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Anyone try them yet? I ordered them, hoping to ride later this week. I will come back with a simple review.

 

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It's all I use for shooting firearms. Never had to use it for riding but for shooting it works GREAT! They're very comfortable to me and stays put. When I shoot indoors i normally just use the little tiny plug that's attached to it and plug it in. Outdoors I keep the plug out (you'll see what kind of plug im talking about when you get it.) I can hear the range officers from the intercom perfectly so I'm pretty sure you'll be able to hear sirens and horns. It does great protecting your ears from noise that will damage your ear drums but yet you can still hear everything.
 

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i must be def.. no firearm that I have ever shot or been around has been so loud I did my 0.50 cent ear plugs did not do a more than adequate job.. That includes both indoors and outdoors..
 

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Thanks for the idea. Im going to try some surefire EarPro EP3 Defenders. They help block out noise above 85dBA but let in noise below that. I have been looking for some plugs like these because the wind noise is a bit much, but wearing foam plugs blocked out everything. This is the best of both worlds.
 

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Wore it in today, didn't get over 65, just because of traffic. But overall, very good.

1. Comfy for the entire ride
2. Wind noise about the same dampening as foam ear plugs. Maybe a bit better.
3. Exhaust sound - Actually very dampened, better than my ear plugs.
 

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Wore it in today, didn't get over 65, just because of traffic. But overall, very good.

1. Comfy for the entire ride
2. Wind noise about the same dampening as foam ear plugs. Maybe a bit better.
3. Exhaust sound - Actually very dampened, better than my ear plugs.
Any problems wearing inside a full face?
 

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You can still hear things like sirens even with foam plugs jammed in your ears (speaking from my experience living within five miles of four different hospitals).

In general, though, everyone should be wearing earplugs on their bikes; wind noise can cause serious hearing damage over time.
 

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I have yet to try my pair while I am riding, but I have a pair of DB blockers that I got through my employer. They are $100+ dollar ear plugs but they are REALLY comfortable since they are custom molded. I wear them sometimes when I am driving with the windows down in my car and I can still hear everything I need to, including my radio without turning it up much more then I would need to with the windows down anyways. The particular pair I have are the convertible pair which allow you to take off the cord and plug in headphones if you want. I know that is a bit more then what you are getting but I would recommend them to anyone that has the money or can get their employer to pay for them.

http://www.protectear.com/products/db-blocker/
 

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Why helmet do you have??
What? I couldn't hear you because there is a ton of wind noise bashing my brain about right now and I can't think straight! What's that you say? Oh...

I've never even considered ear plugs until I just started riding again and bought my current POS HJC helmet just so I would have something to ride my bike home with. Bad choice, wasted money.

I use these for shooting but obviously they won't work within a helmet...

http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/119/1813/=m0gud9

Best earplugs I've ever owned. But again...they won't work with helmets
 

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I also own these SP6 ear plugs, and they are GREAT. You don't have to take them out at all once done riding, as they don't block low-level noise. I have had phone conversations with them on without any issue. They are also super comfy, so you actually forget you have them on. I was skeptical at first, but they are really worth it. I don't think the Ninja is particularly loud (in stock configuration) but my other ride is very loud (Ducati Monster with twin Termignoni carbon fiber pipes) and these suckers dial down the noise nicely. Once I upgrade the Ninja (probably going with the M4 slip-on, mostly for looks and sound) I am sure I will be using these EVERY day.
 
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