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Ear Plug Reviews


For the past three weeks, I have been deliberately muting the sound that I hear. Testing earplugs isn’t particularly complicated – after all, you just put them in and then carry about your normal business – but these earplugs in particular claim to have an ace up their sleeve. You see, the Vibes Hi-Fidelity Earplugs …

Protect Your Hearing! What you need to know about ear plugs as a motorcycle rider and how not to lost hearing like I did Everything you need to know about ear plugs, earplugs, hearing protection, wearing earplugs, sources for earplugs, or earplugs and motorcycling! Riding a motorcycle creates a lot of noise, even when wearing a …

Earbuds and Motorcycles Here’s a solution for motorcycle helmets that combines earplugs and hearing protection with speakers to listen to music while you ride. wBW Visitor “B.Y.” recently wrote us about an interesting solution that combines hearing protection with the ability to listen to your favorite tunes. “Hi Rick, I too have chronic tinnitus or “ringing” …

Hearos Xtreme vs. Mack’s ThermaFit Ear Plugs It’s been a long time since the last webBikeWorld ear plug review. This time, we’re taking a look at the Hearos Xtreme Protection and Mack’s ThermaFit ear plugs, both made in the U.S.A. These are disposable soft foam ear plugs with two very different form factors. It’s a …

Protect Your Hearing!   Everything you need to know about ear plugs, earplugs, hearing protection, wearing earplugs, sources for earplugs, or earplugs and motorcycling! Riding a motorcycle creates a lot of noise, even when wearing a full-face helmet. Depending upon circumstances and the helmet’s design, wearing a helmet may actually increase the noise level! I …

Bose QuietComfort 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones Review The new Bose QuietComfort 20 headphones or earbuds are amazing…under most conditions. Throw the switch and most of the external sounds are immediately hushed. When riding a motorcycle, however, the system only dampens noise to about the same level as a good pair of disposable ear plugs. …

Custom Motorcycle Earplugs Review Easy to put in, comfortable to wear, and I’m confident that they let the important sounds — of which there are many in urban situations — get through. webBikeWorld readers have asked many times for a review of custom-fitted earplugs. I’ve had a couple of mold kits sitting here in my …

2009 Motorcycle Non-Disposable Ear Plug Review It’s been a while since the last ear plug review was published on webBikeWorld, so I thought it might be time for another. I had a new batch of non-disposable ear plugs that I’ve been trying out over the last several weeks, and I offered to write an article …

A Selection of Mack’s Ear Plugs Mack’s Earplugs have been around virtually forever in motorcycle time. The Mack’s brand is manufactured by McKeon Products, Inc. It is a family owned and operated business which operates the Mack’s manufacturing plant in Warren, Michigan. The Mack’s product line can be found in virtually every pharmacy or Supermarket …

Motorcycle Ear Plugs It’s been a while since our last disposable ear plug review. So I thought it was time to see if there was anything new to report in the world of hearing protection. Riding a motorcycle means being exposed to very loud and harmful noises. Notice that I didn’t say “potentially harmful”, because …

Ear Plug Comparison and Review Ear Plugs for Motorcycling For some reason, it’s not “cool” to be seen wearing ear plugs while riding a motorcycle. I know I probably sound like dear old Mom, but let me tell you something — it’s not cool at all to lose your hearing, and it’s really, really easy …

Silencio Ear Plugs Review The Silencio Soft Foam brand is firmer than other earplugs and hard to fit in the ear canal due to its hexagonal shape. The Silencio Red-E-Fit is soft, comfortable and performs well but is relatively expensive. The Silencio Silent Partner is reusable (made from silicone) but hard to insert and doesn’t …

Hearos Super and Extreme Disposable Ear Plugs We’ve said it many times. And we’ll say it again. The noise generated when riding a motorcycle is hazardous to your health. It doesn’t matter whether you’re wearing a full-face or half helmet, riding behind a fairing or as a passenger. The noise can and does cause hearing …