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I have both, yet if I had to choose one then I'd say the Heated Grips.

The reason is Safety... eg The ability to wear my summer gloves gives me much better throttle control than when I wear the thicker winter gloves.

Using heated grips and summer gloves allows me to ride down to 30F... Only below that I will put on the winter gloves.


Besides that, the heated grips are just plain"nice"... I tend to keep then on low all the time, and find that my hands are not as tired as they otherwise would be, at the end of a ride.
 

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I installed the heated grips in March,,,, and I'm glad I did :coollep:. I've never had the heated gloves, so I can't really speak for them,, except that I've been told by "Dusty Boots", that the wires got to be a bit of a pain and he also prefered his grips.
 

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khmerkid14 wrote:
hey members;

just wanted some feedback on heated grip or gloves.
Are you talking aboutheat gloves or heated grips, or plain gloves or heated grips.

I use plain gloves and heated grips
 

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Never had heated grips, but have a pair of Gerbing heated gloves and love 'em. I don't find them bulky.
 

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I have both, but find hooking the wires of the gloves up and then unhooking them when getting fuel etc a real pain, so I rarely use them.

If I had it to over again, I'd go with the grip heater kit and a pair of Hippo Hands, which will create dead air and allow you to use a much thinner/tactile pair of gloves, in combination with the grip heater kit.



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I prefer the gloves. I have heated grips, and find the Widder gloves to work out better for me. I do have very long wires, and to do dainty stuff, I just pull the glove(s), and let it/them dangle from the cord. Not really a pain at all. With grips, and light gloves and down to 30's, I find my hands so stiff, I may as well be wearing thick mittens. So, with heated gloves, the overall experience, resulting in toasty hands works out best for me.
 

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there are 3 ways to go, 1 is the "hot grips" way, nice but can't change the grip part, 2nd is the "symtec" heated grip, this will allow custom grips, 3rd is heated gloves already mention.

I have had the hot grips on a couple motorbikes, so soothing that I had them on almost every ride
 

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Dusty Boots wrote:
I have both, but find hooking the wires of the gloves up and then unhooking them when getting fuel etc a real pain, so I rarely use them.

If I had it to over again, I'd go with the grip heater kit and a pair of Hippo Hands, which will create dead air and allow you to use a much thinner/tactile pair of gloves, in combination with the grip heater kit.



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Agree with the HippoHands. Since I relocated to the PNW, I haven't had to wear gloves, using these. That, and my heated seat? I'm set.
 

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There are gloves that are made with thin palms and thicker insulated backs to be used with heated grips or grip heaters. Google it and you will find them.
 
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