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    Tell me about your Cat Ear experience

    Wind noise blocks a lot of information, even to the point of barely hearing cars, and not hearing map my rides in the earpiece in my right ear.
    So who wears the Cat Ears, and what is your opinion.
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    I am also intrigued by this product.

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    Forgive my ignorance, but what are cat ears?
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    http://www.TickerFactory.com/weight-loss/wiIMlFw/]
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    Noticed a friend wearing them on a recent ride. He said they did seem to be effective but we didn't discuss them in detail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Still Pedaling View Post
    Forgive my ignorance, but what are cat ears?
    They are little fairings that reduce wind noise in your ears.
    "Normal" is just a setting on a washing machine.

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    Stoker tried them to facilitate on-bike conversation. Thought they were ineffective, took them off.

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    Tried them, but took them off. I found them hard to get situated, they often shifted either up or down the helmet strap. They were occasionally effective, but more often collected sweat and then chilled my ears.

    I'd love to like them, as wind noise bothers me sometimes. But a cotton ball in the ear usually works as well or better.

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    Member of my bike club uses them. He says they work great. I say that they look dumb on him.
    Laterally stiff yet vertically compliant.

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    These work:

    Last edited by Booger1; 12-03-14 at 11:45 AM.
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    A few options out there, just search BF on "wind noise" I make my own out of an old sock and some plumbing insulation, looks as stupid as any but works better due to having direct contact with skin instead of close proximity. All of the devices out there are a bit orientation dependent in terms of head position versus wind position.




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