"I'm grateful that I only needed my full cold weather gear twice. Previous winters I'd wear it for weeks at a time. Did not need to put plastic bags over my feet in my shoes to keep the sub-zero wind out."
"I tried my SoundLink on the bike, but found it difficult to hear over the street noise. Plus I don't like pushing my music on the people around me. And I don't trust that strap.
I like my Jabra Elite 25e headphones. I know a…"
"Not sure if this would work for you but earbuds with transparency mode might be an option. You can play music but still hear sounds around you. I have Jabra’s and use them at the gym but not for riding. I really like them. "
"From time to time, I've used my cell phone at top volume. I have a small bag that hangs from my handlebars that I can put my cell phone it and hear music. It doesn't blast others; it is ok to sing a long for most stretches; it…"
"See that. Riding with my music brings me such joy that I completely dismissed that some people just like the sound of the street. Not me. I'm a music-rider-guy. I used to listen to podcasts w/ headphones, but I noticed that…"