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Clever bone conducting tech means you can listen to music without drowning out your environment

Oops. As is often the case we've left this one to run a bit over. But never mind, we've remembered now and so it's time to fire up the random-o-tron and see what it spits out. 'Scuse us while we translate this punched paper binary into some meaningful phrases.

Aha! it says Paul J, usedtobefaster, poppa, davecochrane and ShakyBakey are our winners! Well done you chaps! we'll be in touch.

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Happy Tuesday folks! today it's sunny (here) and we're feeling generous, so who wants a pair of Aftershokz Bluez 2 Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones forth £89.95? We have five to give away!

The old heaphones-while-cycling chestnut is one that'll run and run, but the great thing about the Aftershokz ones is that they don't block your ears at all. Instead they use bone conduction technology to send soundwaves into your ear through your cheekbones, leaving your ears free to hear ranting white van men and revving Vauxhall Novas. Bliss.

We've tested them and our guinea pig Elliot really rated them, calling them a "Sleek and comfortable answer to the cycling-with-headphones debate". And you could get your fitlhy paws on a pair, for free. All you have to do is comment below, and you're in the hat. Come tiffin-time on Friday we'll pick five lucky winners. Usual schwag grab rules apply. Good luck!

Dave is a founding father of road.cc and responsible for kicking the server when it breaks. In a previous life he was a graphic designer but he's also a three-time Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling world champion, and remains unbeaten through the bog. Dave rides all sorts of bikes but tends to prefer metal ones. He's getting old is why.

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jova54 [653 posts] 1 year ago
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First! Yes!!

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DaveG [51 posts] 1 year ago
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Nice to win!

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Skinner-_-88 [10 posts] 1 year ago
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Yerp

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towersw [2 posts] 1 year ago
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Nice! Count me in

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NickK123 [93 posts] 1 year ago
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My tunes will be luvin' theze (as my kids would say!)

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tom_w [204 posts] 1 year ago
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Oooo yes please

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problemchild [2 posts] 1 year ago
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wear them backwards and be Geordi La Forge.....

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Wolfshade [187 posts] 1 year ago
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Pick me pick me!

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darrenleroy [212 posts] 1 year ago
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I've only ever won a Mr Potato Head toy at the infant school raffle 36 years ago so to win these would be progress. Thanks.

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cidermart [489 posts] 1 year ago
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In

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Al__S [1024 posts] 1 year ago
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schwag me up!

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Joeinpoole [439 posts] 1 year ago
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Count me in!

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esayers [37 posts] 1 year ago
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Yep, put me in the virtual hat please  4

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antonio [1124 posts] 1 year ago
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I hear you, I hear you!

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Sniffer [282 posts] 1 year ago
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I'll have one for both sides of the head.

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Canis Cibo [72 posts] 1 year ago
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The only way to feel it is when it's good and loud...

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Joe Kingston [7 posts] 1 year ago
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Yes Please

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mickcee [70 posts] 1 year ago
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I'm in

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rhodrigo27 [17 posts] 1 year ago
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Oh go on then!

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Mrmiik [162 posts] 1 year ago
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Want!  16

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TripperMint [7 posts] 1 year ago
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I've always been a bit iffy about cycling with headphones in (still am!) but I've never heard of bone conducting technology. That sounds ridiculously clever, with a dash of science fiction thrown in for good measure.
So would this be the equivalent of hearing the radio blaring through a car window but still being able to hear everything else?
Probably not, but that's how I imagine it!!
*Grabs a cup of tea to read more reviews*  1

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gthornton101 [118 posts] 1 year ago
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Amazing, yes please!

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betweenbikes [20 posts] 1 year ago
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Bonephones.....snicker....

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Capt Caveman [10 posts] 1 year ago
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Yes please!

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andycoventry [110 posts] 1 year ago
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Love one....

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carlosjenno [44 posts] 1 year ago
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Nice. Will work while running too?

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angriest [20 posts] 1 year ago
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Would be nice!
thanks

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fullers1979 [45 posts] 1 year ago
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Yes please!!! Although I might need two sets as the Mrs is guaranteed to steal them!

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jonb [38 posts] 1 year ago
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Get in the hat!

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busker_dont [3 posts] 1 year ago
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me, me me.... please

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