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I have had heated grips on my '03 and use them maybe 8-10 times a year.

Now that heated seats have been around for awhile, and for those riders that have them, what do think about them, is it over-kill?

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I think the seat and the grips are great! My finger tips still get a little cold though - along with my legs. I'm thinking of getting some Gerbing stuff anyway for longer rides. But going to and from work when it's below freezing (15-20 minute ride) the seat and grips are great.
 

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probably use heated grips 100 times per year and they work great, the best $30 spent on my motorcycle

my next wing will also have a heated seat, seems like a great idea, i have parked in the sun at a resturant on a cold day and boy sitting on that nice warm seat feels great when it's time to leave
 

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Heated grips and seats are good for cooler weather, but you can't beat Gerbings for warmth...I have a 07 with the comfort group and like I said, the grips and seats are good for short rides or when you get caught out and the weather turns cool on the way home....

But, heated clothing is GREAT....
 
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KYBLUE said:
But, heated clothing is GREAT....
This I can believe.
The heated grips I have warm the inside of my hands, but the outside (thump) gets cold, but then I don't use winter riding gloves either.
Oh well, in couple weeks my riding will be over for this year once the snow and salt comes.
 

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cycledude said:
probably use heated grips 100 times per year and they work great, the best $30 spent on my motorcycle
Where can i get these heated grips for $30 ?
 

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i like my heated seat, but the wife complains that hers does not feel like it is getting warm even on MAX. I am not sure if she is not heavy enough, or if her seat is not connected....
 

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Rinkopr said:
i like my heated seat, but the wife complains that hers does not feel like it is getting warm even on MAX. I am not sure if she is not heavy enough, or if her seat is not connected....
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Same thing here! My grips and heated seat work GREAT and I wouldn't want to be without. I just had a new rear heat controller installed, but the wife still doesn't get enough heat.
I didn't use the seat heat much at first, but boy is it nice. I also like wearing thinner gloves when using the heated grips.
Anybody have any ideas why the rear seat doesn't heat up like the front?
 

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IFLY said:
cycledude said:
probably use heated grips 100 times per year and they work great, the best $30 spent on my motorcycle
Where can i get these heated grips for $30 ?
i had the dual star on my orange wing

and had kury iso grips over them

they still worked very well

i used a heat troller controller

it allows much more adjustment to be dialed in

i like to use heated grips when it rains, it helps keep the gloves drier,


i have a 06 with the heated seat, i feel the heat, but thats not what gets cold on me

i dont use the seat ever for heat
 

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Is it possible to disconnect the wires for the seat, and use the Honda factory wiring and controlers for Gerbing Heated jackets?

I know that sounds stupid, but I would rather use the controls that are already there if possible. It's not the money issue, just the clean install that I like, and the wife complains the seat doesn't get warm enough for her.
 

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Rinkopr said:
i like my heated seat, but the wife complains that hers does not feel like it is getting warm even on MAX. I am not sure if she is not heavy enough, or if her seat is not connected....
There is only one large connector for your heated seats if yours works hers should. My rear seat partner has never had that complaint. Just a guess here, it might be the thermostatic control of of calibration. Terry 8)
 
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