Decreasing wind noise
Having a severe problem with my hearing, can't be exposered to any noise, but would like to cycle around. My problem is wind noise. Been using foam earplugs, but that's not enough. I would like to decrease wind noise as much as possible. Don't bother me not hearing traffic, cause I have a mirror on my bike. Bicyling with a road bike which doesn't go faster than 20kmh (12mph) is an option, but would like to ride faster on my road bike (driving around 30-35kmh (18-22mph)). That's to much noise for my ears. The problem is noise is continuous.
Let's see facts:
- Foam earplugs decrease noise for about 30db. Some experts say lab tests with 30db decrease in "real life" mean only 10-15db. Is there any better product for me?
- Together with WindRush which decrease for 20-25db.
Looking the paragraph at this site my noise should be (together with foam earplugs) decreased for another 10 or 15db.
Have anyone tried that before? Don't mind how looking on the bike. Is my thinking correct? Don't want to try it several times and damage my hearing while trying.
Been looking these other product to:
What do you suggest me to do? Don't tell me hearing is important while driving. It is, but I can't affort that. For example: I never drive a car without foam earplugs!!!