Poll: How Do You Feel About Loud Pipes?

Seth Fargher
by Seth Fargher

Is a loud motorcycle music to your ears?

“Loud pipes save lives” and “the louder it is the faster it is” are all phrases you’ve probably heard before, but for a lot of people – particularly the non-riding public – loud exhausts prove to be obnoxious. Which camp do you find yourself in?

How Do You Feel About Loud Exhaust Systems?
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  • Barely Streetable Barely Streetable on Sep 17, 2021

    I would not ride a silent bike. Sound contributes to awareness as do horns, sirens and now a mandate for EVs to emit noise. I'll take every advantage I can get from gear, visibility to sound without being obnoxious.

  • W powers W powers on May 19, 2023

    Iv been at places where the Harley guys block intersections as they drove by. Maybe they think they have the right to pull stuff like that,. But to everyone else it is just another blackeye to the rest of us who follow the rules