Originally Posted by thetable
I ride in tall DS boots (Gaerne Balance and TCX Infinities) and Aerostich roadcrafter and mine still roasts my legs. Either you have a really high heat threshold, or you've never gotten in traffic on a warm day, or you've never ridden it when it's hot out.
I think you should compare the placement of the OEM heat shields with another C14. I have many summertime miles here in the SE and the SW with only what I consider a normal amount of heat.