Taking your office on the go and heated clothing

Shirley P. Olin
The iHeat Heated Jacket and Power Pack. (Don Lindich/TNS)

I’ve fallen in love with my e-bike! I ride it everywhere and need to stay in touch with my work responsibilities at all times. Do you have any recommendations for a Bluetooth single earpiece headset with microphone I can wear while riding? I don’t trust an earbud in such an active environment, and figure I should get something with a headband to hold it in place. — D.P., Minneapolis

Riding a bicycle while wearing headphones is not legal in all states, and is regulated in some states. To learn more, visit bicyclelaw.com.

I do not have a specific recommendation beyond the type of headset, and emphatically ask you exercise caution when using any kind of headset while riding. Start by searching Amazon for “Bluetooth cycling headphones” and look at bone conduction models that do not block your ears. You should also consider the Tribit StormBox Micro, an excellent Bluetooth speaker that has a microphone and a sturdy strap for affixing to bicycle handlebars. tribit.com

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