Frequently Asked Questions
Which Cycle Sounds motorcycle audio system should I purchase?
Series 1 motorcycle speaker system: (100 watt speaker handling) is great for lower cc bikes and for 40-60 mph riding; Great for cruising around town.
Series 2 motorcycle speaker system: (150 watt speaker handling) is great for mounting the speakers under the handlebar and can be heard while riding at 40-70 mph.
Series 3 motorcycle speaker system: (200 watt speaker handling) is our most powerful system. Mounts on top of the handlebars and can be heard on the highway and is great for touring.
Where are the installation instructions for Cycle Sounds motorcycle speaker systems?
How many amps will the motorcycle speaker system pull on my battery?
Our systems pull between 1.5 - 2 amps.
Are the motorcycle speakers and amplifier waterproof?
Our amplifier is completely waterproof ensuring you can mount it wherever you like. And our bullet speakers have undergone strict testing for water resistance and passed.
How do you power up the motorcycle speaker system?
You may use our T-Taps on Harley Davidson models or any 12 volt switched accessory wire as a source of power on any vehicle.
How do I hook the motorcycle audio system up for sound?
The amplifier has a 3.5mm headphone jack that plugs directly into your sound source. This works great with most any mp3 player, iPod, iPhone, GPS, Satellite Radio, etc.
What is the warranty on your motorcycle speaker systems?
Cycle Sounds offers a 1yr warranty on all of our speaker systems. Alternatively you can purchase an extended warranty for an additional year giving you 2 years of warranty coverage. If you encounter any problems or just need help feel free to contact us and we'll be more than happy to assist you.
What MP3 player should I use on your motorcycle speaker systems?
Generally any mp3 player or other device with a standard headphone jack (3.5mm) output will work with our sound systems. However, some mp3 players that use an actual disk drive for media storage may not be suitable for use with our kits depending on the vibration of the motorcycle the system it is being installed on. In particular, the “Classic Family” of iPod’s use disc media for storage including (full-size) 1/2/3/4/5/6th Generation.