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Old 10-08-2012, 10:53 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by bmwrench View Post
The negative side to wearing 'plugs is that you might not hear a problem before it's too late. Do take them out from time to time so you can listen to the motor.

They are handy when sleeping in a noisy campgrund or sharing a room with a snorer.
I always listen to the motor when I'm gearing up to leave. I've found though that on the road, with earplugs in it amplifies the other senses. You can -feel- when the bike is performing, or handling differently than is normal. At least, in my experience.
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