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I was wondering if anyone has fixed their wing so they can talk on cell phone via the helmet ?


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cutter426 wrote:I was wondering if anyone has fixed their wing so they can talk on cell phone via the helmet ?
I had done that on my GL1100, but I purposefully did not set it up on my GL1500 - I found that I prefer being away from the phone for a while when riding.

That said, there are multiple options available - look up the Kennedy Cellset for one of the better ones.
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I have a Kennedy Cell Set on both my Goldwings. They work very well.
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Thanks guys for all your help . Guess it all comes down to just how much you want it and willing to pay :roll: :roll:
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By using the bluetooth on my IPhone and bluetooth Scala system, yes, I can talk on the phone if needed, can answer it handsfree or ignore it! Nice thing is no wires to the Wing!
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WingAdmin wrote:
cutter426 wrote:I was wondering if anyone has fixed their wing so they can talk on cell phone via the helmet ?
I had done that on my GL1100, but I purposefully did not set it up on my GL1500 - I found that I prefer being away from the phone for a while when riding.
LOL!! I don't have a cell phone.
My friends are constantly bugging me, "When are you going to get a phone so I can get a hold of you?"
It doesn't register with them that I don't WANT to be "gotten a hold of". :lol:
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My cell phone resides in the trunk, turned off. If I need it, I can turn it on. If not, it stays charged for a very long time. Where I live, there are laws against using cell phones while driving, but hands free is okay. I just feel that, for me, even hands free is distracting, and I wanna live. Nobody is gonna call me anyway, cause nobody has my cell phone number. Guess I am just from an earlier generation.
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check out the j&m bluetooth adapter unit. omce u pair your phne to it, it "injects" the phone thru the on-board audio. that way you have full use of the bikes audio ( cb, radio, ect. ) but still can recieve a phone call. love mine!
:lol: I know people say we spend too much money on our rides, but I can't hear them when I'm 1000 miles away! :roll:
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I would second the post suggesting the J&M unit. I have a friend who swears by it. I understand that Edsets has come out with a unit and they also have a reputation for reliability.

I have to point out what others have mentioned, talking on a cellphone while riding or driving is a huge distraction to your controlling the vehicle. How many times have you noted someone driving funny only to learn they were on cellphone.

I agree totally with the above poster who keeps it in the trunk and turned off. I ride to get away from that stuff, and not to be in constant connection. Every time you stop you can check for any missed calls, emails, or messages. If you are expecting a call just stop hourly or so and stretch. I normally check at lunch and when I stop for the day. And I do own a business where I may be needed, but whatever can wait. I existed for years without a cellphone and managed to keep up!


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