Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 10
Rated 3 out of 5 by wyattjr Everything but a headset!?!?
Love my 2014 flhxs!! I was up late installing a bluetooth headset so I could use it during the delivery process...
Bluetooth headsets don't work with the Boom! Box Radio.
Buy the bike just don't buy the $180 bluetooth headset...till they update the firmware.
July 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by BryanT Boom! 6.5GT
The radio is awesome. I like the Bluetooth integration. I can talk on my phone, nobody even knows, I'm on a motorcycle. The radio is great, easy to use and setup. integrates seamlessly with my iphone for music, playlists etc... The voice command feature is great. You can issue voice commands and they will be executed regardless of the module your in. For example you can input a destination while on the FM tuner page and the navigation unit will map a course to your destination. Great stuff.
There are serious limitations with the Navigation unit. It is in no way comparable to the quality of the Garmin Zumo motorcycle GPS. I'm just getting started with using it, but so far I see a couple of shortcomings.
Trip is reset every time your route is changed. You should have manual control over the trip meter on the Navigation unit. It should keep all trip stats until you reset it yourself.
There's a limitation with the trips imported from GPX files. A route has a limitation of 9 locations and way points.
Also, I have trouble with the trip locations. If you choose "start" for a trip it tries to take you to the first location even if you are on course to the destination and the start point is behind you. I have a Garmin Zumo 550. You can start a trip at any point along the route and it will drop any way points that are already behind you. Also, if you choose to start at a way point other than the starting position, it adds the starting position and any way points you skipped to the end of the ride. It may be how I'm using it, but it doesn't work for me. I'll look into this one some more.
Overall the Boom box 6.5GT is great. The Navigation unit on it is the only device I'd consider mediocre.
July 14, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by davidhsoccer Love the Boom Box ... But!!!
I have the Boom Box on my 2014 Ultra Limited. I love the sound and the many extras. However, it will not "auto-reply" on text messages with iPhone 5 when you are an AT&T customer. It will alert you to a text message, but will not send the auto reply. I DON'T want to text on the bike, so I want the auto text to inform those who are texting me that I am not available. For $30,000 I paid for many bells and whistles. I would like them to work. Bike rides like a dream; sound of music equals smooth ride. But, if Harley is going to market the product with bells than let's make sure they ding.
July 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by zeebart great radio/gps
I use to have a Road King with no radio, this new system is quite a bit getting use to but works great, does more than I am capable to have it do. Love the GPS and the sound is great
July 2, 2014