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Heated Gear Reviews

Review: California Heat Women’s Electrically Heated Clothing

Electric jacket, pants, and gloves keep you warm while riding your motorcycle

11/20/2019, By Debra Christos and Tricia Szulewski, Editor
Extend the motorcycle riding season with California Heat's heated riding gear—plug in, stay warm, and continue the ride.
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American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) 2013 Recap

Lots of products and apparel at new trade show

11/5/2013, By Genevieve Schmitt, Editor
It's always fun to check out new motorcycle products and test ride new bikes and I did just that a couple of weeks ago in Orlando, Fla., at the debut of a new motorcycle industry tradeshow held October 16-20, 2013. The American International Motorcycle Expo, AIMExpo for short, is the first of its kind in the U.S. that welcomed dealers, members of the industry trade, media, and consumers all in one place under one roof.
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PRODUCT REVIEW: Powerlet Heated Jacket Liner & Power Outlet

The benefits of plugging in

By Genevieve Schmitt, Editor
OK, I’m embarrassed. I normally turn around product reviews in six to eight months, but this review of Powerlet’s heated gear has taken me almost three years to write. Why? Because I was gun shy. I always said I wouldn’t succumb to using heated gear. If it’s so cold that I need heated clothing, then I ain’t ridin’—that’s been my mantra all these years.
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Heated Gear to Warm Up Your Winter Rides

Check out these “hot” accessories

For cold-climate dwellers who can’t bear to stash away their motorcycles for five months, it’s time to start thinking about how to keep warm out on the open road.
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PRODUCT REVIEW: Battery-Operated Heated Gear

An alternative to plugging in

12/10/2010, By Pamela Collins
Harley-Davidson's battery-powered heated riding gear has been out for a year now, and we've been busy testing it over all four seasons. Finally, an option for cold-weather riding that doesn't require having to remember to “unplug” yourself when you get off your bike. But how does warmth without wires stack up to the traditional non-battery-powered heated garments? Pamela Collins has the scoop.
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Battery Operated Heated Gear

No more wires!

Falling temperatures can put the chill on the journey for some motorcycle riders. One way to extend your riding season is by wearing heated gear. But pants, vests, jackets and gloves that heat by hooking into your motorcycle's battery can be cumbersome with all the wires. As a result, some riders have not "bought into" the whole heated gear concept.
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