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Heat hand gripes

Post by limeyduffa » Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:08 am

My existing heated hand grip elements (Torpedo7) have packed it in. So, I'm looking for a new product. Can anyone recommend anything (either elements or grips). I'm after duel 40/20 Watt temperature (I need at least 40 Watts per hand in winter. It's alpine weather here at the moment). Can anyone recommend anything ?

Nb/ life without heat really effects my riding :cry:

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Re: Heat hand gripes

Post by Thirdway » Sat Jul 16, 2016 2:38 pm

http://www.windingroads.co.uk/shop/prod ... eated-grip


these have been great. I used the five position controller, but a 2 stage is probably all that is required. I would probably get some heat shrink for the left bar and apply prior to fitting the membrane. That way it would be a shorter warm up.

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Re: Heat hand gripes

Post by Yoozy » Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:21 pm

Yep, they are excellent for the dough. I've had mine on 3-4 bikes now. I put some silver foil tape on the clutch side to reflect the heat. But the real beauty is you can have whatever grip you want. I've got a cunning plan to use them for a heated seat ont GT.
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Re: Heat hand gripes

Post by limeyduffa » Sun Jul 17, 2016 6:50 am

Hi Yoozy, thanks for reply. I've decided on the Oxford Touring.

http://oxford-products.com/us/products/ ... Grips.html

They were highly recommended by many users on the Victorian motorcycling forum (netrider):

https://netrider.net.au/threads/heat-ha ... es.229357/

I'll post some pics when I get them installed :)

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Re: Heat hand gripes

Post by limeyduffa » Fri Jul 29, 2016 2:13 pm

Yoozy, I should've listened to you :/

Here is my product review on Oxford's Hot Grips on netrider:

https://netrider.net.au/threads/oxford- ... ps.229745/

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Re: Heat hand gripes

Post by Yoozy » Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:25 pm

Blimey. Will they not route underneath the bar instead of over the levers? The cables do look bulky, you hardly notice the Simtec ones as they're tiny.
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Re: Heat hand gripes

Post by limeyduffa » Sat Jul 30, 2016 11:04 am

Yoozy wrote:Blimey. Will they not route underneath the bar instead of over the levers? The cables do look bulky, you hardly notice the Simtec ones as they're tiny.
Yeah, but due to the high pulsating current of the heat grips (plus a warning to do so in the install manual), I have to keep the cabling well away from the bike's existing electrickery.

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