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Old 07-19-2014, 11:28 PM   #349
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Originally Posted by Te Hopo View Post
Yea it's the gear that makes a bigger difference than a screen IMO.
I think/hope you are right

Originally Posted by ztaj View Post
Might I suggest you have a couple of these before setting out ?
or I could do what the real southern men do and just give up and go home before the ride has really begun.....

Originally Posted by bart
Wade (GPSMAN) does a lot of winter miles and swears by a heated vest. Plug it in and you’re toasty as.

I’m too tight for that so have been known to shove a newspaper or magazine down my front (it was a good excuse to buy a grubby mag from the servo). Wind chill is a huge factor. When riding sports bikes it was amazing how effective even a small fairing was. I used to hate fueling up on a cold morning. Hugging a cold tank wasn’t much fun and it seemed to take ages to warm up.
Yep a heated vest is definitley a possible solution
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