The only problem is that some speakers created specifically for bike frames are, as colleague Jasmine France would delicately put it, fugly. iHome, however, is trying to remedy that with its "Bike to Beach Bicycle Speaker" for the iPod.
The sleek design of the $100 " iH85," as it's also known, makes it look something like a rifle scope. But MobileWhack says it's supposed to add brawn to its beauty, with a polycarbonate case that resists water and impact in rigors ranging from mountain paths to Critical Mass. It's unclear, however, how it would fare when hit by a chai latte from an angry motorist.