Taking a cue from nature,
we use soft sound permeable materials (microfiber and fur)
to significantly reduce wind noise... similar to how audio / recording engineers reduce microphone wind noise
The objective is to reduce the effect(s) of the wind - without blocking sound waves - so they are safe to use
"The #1 Best Selling Wind Noise Reduction Products For Cyclists"
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Industry Product Reviews and Customer Testimonials
Our products have been tested by major cycling publications and we have sold thousands of Cat-Ears since
we opened in 2012... our approach* has been proven to be the most effective solution for reducing Wind Noise.
Our soft, sound permeable materials dampen, buffer, and deflect without 'blocking' the sounds you want to hear.
- Hear cyclists about to overtake you - Hear approaching cars and trucks
=> Dampen, Buffer and Deflect the Wind
=> Acoustically Transparent (not blocking)
=> Soft Materials (not hard rubber / plastic)
=> Easily Attached (Velcro) / Easily Washed
=> Extremely Lightweight and Aerodynamic
=> Microfiber... Moisture Wicking Materials
The Choice of Serious Cyclists:
* Turbulent (wind) velocity fluctuations, converted to pressure fluctuations, are a primary source of annoying ear wind noise.
Soft material works by absorbing turbulence energy and the efficiency is very high… since it absorbs energy, it contributes no noise itself.
The solution to reduce Wind Noise while cycling
Created by cyclists for cyclists
"Cat-Ears work, in fact, dramatically well. (They) deflect and dampen wind noise... while still letting other sounds like
traffic or conversation pass (through). With Cat-Ears, I found I was enjoying rides more, simply because I could hear
more of what I wanted to (hear), and less of what I didn’t." Joe Lindsey - Bicycling Magazine
"Cat-Ears work well at reducing wind noise, particularly at higher speeds. Allowing improved awareness of surrounding
traffic (and racers)” - “I heard little more than tires, gears, and birds on my am ride.” J. Huang, Tech Editor at BikeRadar
"Wrap this half-inch pile of faux fur around your front helmet strap to reduce wind noise in your ears by 40 to 60 percent,
so you can more easily hear cars coming and friends talking... For races, pick up some lower-profile Cat Ear Pros."
Erin Beresini, (8 Triathlon Essentials for Racing Fast... Dominate the road with the help of this gear) Outside Magazine
"Getting around by bike is enjoyed by all the senses... the simple and ingenious Cat-Ears allow us to hear what is really
important... without the distortion of the air (~ wind noise)..." Translation from the review by Manel Ibars at Bicimag (Spain)
"With these (Cat-Ears)... now you can actually hear more of what's coming up behind you... if you are in a road race or
mountain bike cross country race, you'll be able to better hear your opponent attacking you from behind and this will give
you an advantage over the other racers." From the review by Robert Sandoval on Bike Sport Radio (Los Angeles, California)
"We tested various models for many months... yes, they work! Obviously they don't fully eliminate wind noise. However,
the reduction proves significant" Translation from the review by Amal Donnet (correspondant-testeur) at Velo de Route (France)
"Do they work? Yes, as advertised, Cat-Ears reduce wind noise while riding. We logged a handful of rides wearing the Classics
Pro model and found it easier to hear traffic and carry on conversations with our riding friends" J. Sumner (Road Bike Review)
"Small items of synthetic fur that attach themselves to your helmet straps and position right before your ears, with an effect
similar to windshields that journalists put on microphones outside. Wind noise is not completely removed, but significantly
attenuated and muted. The other observation is that I feel like I am riding slower..." Joakim Fess (Bikin' Valais - Switzerland)
"Cat-Ears are made of acrylic faux fur material and mimic actual cat’s ears, a method that is commonly used in the recording
industry to reduce wind noise. The 'ears' are fastened onto helmet straps with a Velcro..." Krista Carlson - Urban Velo
"I cannot say enough good things about this product. Having said that, I will now attempt to summarize my elation at an
ingenious solution to a heretofore unsolved dilemma. (Wind Noise) can inhibit one’s ability to distinguish traffic noise, often
a first line of defense, particularly in an urban setting... Cat Ears don't restrict hearing while others I've tried do. Anytime that
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Cat-Ears is a registered trademarks.
Others may try to copy our products... don't be fooled by unsubstantiated product claims.
Our products have been tried and tested by the major cycling publications.
Cat-Ears are designed and assembled in Boulder, Colorado
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"I had the opportunity to try your products this weekend... About halfway through the ride, I suddenly realized
that I could hear EVERYTHING that was being said in my group of 5 riders! I could still hear some wind noise,
but I was very impressed with the fact that I could hear riders several bike lengths in front of me."
League (of American Bicyclists) Cycling Instructor/Coach
- Carry on conversations with friends - Hear potential bike / mechanical issues - Protect your ears / hearing
Cycling Industry Reviews are Unanimous... Cat-Ears Significantly Reduce Wind Noise!
Our Classics Products Provide Unsurpassed Wind Noise Reduction
Less Wind Noise (-8dB / -12 dB) + Warmth
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Be cautious of similar looking products*
imported from China (PRC) with misleading product performance claims, assisted/solicited product reviews, and suspicious testimonials, etc. Our products may be imitated but the unsurpassed wind noise reduction performance of Cat-Ears cannot be duplicated.
(*If you are interested in learning about these products
and their business practices... please contact us directly)
Compare Cat-Ears to any imitations
=> Unsurpassed Wind Noise Reduction
=> Soft + Breathable + Moisture Wicking
=> Wind Turbulence Absorbing / Quieting
=> Extremely Lightweight + Aerodynamic
=> Easily Attached / Very Easily Washed
=> Recommended by Cycling Magazines
=> Acoustically Transparent - Safe to Use
Our products are designed, tested, and made in Boulder, Colorado... allowing us to maintain the highest quality control... and rapidly prototype design concepts that would be difficult, if at all possible, if we had our products manufactured overseas. The materials we use are also made in the USA. We proudly support American jobs and American values. We don't import or outsource anything and domestic manufacturing creates a smaller environmental footprint. All of our products are 100% Performance/Satisfaction Guaranteed.