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Old January 7th, 2013, 04:35 PM   #1
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Question Rider to rider comms?

I'm trying to find better bike to bike communication with my friends. Just wanted to get an idea of what actually works..
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Old January 7th, 2013, 04:46 PM   #2
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Old January 7th, 2013, 06:50 PM   #3
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I'm trying to find better bike to bike communication with my friends. Just wanted to get an idea of what actually works..
Better than what?

I have used Chatterbox and like them, currently an x1 slim. Voice quality, VOX and bluetooth phone connectivity work well for me. The full-face helmet headset is decent.
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Old January 7th, 2013, 08:52 PM   #4
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+1 easy to use with iPhone.

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Ask Siri to make calls
Ask Siri to Read/send/reply to text messages
Listen to music on those long canyon runs.
No problem with helmet to helmet comm's at 900m as long as you have line of sight.
Battery life good
Good volume with ear plugs on.

Cons
Wires to speakers are fragile. Make sure you hide the wires good during install. They should have connected wires on the bottom of the speakers instead of the sides. I had solder the wires to the speaker after removing my helmet a few times.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 10:48 AM   #5
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Scala Rider, either Q4 or new model G9. My wife and I use them and LOVE them. We also can link up to the other couple we ride with and all four chat. Also runs music, phone and such through my iPhone bluetooth. Couldn't be more pleased with the set.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 11:08 AM   #6
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Best piece of gear! They even came out with a new look to this for 2013 which is slimmer but has two pieces to mount on helmet. Love the BT functionality and no one would ever know you were doing 80mph when talking on cell! I concur w STW fo sure!
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Old January 8th, 2013, 12:47 PM   #7
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I use a Scala G9. Links my mobile and sat nav via bluetooth and also links upto 8 other riders with G9's.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 12:49 PM   #8
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Scala Rider, either Q4 or new model G9. My wife and I use them and LOVE them. We also can link up to the other couple we ride with and all four chat. Also runs music, phone and such through my iPhone bluetooth. Couldn't be more pleased with the set.
I'm with Rick. We have the G4 set, and have had 4 connected at once!

I've also connected the G4 with two of the older Scala sets.

Wife can listen to her iPhone while I listen to my own!
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Old January 8th, 2013, 01:36 PM   #9
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+1 easy to use with iPhone.

Pros
Ask Siri to make calls
Ask Siri to Read/send/reply to text messages
Listen to music on those long canyon runs.
No problem with helmet to helmet comm's at 900m as long as you have line of sight.
Battery life good
Good volume with ear plugs on.

Cons
Wires to speakers are fragile. Make sure you hide the wires good during install. They should have connected wires on the bottom of the speakers instead of the sides. I had solder the wires to the speaker after removing my helmet a few times.
Big +1 on Sena. I have it in 3 helmets. You can update the firmware on the headsets via their website.

Pair $185

Sena SMH5D-01 Bluetooth Headset and Intercom for Scooters and Motorcycles - Dual Pack : Amazon.com : Electronics
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Old January 8th, 2013, 06:48 PM   #10
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Scala Rider, either Q4 or new model G9. My wife and I use them and LOVE them. We also can link up to the other couple we ride with and all four chat. Also runs music, phone and such through my iPhone bluetooth. Couldn't be more pleased with the set.

Like my Scala G9, syncs with the phone and now can make calls, receive calls and listen to music without my ipod nano.
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