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Old 10-22-2013, 09:04 PM   #70
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Location: Da frozen tundra eh? 1.5 mile west of Lambeau
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I have had tinnitus in both ears, 24/7/365, now for 25+ years. Never stops or reduces. For the most part I have always worn full face helmets and ridden behind a fairing/windshield, for at least 30 years of my 42+ years of riding. However, the turbelent air of a fairing/windshield can create a lot of noise.

But for me, it seems if I wear earplugs, after the ride the tinnitus is actually louder, to me. Also, when I wear earplugs and walking around, each step sounds like a drumbeat in my head. So, most often, I don't wear earplugs.
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