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    Heated gear?

    Looking for a reliable set up, which would likely be heated glove liners (or possibly heated gloves) and a heated vest or shirt. Any recommendations?

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    Gerbing's. I personally don't have any, since 50*F is my cutoff. Lots of high end vendors, like Aerostich, who I get catalogs from.

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    I have Gerbings gloves, jacket liner and pants, the latter 2 I found used. Dual controller for jacket/gloves and pants. You can stay even too warm with this setup right down to freezing but the price for what amounts to electric blanket wires in a rain suit is ridiculous imo

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    For the winter, I have a long sleeve shirt but on the coldest days, I wear a windbreaker!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hiramsaint View Post
    For the winter, I have a long sleeve shirt but on the coldest days, I wear a windbreaker!
    I also am not qualified to respond to this post!!!!!

    Oh Heck, I promised myself I wouldnt laugh, hahhahahahahahahahahahahahahah
    Sorry couldnt help myself....



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    Quote Originally Posted by Hiramsaint View Post
    For the winter, I have a long sleeve shirt but on the coldest days, I wear a windbreaker!
    It is that time of year that certain guys in the south consider it necessary to make fun of the rest of us.
    You should be ashamed of yourself!


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    I like to get in some rides year round, here in SW Va. I've tried different gear but am happy with Gerbings gloves and jacket liner. Though about the vest, but listened to others and got the jacket liner. And my favorite jacket to wear with the jacket liner is an inexpensive Walls from Wally World: water-proof, quilted lined, keeps the heat in. Despite getting into the single digit or below chill factor, I've never turned the dual controller past halfway on gloves or liner. Most times I end up turning it down some.
    For pants, I use flannel lined jeans with Underarmor extreme cold long johns. In my boots, I use Hot Hands insole heated pads. Over my head I use a balacava.
    I run all LED lights for a few reasons, one being to save on electrical power for things like heated gear. Can't remember the exact wattage put out, but its somewhere around 385. Something to keep in mind.
    In the winter, my rides are off the ridges where it is typically 10* colder. I tend to stay out less than 2 hours. I'm an old diabetic and have to make concessions and not get too stressed. Sucks, but it is what it is.

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    Guys with the heated gear: Did you install a special outlet or some such doo-hicky to plug it in to? Or use battery tender plug? I've thought about using some this 'winter'. I know nothing about heated gear. It gets a tad cold here. Haven't rode in less than 20* here because, well frankly, it hasn't been colder than that. In a while. But at 75mph the wind chill is pretty darn cold no matter what the temp is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by henkvdb View Post
    It is that time of year that certain guys in the south consider it necessary to make fun of the rest of us.
    You should be ashamed of yourself!

    It's OK, many of them haven't ridden all Summer lol
    I have a buddy on 2 week vacation in FL and he says it's too danged hot

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