I loved the cordless part of them . . . but the drawback there is on long rides you need to either plug them in (I had a small portable USB power supply that I tested out for this and it worked well) or remember to bring it in with you at lunch and charge it . . . I also ride with an open face and got wind noise through the mic which I don't get through the factory system . . . I know how to adjust the factory VOX settings so the mic only goes open when I talk into it, but didn't take the time to figure out that part of these . . . Perhaps someone who uses them regularly can chime in as to if/how that is adjustable. I will add though that the speakers are top notch - far better audio volume/clarity than the factory set up.
But the main part I didn't like is that its not plug and play . . . You have to pair up anything and everything that you want to hear . . . While not difficult, its not intuitive for me. I don't like having to reach up and hit a button on my head to start to talk (if left alone you only have to do it once and the mic stays open - but then there is the wind noise) - For the factory set up Just talk . . . And I don't like that using this takes out the CB function of my Voyager - For whatever reason, Kawi only channels the CB output through the Helmet speakers . . . So you have to be plugged in to hear that and definitely need to be plugged in to talk on that . . . To get a Bluetooth adapter for this to work with the CB (Which would be great and is possible on Harley and Gold Wings for $$$) isn't yet available for these . . .
I had purchased these for the 8,200 mile, 19 day ride my nephew and I took. His bike does not have factory CB, and he was having issues with his J&M CB2003 . . . I bought these and tested them on one ride with my son . . . And didn't really take the time to learn everything about them - I know there are A LOT of fans of these . . . As it turns out, my nephew got his J&M unit mounted and working, so these stayed at home while we toured the country . . .
2011 Voyager ABS
Thunder Air Kit
Cobra Tri Ovals/PowerPro
SageBrush Designs Tank Bib
Kury TourTech Mounts
Chrome Psgr board bottoms
14" Rifle Windshield
Russell Day Long seat w/backrest
Kury T/S mirrors
Avon grips w/Throttle Magic by RacnRay
Kury Phase 6 LED Headlight & spotlights
Ride Bells by Sabrehood brothers MinatourAce and Outlaw
Blue Knights VA II
Ride With Pride
Last edited by Napom; 09-22-2015 at 09:02 AM.