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post #1 of 12 Old 03-01-2013, 04:33 PM Thread Starter
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Heated grips v heated gloves v muffs

I know this will personal choice but which way to go,is it just one ,a combination of two, or all three.
It will mainly for my work commute 30 mins, but will come in handy for that weekend jaunt
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What kind of temps are you talking? I have heated grips and love them, I can see where the muffs would be good to keep the cold wind off your hands even further. As far as heated gloves, all the ones I looked at were insanely expensive... Too pricey considering that you wouldn't use 'em once it warmed up a bit. Just my take on it though, I've never had heated gloves
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I have been riding in temps low as 28 ,and the hands suffered, I agree with you on the glove price
Oxford products have muffs that take there hot hands so it warms up inside decisions!!!!
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I love the grip heaters but when it's really cold the backs of my hands freeze. I think if I was trying to get the maximum season out of my bike I would go for a set of muffs with the heated grips... Actually been tossing around the muffs thing for a while but haven't bought any yet .
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I'm in the situation as you--grips or gloves? Since I often ride in low 20's temps I'm not sure the heated grips will do the trick. So, I've decided to go the heated gloves route. Yep--more $$$ for sure. I think I'll put it on my Xmas list for next year

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Purchased the Oxford muffs will update when they arrive
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Purchased the Oxford muffs will update when they arrive
Do you have a link handy? I don't think I've ever seen the Oxford ones, only the Hippo Hands. I'm sure the muffs will do the trick for you though!
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Do you have a link handy? I don't think I've ever seen the Oxford ones, only the Hippo Hands. I'm sure the muffs will do the trick for you though!
I entered handlebar muffs in the search on EBay there was only one place in the US and they had sold out ,so ordered them from the UK ,these were the cheapest on shipping (CJ Motorcycle Accessories Ltd) still cheaper than Hippos
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I entered handlebar muffs in the search on EBay there was only one place in the US and they had sold out ,so ordered them from the UK ,these were the cheapest on shipping (CJ Motorcycle Accessories Ltd) still cheaper than Hippos
Cool, I'll check that out.
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Hi Stew!
Princess Auto has some inexpensive H/B mitts if you want somthing to try out. I remember them as 15$ in the ATV category. Canadian tire also.
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