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View Poll Results: do you wear ear plugs?
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:19 AM   #1
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to plug or not to plug?

not sure if this goes here......

but who where's ear plugs when they ride?
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:19 AM   #2
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i wear the disposable ones when i know im going for a pretty long ride. other then that i ride without them
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:22 AM   #3
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I wear them depending on how long the trip is, and how windy it is outside.
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:35 AM   #4
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:37 AM   #5
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:48 AM   #6
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Does using headsets count? I use regular plugs sometimes, but headset all the time...
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:52 AM   #7
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have enough of that BS at work
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:54 AM   #8
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i use plugs if the wind is blowing really hard.. other than that. i use my mp3 player plugs..
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Old 10-26-2007, 12:05 PM   #9
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All of the time, I find it cuts out the wind noise completely and I can hear other sounds like my engine, cars around me, etc. better.
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Old 10-26-2007, 12:14 PM   #10
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I do on long rides because the wind noise gives me headaches
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Old 10-26-2007, 12:43 PM   #11
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I wear them for two weeks straight at work so i never really think about it before i ride. What Patrick says makes sense though. I'm gonna give it a go for sure. I'll have to steal a box of ear plugs from work!
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Old 10-26-2007, 12:45 PM   #12
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If I pluged my ears I wouldn't be able to hear my 150 watt sound system on my dirt bike...
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Old 10-26-2007, 12:47 PM   #13
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i'll do it on long rides but that doesn't happen much
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Old 10-26-2007, 12:49 PM   #14
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yeah I always wear ear plugs. I use the Howard Leight Max lite disposable plugs.
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Old 10-26-2007, 01:55 PM   #15
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I find I can concentrate more with them and still am still able to hear the bike
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Old 10-26-2007, 01:57 PM   #16
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I wear noise cancelling headphones and listen to my mp3 player
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I find I can concentrate more with them and still am still able to hear the bike
im gonna have to try it at TWS (Texas World Speedway) this weekend.
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Old 10-26-2007, 01:58 PM   #18
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Old 10-26-2007, 02:46 PM   #19
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Old 10-26-2007, 03:30 PM   #20
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can't ride without em'.
I'll stick marshmellows in my ears if I have to.
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