Scooter Riding Earplugs Lancashire

Earplugs can come in handy when riding your scooter because they help to reduce the noise you get inside your helmet. Continue reading to learn more about scooter riding earplugs and get information on local companies and providers that will help you in your search.

Carlisle Golf Centre
01228 511534
Arch 1&2
Carlisle
 
George Fisher Ltd
017687 72178
2 Borrowdale Road
Keswick
 
Nicholson & Coulthard
01228 520745
12 12a Crosby Street
Carlisle
 
The Fishing Hut
01539 532854
4 The Boulevard
Grange Over Sands
 
Grange-over-sands Pro Shop
01539 535937
Grange-over-sands Golf Club
Grange Over Sands
 
Howtown Outdoor Centre
01768 486508
Ullswater
Penrith
 
Euphoria Paintball Games
017687 72899
Keswick Climbing Wall
Keswick
 
Lakeland Pedlar Bicycle Centre & Wholefood Cafe
017687 75752
Henderson Yard
Keswick
 
Scotby Cycles The Bike Shop
01228 546931
Church Street
Carlisle
 
Total Adventure Ltd
01539 444451
The Boat House
Bowness on Windermere
 

Alpine Musicsafe Pro

I was very much looking forward to trying out some hi tech ear plugs for motorcycle use. Like most bikers I find wind noise inside the helmet very tiring and a bit of a nuisance. Like most people, in the past I have used the foam plugs to fairly good effect, they are cheap, reasonably comfortable and easily replaceable in case of loss. So what then was the story with this Alpine product?

The music safe product tested (which by the way is virtually identical to the moto safe version aimed at drivers/riders) is a silicon plug with a choice of three hard plastic inserts with various noise attenuation levels. Originally designed for musicians and the like, the brief is to block out some volume while still allowing voices and the like to be heard. This should have translated fairly well to a motorcycle application but to be completely honest it really doesn’t. I had Hollywood test them first as he is a delicate flower and is a professional at complaining about noises... he didn’t think they did much of anything other than falling out of his ears (he may just be a big earhole...).

I didn’t have any problem with them seating and found the unit to be relatively comfortable once in place. I found the noise reduction similar to a foam unit. Unfortunately, in my case at least I just could not use them as the hard plastic insert (I assume) transmitted every bump, shake and rattle of the bike through my helmet, through the ear plug and directly to my brain. This was much louder, and much more irritating than the original wind noise it was meant to combat.

Final evaluation... for their intended purpose i.e. concerts and musicians and probably race events and other noisy places where you might still want to hear people talking but want to limit the damaging volumes these would no doubt be fantastic... for riding motorcycles and scooters... not so much...

Editor review

Alpine Musicsafe Pro

Overall rating: 
 
6.0
Build quality:
 
8.0
Value For money:
 
5.0
Performance:
 
3.0
Styling:
 
7.0
Comfort:
 
7.0
Reviewed by Del Fuego
September 08, 2009
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A good quality unit, unfortunately we found it really wasn't especially suitable to a motorcycle/scooter application.
 
 


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