If you really want to extend a riding season ask for a heated jacket.
I got Gerbings heated jacket and gloves a few years ago, one of the best things I ever bought. I now prefer riding in the colder weather, was out yesterday, it was in the low 40's with a light rain, but I was all snuggly warm.
2009 Wee Strom ABS (current)
1987 Harley Low Rider Sport (current - with 205K miles)
2009 Aprilia Mana 850, 2006 SV650, 1984 Yamaha Virago 1000 (all sold)
Silver Strom Club Member #11
Wee Farkles: Russell Day Long Seat, Madstad with Moose Adventure Shield +4'', SWMotech Centerstand, 1'' up & back bar risers, Givi XS308 Tankbag, Aprilia mirrors, Framesliders, Fenda Extenda, Elka Shock.