The Highest Rated Wind Noise Reduction Products
Since 2012, Cat-Ears have been the highest rated wind noise reduction products of their kind.
We have also been the best selling, with over 75,000 products sold to customers in 50+ countries.
Customer Satisfaction is our number one performance metric and we are very proud to have received >750 testimonials (positive feedback) since 2012. We are also proud of the fact that a high percentage of our sales are generated by word of mouth. In addition, our products are consistently rated as 'Amazon's Choice'... 'Top Rated, Best Selling and Fewest Returns' vs. other WNR products.
(a- In contrast, the composite Amazon rating for Wind-Blox, a wind / noise blocking product, is 3 stars.
And Cat-Ears social media evaluations, based on 35 unsolicited reviews, is 4.7 out of 5 stars. Also good.
An example of how well Cat-Ears / AirStreamz work at 15 miles per hour. Waveforms / audio files. We invite you to 'Hear the Difference' vs. sharing decibel measurements, dB(A) conversions, etc.
At Cat-Ears, we test all products at different speeds, turbulence levels and yaw +/- pitch variations.
Wind Noise at 15 miles per hour
Wind Noise at 15 miles per hour with a Wind-Blox product
Wind Noise at 15 miles per hour using a patented Cat-Ears AirStreamz
At higher speeds, performance variances between Cat-Ears and Wind-Blox are more pronounced.
Wind-Blox claims to 'Stop over 80% of bicycle wind noise'. We tested / analyzed the 'With Wind-Blox' and 'Without Wind-Blox' audio files on their website. The correctly calculated reduction is sub 60%.
Learn more about Wind-Blox and their business practices / claims: Wind-Blox Business Practices.
Cat-Ears testing is the most exhaustive. Including Road, Wind Tunnel(s), and Hydrodynamic Flume.
We take great pride in our 'flow visualization' capabilities - allowing us to 'engineer' materials that alter air flow patterns most effectively (i.e. targeting 'location specific' noise producing turbulence).
Our Cycling products have been tested and recommended by highly respected cycling publications.
"Our Favorite Cycling Wind Gear" - G. Liu / Joe Lindsey, Bicycling Magazine
"Cat-Ears work better than Wind-Blox" - J. Huang, Technical Editor, Cycling Tips
"Triathlon Essentials" - Cat-Ears Wind Noise Reduction - Erin Beresini, Outside Magazine
"As advertised, Cat-Ears significantly reduce wind noise. We found it easier to hear traffic and carry on conversations with riding friends." - Jason Sumner, Road Bike Review
"Wind Noise can inhibit one's ability to distinguish traffic noise, often a first line of defense in an urban setting. Cat-Ears don't restrict hearing while others I've tried do." - P. Finley, Adventure Cycling Association.
Our custom microphone windscreens have been selected by highly respected companies / organizations.
Innovative wind noise reduction solutions since 2012.
We stand behind our products as the most effective devices of their kind on the market.