Motorbike earplugs

Whether you’re riding down the motorway or along quiet country lanes, there’s nothing quite like the adrenaline rush of riding a motorbike.

Until you park up and notice your ears are ringing, that is. Because motorbikes are loud. From the roar of the engine to the sound of the wind as you woosh along, riding a motorbike can put you at serious risk of hearing damage.

But luckily, there’s one easy way to enjoy the thing you love, while keeping your ears safe. We’re talking about motorcycle earplugs.

Why use earplugs for motorcycle riding

Motorbikes are loud. We know that. But did you know quite how loud they can be?

The engine alone can reach 166 decibels – and whether you’re on a 15-minute or 5-hour ride, that has the potential to cause hearing damage.

And it’s not just the noise of the bike’s engine that can cause problems. You might love the feeling of the wind on your face, but it’s pretty loud, too. In fact, if you’re travelling at 70 miles per hour, the noise of the wind can be as loud as 100 decibels. At that level, hearing damage can kick in after just 4 minutes.

Wearing a motorbike helmet will protect your head in case of an accident, but it doesn’t provide as much hearing protection as you might think. A full-head helmet only offers around 7-10 decibels of noise reduction. So, you really need extra protection to reduce the impact on your hearing, while ensuring you can still enjoy your adventures out on the road.

Wearing earplugs can help to reduce your risk of noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus. Prolonged exposure to loud noises – like a motorbike engine and wind noise – can lead to a ringing in your ears, known as tinnitus, and it also puts you at risk of hearing loss.

Wearing earplugs can help to prevent both of these conditions by lowering the volume of noise to a safer level – so you can worry less about your hearing, and focus on the ride.

Earplugs for Motorcycling

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Why Loop Earplugs for motorcycling are your best option

You need hearing protection that will reduce sounds, but not completely block them out – after all, you still need to be able to hear traffic, sirens, communication systems and other important sounds when you’re on your motorbike.

That’s where Loop Earplugs come in: they’re made with motorcycle safety in mind, reducing the volume without cutting you off. Loop Experience earplugs offer up to 18 dB (SNR) and 7 dB (NRR) of noise reduction, or an extra 5 dB of protection with Experience Plus.

And unlike traditional foam earplugs, which block out noise, Loop Experience use a patented acoustic channel and mesh to filter sounds. That means you can still stay alert and focused on the road, while reducing the volume to keep your ears safe.

Plus, they’re comfortable to wear, no matter how long you’re out on the bike for. They come with a choice of ear tip sizes so you can get the perfect fit, and the tips are made from super soft silicone for all-day comfort. That makes them the perfect earplugs for wearing with motorcycle helmets.

Ride safely with the ultimate protection

You need proper protection for your ears. But you also need to stay super focused and alert, able to hear everything you need to on the road.  To do that, you need an ideal sound reduction of 18dB. 

It will make all the difference to protecting your hearing without cutting you off completely.  

We’ve developed the best earplugs for motorcycle riders that strike the right balance between protection and experience. Especially designed to protect your hearing, while you do what you love.  

Introducing the Loop Experience range.  

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Protect at the perfect level

Our noise-reducing earplugs, perfect for motorcycling, are designed to reduce noise by up to 18 decibels. Combining an acoustic channel and filter for natural sound, they protect your hearing and keep you alert. The perfect earplugs for traveling.

Provide maximum comfort

Our earplugs are ultra-comfortable and fit snugly into all types of ears. They’re ideal for riding as they don’t stick out, don’t irritate your ears and will stay put for the entire ride.

Look stylish

Stay in style while you ride. The Loop Experience range has four different colors to choose from and come in a handy little case.

  • Great little gadget

    Great little gadget to protect my ears. Bought them to reduce the wind sound coming from my helmet. It really works amazingly.  The fit is perfect and they stay in place. Very happy.

    - Rui M.
  • The Best

    These are the best ear protection for riding my motorcycle. I've tried 4 different types, but these stay in, reduce the road noise, yet allow me to hear music. Great product. 

    - Kevin F.
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Ride at your volume

Carry on riding how you want to, just with more ear protection.

With Loop Experience earplugs, you can make sure your hearing is looked after, your concentration is focused, and you stay super comfortable.

Safer ride. Happy hearing. Zero downside.

Order yours now

100 days free return

Take them for a spin on your next ride. We reckon you’ll love them, but if not, you’ve got 100 days to return them for free. Just send them back to us. No hard feelings.

 Frequently asked questions

What level of noise reduction can I expect from motorcycle earplugs?

Loop Experience earplugs offer up to 18 decibels of noise reduction. If you want even more protection, you can add an extra 5 dB with Loop Experience Plus.

Can I still hear important sounds such as traffic, sirens, or my motorcycle's engine while wearing earplugs?

Safety comes first when you’re on your motorbike. Loop Experience earplugs filter sound waves rather than blocking out noise, so you can still hear what’s happening around you – just at a lower volume.

Will wearing earplugs affect my ability to communicate with fellow riders or use intercom systems?

No, the best earplugs take the edge off the volume while keeping you engaged so you’ll still be able to communicate with others when using your earplugs.

Do motorcycle earplugs protect against wind noise and prevent hearing damage?

Wind noise is louder than you might think. Wearing earplugs reduces the volume of the wind, protecting your ears from potential hearing damage. You can reduce the wind noise even further by reducing your speed. And don’t forget to take regular breaks to give your ears a break from noise exposure.

Can I use  earplugs with a full-face helmet, open-face helmet, or other helmet types?

Our earplugs are designed for all-day comfort. They sit inside your ear canals with our unique loop design resting snugly in your ear, so they won’t feel uncomfortable when wearing a helmet.

Do Loop’s earplugs meet any specific safety standards or certifications?

All of Loop’s products have a declaration of conformity in both the EU and US and are in compliance with personal protective equipment (PPE) laws. They’re tested extensively by the relevant authorities, and are officially certified as hearing protection. Loop products copy with:

  • EU Certification Standard: EN 352-2:2020
  • US Certification Standard: ANSI S3.19-1974 (ASA STD 1-1975)
  • US Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Conformity

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