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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-14-2013, 01:16 PM Thread Starter
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Do You Ride With Heated Motorcycle Gear?

Some Motorcycle riders are lucky. They live where the weather never turns too foul to ride. Nor does it get cold enough to do much more than put frost on the ground.

The rest live in the parts of the world where winter can come, sit down, and stay a long while, sometimes for months on end. When this season comes along, many riders put away the bike and take their cars or public transport when they need to go somewhere. Others, however, let nothing stand in the way of a ride. They will do whatever it takes to get out on their bike no matter what Mother Nature is doing.

For those riders who remain undaunted when the mercury falls and most people batten down the hatches and hibernate, there is an enormous choice in riding gear to make the winter months more comfortable, safer and more enjoyable.

Apparel and gear selection for use during the colder season is not difficult to find. Manufacturers now product an extensive range of items designed to keep the motorcycle rider warm and comfortable in nearly any weather conditions. This gear uses advanced insulation, high-tech materials, and modern assembly methods designed to keep the cold at bay. Some of this gear also contains heating capabilities which will warm the rider even if the elements cannot be sealed out entirely.

Heated motorcycle apparel is a constantly evolving segment of the powersport industry. Recent Years have seen many innovations in the technology used to create this gear, much of it thanks to the military. This has led to the expansion of the category with more manufacturers offering more gear in a diverse array of options for the cold weather rider.

Of course, this abundance of choice can make it difficult to choose which gear is right for you. With a little research and a clear idea of what you need or want out of your heated riding apparel, the selection of the proper items can be made far simpler.

That's where comes with the Heated Motorcycle Gear - Recommendations & Comparison Guide. Check out our guide as it covers products we carry to keep you warm in the coldest of elements. Including Scorpion TSW Gloves, Alpinestars Valparaiso Drystar jacket and more.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-14-2013, 01:46 PM
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Well, gee, I can understand why my Widder gear isn't recommended but it doesn;t make any sense that the top name in heated clothing, Gerbing's, isn't even mentioned.

Oh, wait, THIS IS SPAM on our forum.

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And now back to our regular scheduled program......or forum.
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