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Offline moorey

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Heated Grips
« on: January 12, 2018, 09:31:33 PM »
Anyone who rides through the winter and has used heated grips will know just how good they are. Well I was looking for some and came across these https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PRO-Handlebar-Hand-Warmers-12V-Heated-Grips-Inserts-Motorcycle-Grip-Warmers/302582644958?hash=item467354c0de:g:-FYAAOSwGUBaPGfj others even cheaper are available. Well curiosity got the better of me and I ordered some. I have used them today for the first time on my ANF125 and they are great.  2 settings and you can feel the warmth through winter gloves and liners, wonderful. As far as looks go you can hardly tell they are on and they don't make your bars feel any thicker. How long they will last who knows but the ones I got were the tremendous price of £3.50  but I have been through a few pair of far more expensive heated grips over the years and these certainly do not break the bank. The 750f is also sporting some now. :)

Offline Oddjob

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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2018, 09:30:36 AM »
Installation instructions are as clear as mud.
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Offline moorey

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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2018, 11:09:26 AM »
Installation instructions are as clear as mud.

You no unstan chinglish.?  :)

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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 11:18:17 AM »
Here we are https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oN5nmIWple of wraps of the tapeh6BY  I did not stick the elements to my grips just used a couple of wraps of the tape to hold the heating elements in place until the heat shrink is put on.
« Last Edit: January 13, 2018, 11:23:52 AM by moorey »

Offline Tomb

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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 12:23:25 PM »
I looked at these a few weeks ago, I have Oxford heated grips on my other bike (not SOHC Honda so won't mention it) which work well but cost ££££££, and thought these would be worth it if they lasted one winter.

I tried the video but YT says it doesn't work.
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Offline Green1

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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 04:26:00 PM »
Plus one for heated grips.
Both my Italian bikes have them and wouldn't be without them.

I did once consider putting those pads in my Jacket. But unfortunately I just don't seem to get the time to use the bikes much anymore so just haven't bothered.
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Offline moorey

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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2018, 09:15:05 PM »
Here we are https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oN5nmIWple of wraps of the tapeh6BY  I did not stick the elements to my grips just used a couple of wraps of the tape to hold the heating elements in place until the heat shrink is put on.
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Strange that not working now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oN5nmIWh6BY&t=63s As said don't sick them on tape them and then heat shrink.
Order some you will not be sorry. Get the ones with 2 heat settings. They are a easy fit.  :)
That vid starts half way through, just start it at the beginning . :)
« Last Edit: January 13, 2018, 09:21:43 PM by moorey »