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which is the latest version of XM radio? I see Roady2 and Roady XT. What is the difference. Where have you mounted them? thanks ic
 

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Lots of posts up here about mounting...just run search for XM.

I have the Roady XT - don't like it much. I just keep it in the left front pocket - have the setting for "on" upon power up, so that's convenience. Thinking hard about the Delphi SkyFi2, with some accessories from Cycle Gadget. My subscription for the XT is over in December and I might switch then.
 

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Can you change devices before your subscription runs out? Or, is it like cellphones where you get a better deal on the device by renewing your subscription?

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You can transfer your account from one device to another without any penalties or additional obligations.

I have two SkyFi's, really happy with them.
 

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ivanhoe said:
which is the latest version of XM radio? I see Roady2 and Roady XT. What is the difference. Where have you mounted them? thanks ic
To actually answer your question, Ivanhoe... the XT is the newer one. I have both, the Roady2 in my car, and the XT on the wing. I bought the kit from cyclegadgets.com for the XT (minus the radio, because I already had it) and mounted to the left handlebar fluid reservoir. Works like a charm.

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I ordered the XT. The next question is about using the FM tuner rather than the plug under the left storage box. My bike has a 6 cd changer and the changer is hard wired into that plug. Will the FM tuner work or should I figure out how to split the lead? ic
 

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.... My bike has a 6 cd changer and the changer is hard wired into that plug. Will the FM tuner work or should I figure out how to split the lead? ic
If the CD changer is OEM, then it doesn't use the AUX input.

But the FM modulator should work fine with a little bit of tweaking every now and then as you approach a station on the frequency you're using... or you might get bleedover from an adjacent channel. In those cases you might have to switch the XM and the FM to a different frequency with less interference.

If you need to share the AUX input just add a small toggle switch in the side of your left storage box to select the input you want.
 

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the Roady XT is a very unsecure mount for the bike. I've seen too many with a wire tie to hold it in the cradle. The Roady 2 is very secure. Recently at Biketoberfest, I saw a distributor with a lot of the Roady 2. Write if you want the distributors name.
 
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