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Old 02-09-2013, 11:43 AM   #1
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Cold ride today

Bought my new Wee adventure today, I put it's first mile on when the temp was 28 degrees F. Had to come home because my hands were freezing, i need new gloves and handguards. My legs and body were fine, but my hands were numb.

Who buys a new bike on a snowday?
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:13 PM   #2
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Any day is a great day to get a new bike! Congratulations!
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:03 PM   #3
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Congrats & welcome to the "Land of Heated Grips".
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:45 PM   #4
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CONGRATS and check out 'hippp hands" or what ever the new styles are call, they work wonders for keeping hands warm/protected and also that pesty levers that keep getting bent

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Old 02-09-2013, 04:34 PM   #5
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Thanks! I will need all the advice anyone is willing to throw my way
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Old 02-09-2013, 04:40 PM   #6
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Snowmobile gloves. Works great, I rode in 30-35 degree weather all weekend on the 950 without heat in the gloves. Yes, heated grips, but snowmobile gloves keeps the top of your hands warm
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:21 AM   #7
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If you want easy to install hand guards to keep the wind off your knuckles I have had very good luck with Barkbusters storms. Very easy to install, good wind protection, not worth anything if you tip over.

http://www.barkbusters.net/products/storm.html

Heated grips are great because they are always on the bike when you need them. Heated gloves also work well but I have never gotten along with them very good. They don't keep your hands warm but they do keep them from getting cold. To warm and your hands will sweat and then get even colder. My trick is hand guards, good gloves, and heated grips.

BTW: Welcome.

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