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post #1 of 36 Old 01-14-2007, 06:07 PM Thread Starter
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NOW HEAR THIS!!!....Do U

Do you wear ear plugs on trips? or R U jus to kool. I like them because it settles me out and I can think better with out all that damn wind noise and pay more attention to the dumb asses on Northern Cali freeways trying to kill me...oh yeah I put 16,170 on my 2005 beast last year, after all I do have a life and can't ride all the time….SO READ the attached zip file on ear protection if your so inclined and U want to keep your hearing as an old man

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I remember reading something in one of the magazines years ago about how wearing ear plugs help to reduce fatigue while riding. Wife and I wear them all of the time when we ride. Now if I go for a short blast around the neighborhood without the earplugs in, I start to wonder what all of those sounds are coming from my bike! It's just because the engine noises are louder - obviously....
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So what catagory is ear phones(music) in?
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i've worn plugs before, but i love to hear her scream and it just helps me ride

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I have tried wearing earplugs and they do cut down the wind noise so you can hear the bike better. They hurt me ears though so i don't wear them. I guess i have small ear holes or something. When i'm shooting or running load equipment i will wear ear muffs though.

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just dont give a damn, im used to shooting my weapon and over heavy weapons without ear plugs
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So what catagory is ear phones(music) in?
with the tunes cranked to 11.

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