The Best Headphones for Cycling

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For beginning and seasoned cyclists, it is important to choose the right headphones to wear when cycling. A cyclist will want to purchase headphones of good quality at an affordable price and when it comes to the best headphones for cycling, it is also imperative to use headsets that promote cycling safety.

AfterShokz Sportz M2

AfterShokz Sportz M2 headphones are lightweight and designed to sit in the front of the ear. According to All Seasons Cyclist, the features that make these headphones the best for cycling is the sound quality of the headphones when listening to music and the positioning of the headphones, which allows a cyclist's ears to be open, permitting ambient sounds so the cyclist can hear outside noises.

Bose SIE2 Sport

The Bose SIE2 have StayHear® tips which conform to a cyclist's ear comfortably and securely during strenuous workouts. According to Shawn Newman of the Sound Gear Guide, these headphones are one of the best cycling headphones because they are the best budget weather resistant sports headphones around and they come with a free armband!


EarHero are earphones designed by audiologist and they are supposedly the world's most elite cycling headphones. These headphones are almost undetectable because they are lightweight and the wires are tiny and transparent. According to Virginia Barry of Headphones Reviewed, the EarHero is one of the best cycling headsets because they were designed for safety, since the ear buds do not block the ear canal and allows ambient noises, like the noise of oncoming traffic, in.