especially if you want to actually go anywhere interesting with your portable speaker.”

Cons: “I wanted to like this speaker. Just not loud enough”

Affordable: Ivation Bicycle Speaker

Price: $29.99Ivation Bicycle Speaker

Rating: 4.5 stars

Pros: “It is just a very flexible and useful bike riding accessory”

Cons: “I would rate this as 5 star if the external control buttons worked with my touch ipod. Instead you have to unzip the hipo and control your ipod using its only controls.”

Rugged: ECOROX Waterproof Wireless Speaker

Price: $108.69Ecorox Wirelees Bluetooth Speaker

Rating: 4 stars

Pros: “The carbiner makes it easy to attach to a backpack or secure it to a kayak so it won’t go overboard. “

Cons: “The port for the charging cable can be pushed into the speaker and can’t be retrieved”

 

Deluxe: Fugoo Tough

Price: $229.99
Fugoo Tough Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Rating: 4.5 stars

Pros: “Best all-around portable speaker I’ve owned. Incredible sound in a gorgeous package.”

Cons: “For close up listening the volume range is great. However, for an outdoor “group” music experience, this is where the unit falls short”