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View Poll Results: How often do you use ear plugs when you ride?
Always 15 24.59%
Only on longer rides 19 31.15%
Never 27 44.26%
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:02 PM
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You are damaging your hearing PERMANENTLY by riding with out ear plugs. There are many studies to support this statement. Let me ask this:

When you ride how often do you use ear plugs?

A. Always

B. Only on longer rides

C. Never
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:16 PM
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Never: choice is C:
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:45 PM
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Before I got into touring models I used ear plugs for wind noise but The RGU eliminates that. I may need hearing protection from the stereo!
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:15 PM
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Never, My hearing is near gone along time ago. I have worked around machanery & such all my life, but years ago a friend fired a .357 mag with hot reloads right beside me unepectedly. Brought me to my knee how bad my ears hurt. Sure wish I had ear plugs in that day.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:23 PM
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When I wear my full face no earplugs but if I have my half helmet on I wear them.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:41 PM
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no plugs
My half helmet is a Bell Drifter with snap on ear flaps. On long hwy runs I use the flaps for the wind noise. Local rides with lower speed/ time, no flaps. Sometimes in the cold or wet i use my 3/4 helmet.
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Started wearing them all the time. Mostly with full face.
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My newest and best ear plugs I have tried. They block all the unwanted noise and let all the enjoyable noise through in stereo

http://www.earphonesolutions.com/wes...e.html#reviews

These are more comfortable for me than any regular ear plugs I have tried and they do come with numerous size tips to try. Well worth the money if you like to listen to your tunes using Ear Buds.
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All the time for me, except on very short runs into town. On the freeway they are a definite necessity for me!
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On my RGU I don't feel I need them. My ears aren't ringing after a ride short or long. My road glide is the only bike I have with good wind protection. The rest of the bikes I ride It's full face helmet and ear plugs. Wind noise and bugs in the face drives me insane.
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