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Offline Colin987

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Winter Riding
« on: December 15, 2018, 06:43:52 PM »
Top quality (!) picture taken by my wife of me just off for a 1 1/2 hour spin, today.  0°C !!



Weak point on these rides is hideously cold fingers!  Does anyone else get out in this weather and has anyone tried heated gloves, or similar??

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Re: Winter Riding
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2018, 07:39:52 PM »
I had some wax cotton overmits back in the 70,s they helped , but insulation has come a long way since then , also you can get these

i used a pair of these working in freezers , I tried a pair on the bike a few weeks ago it was not freezing just a bit cold  but my hands stayed warm

« Last Edit: December 15, 2018, 07:46:59 PM by mervin »
Motorcycling is not, of itself, inherently dangerous. It is, however, extremely unforgiving of inattention, ignorance, incompetence, or stupidity"

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Re: Winter Riding
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2019, 10:16:05 PM »
Do you ride with them or milk them?
Lets go do that voodoo that we do.

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Re: Winter Riding
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2019, 11:18:00 PM »
thats what you call winter riding

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Re: Winter Riding
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2019, 01:01:17 AM »
I will ride in those temps (32F) but nit for that long. Just back and forth to work which is only about 15 minutes at most.

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Re: Winter Riding
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2019, 09:10:53 PM »
Yep used heated gloves and jacket for years now truely toasty  :D

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Re: Winter Riding
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2019, 05:08:56 AM »

Offline SoCal250

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Re: Winter Riding
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2019, 05:49:59 AM »
Hey ixe13, how's the traction on an RD in the snow? That's gotta be tough riding!

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Re: Winter Riding
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2019, 08:27:38 PM »
Point taken, guys - feeling a bit of a wimp, now!!

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