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Old 01-14-2020, 01:35 PM
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I really like my Aftershokz Trekz-Air. They're bone conduction, allowing me to hear traffic when I use them on outdoor rides.
https://aftershokz.com/products/trekz-air
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Old 01-14-2020, 05:39 PM
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Jabra Elite Active 65T

Active is the important part, these are sweat proof and can be rinsed in water, worn in the rain, etc. There is a newer version coming out called the 75T with better battery life, etc.

Great sound quality, stay in no matter how much I sweat, and you can control outside noise coming in - very important if you wear while riding.

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Old 01-14-2020, 06:43 PM
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The Jabras are the bomb. Love mine.
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Old 01-14-2020, 08:15 PM
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I have the JBL Reflect Flow and they are quite nice.

They were selling the 150 NC (non-wireless) via ebay for $30. I think they were dumping the extra stocks. I bought 3 pairs the they shipped these instead to a bunch of people.

JBL sent an email to telling us to keep them. They are very nice for $30. Good sound, specially good bass. But I am not sure if I will like them as much at $150.
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Old 01-14-2020, 09:22 PM
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consumer reports has a recent test.
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Old 01-14-2020, 10:18 PM
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Plantronics backbeat fit 3100

I have very small ear canals and ears that stick out. I've found it almost impossible to find buds that don't hurt and over the ear shapes that don't wear funny. Plantronics 2100s I like. 3100s I LOVE. YMMV.
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Old 01-14-2020, 10:26 PM
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Aftershokz

Another vote for bone conduction. Good enough for Audible books, watching movies, phone calls, Meh for music... but you can hear everything around you. I'll sacrifice that sound richness for awareness.
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:53 AM
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Jaybird X4 have been good to me so far.
Will absolutely never buy another Jaybird product again. I had 6, yes 6 pairs fail on me. Three X3s all failed within 1 year and three Tarah Pros all started coming apart at the controls within 4 months.

Got them replaced with the Jabra Elite Active 65T and couldn't be happier. Great connection, excellent sound, and I have no problem switching between my PC and Android phone. I just have to pause whichever one I'm currently using first.

Would highly recommend them. Considering upgrading to the 75T for the additional battery life and USB C. Checked them out and I can't really tell a difference in sound though.
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Old 01-15-2020, 06:39 AM
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Another vote for bone conduction. Good enough for Audible books, watching movies, phone calls, Meh for music... but you can hear everything around you. I'll sacrifice that sound richness for awareness.
Have aftershocks for this. As said, you can hear everything. Love em for Audible or podcasts when walking the dog. Work fine for phone calls at 20 mph on the bike too.

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Old 01-15-2020, 06:56 AM
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I like my aftershockz (and not the newest version, not a fan of that one), they are great for outside so if you want something that will also work for bike rides this is good) but the sound is not great so if you are just using for the trainer I would pick something else.
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Old 01-15-2020, 07:15 AM
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For indoor trainer rides I ended up with these:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07SMFC4NP

Pair to the iPhone easily, the best battery life of any i've tried (jaybirds, etc) and for how these are getting used the price is spot on. No complaints and I'd buy 'em again.
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Old 01-15-2020, 08:17 AM
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Which ones did you pick up?
these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07PMH3393

they arrive today so I'll have to give a review in a couple weeks or so...
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Old 01-15-2020, 08:36 AM
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Another Bose Soundsport user and I've been fairly happy with them. My first set did die within the warranty period and they replaced them no questions asked with a new pair. Second pair has been going strong for over a year.

I also have a pair of Jaybird X3 which are fine as well. I actually prefer the Bose on the trainer but use the Jaybirds when I mow as they block out most of the lawn tractor or blower/trimmer noise.
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Old 01-15-2020, 10:17 AM
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I'll give a negative review for the Tozo True Wireless earbuds (from Amazon). They seemed fine at first, paired super easily, but connection is bad. And the pod is pretty large and won't fit in my right ear without falling out.

Bad connection meaning the right earpod is the master, and you can't put your phone in your left rear pocket without affecting the connection. Having stereo sound cut in and out randomly makes my head want to explode.
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Old 01-15-2020, 10:23 AM
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Jabra Elite 65t.
My one complaint is that they don't easily re-pair when switching between phone and Mac.
I've had a pair since last year, and I tell all of my friends to get them. Hands down the best!

The app is pretty cool too, for blocking out sounds.
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