Heated Grips


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Ohara
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Heated Grips

Post by Ohara » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:01 am



Thinking on adding some heated grips. Has anyone have a pair they like? :?: 86 Interstate.



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Re: Heated Grips

Post by DaveO430 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:39 am

I like the symtec grip heaters. You put them on the bars and use whatever grips you like.

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Re: Heated Grips

Post by Goofaroo » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:29 pm

+1. I’ve used those on several bikes and they work great. They’re sold under several brand names and can be had for about $30. Just remove the grips and they are basically and adhesive decal with the heating element in it. They warm up pretty quick through the factory grips but will eventually warm up any kind of grip. You’ll want to glue your grips on tight because the rubber gets pretty soft when the grips get warm. I’m not a fan of wearing heavy gloves so the heaters are just the ticket.

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Re: Heated Grips

Post by Ohara » Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:36 am

Thanks for the information, the price is right, I will order a set in.. :)

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Re: Heated Grips

Post by CrystalPistol » Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:18 pm

I have some supple leather fleece lined glove/mitts once call Hippo Hands in the '70s, separate thumb, first two fingers and second two are paired, very warm. No heated grips yet.
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Re: Heated Grips

Post by Ohara » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:18 am

I use hippo hands already, and yes they really help on the cold days. I think combining them with the grip warmers just might be perfect. I wear enough layers that I am very comfortable, with the engine heat even my feet are warm. The hospital I work at charges about $20.00 a day to park a car, motorcycle parking is $15.00 month. So I ride as much as I can..
Car parking really adds up.. Soon it will snow and that will end my riding season, until then I will be riding..



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