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Old 23-08-18, 01:27 PM   #1
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Default RST heated gloves

Sportsbikeshop are selling RST heated gloves for 159.99 instead of 189.99, so I bought a pair.

I've tried heated grips (nope), handlebar guards (helped), winter gloves (nope) and wearing upto 3 pairs of gloves, silk, fleece and leather (essential for me when below 6C). Last year the RST gloves were down to 129 and I missed it, they disappeared for a while and then returned at 189 (yikes). So, at their current (ouch!) price, I thought I'd give them a try, I didn't want to be connected to the bike's electrics so these seemed a good compromise.
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Old 03-09-18, 05:45 PM   #2
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How you supposed to take a nap on the motorway then
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Old 01-11-18, 09:54 AM   #3
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I have a pair of Biketek heated gloves. Unsightly as they look like old fashioned gauntlets and lack the protection of my normal kevlar braced gloves. but for those dry cold days in winter they are toast.


I have some circulation issues, hands and feet are cold by Autumn and I keep promising myself heated sock/pants to encourage me out when the temps drop
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Old 01-11-18, 10:48 AM   #4
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I was looking at those on eBay, and of course it also threw up a load of Chinese-sourced heated gloves for less than 20 including batteries and charger. I was tempted to order a pair of the cheap ones just to see how good/crap they are.

They're more like ski gloves than bike gloves, and don't have the armour or the quality of the RST ones but it would be interesting to see if they're effective.
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Old 01-11-18, 11:34 AM   #5
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I was looking at those on eBay, and of course it also threw up a load of Chinese-sourced heated gloves for less than 20 including batteries and charger. I was tempted to order a pair of the cheap ones just to see how good/crap they are.

These have the added bonus of heating your house when they're charging. The only downside is they heat your house with flames when the battery and charger catches fire, usually in the middle of the night.
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I'm on my second pair of Gerbings. Wore the leather through on the clutch fingers on the first pair.
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I'm on my second pair of Gerbings. Wore the leather through on the clutch fingers on the first pair.

****! Just bought a pair. How long before they wore through?


They are no bulkier than my wp usual glove and the fit and finish seem good.
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I'm sure I did over 40,000 miles in them, I worn them in the summer when it wasn't to hot and even took them to Tuscany, Austria, Spain and the Balkans on tour. The heating still worked but of course as soon as the leather went so did the gortex lining.
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I'm sure I did over 40,000 miles in them, I worn them in the summer when it wasn't to hot and even took them to Tuscany, Austria, Spain and the Balkans on tour. The heating still worked but of course as soon as the leather went so did the gortex lining.

Oh, right.
Should be ok for a while then!
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