This is going to be a very interesting set of gadgets and solutions for bike riders. This article will feature some common ideas and products to fill a need but also provide some out-of-the-box gadget solutions that might work better.
To start, we have the water bottle carriage, which has evolved into a bike mount; there are typically about nine different spots upon a bike frame where a mount can be comfortably placed.
The thing is that many bike equipment manufacturers have been down this path of thinking already, creating products that strap, squeeze, or Velcro the speaker in place.
Which Speakers Should You Choose?
Let us step away from focusing on the mounts and ways of carrying speakers while out on the bike ride and look into brands of speakers that you should consider for purchase.
As inventors and innovators get the resources to reach their customers easier than ever, the gadgetry and solutions being created do not cease to amaze.
Portable Bluetooth speakers come with a mount, or strap, attached to the unit that is specifically designed for playing audio during a bike ride.
Otherwise, consider a waterproof cylinder speaker with impact-compensating technology or some sort of headset array that allows for hearing outside the ‘headphones’ pieces.
Are there any Waterproof Speakers?
Yes, there are wide varieties of waterproof speakers worldwide; most found in outdoor recreation outlets and local sporting retail stores will be fitted with this technology.
Even some of the options you find in the major department stores will have speakers that will have waterproof electronics; to focus on the bicycle accessories, nearly all will be waterproof along with other element protection features designed with human error in mind.
The thing to watch for is the new technology connected to the helmet, which could include metaverse applications with google glass and maps synced operating systems. Think goggles with Ironman or Wakanda programming and information displays.
Can You Prevent it from Getting Damaged?
The easiest way to keep a speaker from being damaged is to ride outside only on sunny days and to never fall or push the boundaries.
Otherwise, the mountain bike manufacturers have you covered with Bluetooth speakers that have impact-resistant electronics and technologies that can absorb impacts and continue working.
The thing about electronics is that there is always the potential for an incident that will cause damage or impact, shock the inner hardware, and break a circuit by accident.
So keep an eye out for anything audio gadgetry that comes in clothing, helmet, or some innovative solution from a mind thinking this same question.
Where Can You Buy the Speakers?
They’re around. You can find them in stores similar to RadioShack or BestBuy that have a broad generic selection of speakers and Bluetooth-capable products.
Then you can visit the local bike pro shop or sporting retail outlets, which should have bike ride-specific speaker products to fit any cyclists’ needs.
Then again, you might find innovative solutions online through auction sites and other major shopping platforms. However, be sure to shop cautiously in this fashion, as friends’ and other colleagues’ opinions will be a must-have when shopping in this fashion.
The best source will be the professionals that work at the local bike shops, which might have some connections to the local gadget manufacturers in the area.
How Long can Bluetooth Speakers Last on a Bike?
This will depend on the device, and there are many different brands to consider when choosing a Bluetooth speaker or audio solution. The standard Bluetooth speaker lasts around eight hours on average, between six and twelve hours to give a range.
This range will cover just about every sort of Bluetooth audio device, but the twelve-hour devices will be available, and the longest-lasting, tested batteries can last upwards of thirty-five hours with continuous use.
When looking into these devices, consider the new watch innovations, which will have speakers built in and wireless earbud accessories that might solve your bike ride audio needs.
Final Thoughts on Best Bluetooth Speaker for Bike Water bottle cage
The last thing that any cyclist wants is to have a faulty speaker or break a perfect functional audio device while on a ride.
The thing is that this has happened, which has spurred the advancement and invention of products that are designed to withstand these impacts and elemental effects.
New gadgets and innovations will continue to come off the factory line. For example, today we are seeing advancements in smartwatches and eyeglasses technologies. But, for now, perfectly applicable products will be speaker kits with built-in mounts or Velcro straps.
To leave you with an idea, keep an eye out for any goggles, glasses, or helmet innovations in the cycling world.