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post #1 of 11 Old 11-21-2013, 04:26 PM Thread Starter
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Bikemaster Heated Grips

Does anyone have experience with these? The reviews are pretty good and they're very cheap, but I figured I'd ask the community here.

Anyone have pictures of them on a V-Strom?

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I think I paid $50 for oxfords from twisted throttle a few weeks ago.

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I put these on my bike due to them being $20 cheaper than Oxfords at the time I got them. Probably would go with Oxfords if I was you. They don't get that hot- mine are hardly comfortable with windproof gloves on 50 degree days. They are also a major PITA to put on. I'm the reviewer on Amazon that complains about them not fitting- had to do a ton of sanding and prying to get them on
Let me know if you've got more questions on them
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Don't do it, they are not even in the same league as Oxfords.

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Same thing as Trackside brand, which I removed from my previous bike and put in the spare parts bin. Replaced them with Oxfords.

If someone gave me a free set of new Tracksides today, I still would throw them in the parts bin and order Oxfords.

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Awesome guys. Thanks!!!
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post #8 of 11 Old 11-22-2013, 08:28 AM
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RevZilla is having a sale on Oxfords...

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post #9 of 11 Old 04-21-2014, 04:27 PM
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Oxfords classics are on sale at Revzilla right now and cheaper than the Bikemaster at most places. I just ordered a pair myself.
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post #10 of 11 Old 04-21-2014, 04:52 PM
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I have these bikemaster grips and LOVE them. Whoever said they aren't warm enough either hooked them up wrong or got a bad set cause if I run mine over setting "3" I have to have the thick gloves on or they get too hot. They have 5 settings total.

The grip on these are bigger around than the stock grips which I really liked and made the bike much more comfortable on long days. The switch is easy to use. And I found them VERY easy to install but I did them at the same time as switching out my stock bars for a set of Tusk bars.

IMO you can't go wrong with them.

IIRC I did have to trip the throttle tube side to get them to fit flush with the end of the bar because of the way the throttle tube is shaped on the STROM but you have to remember these are "universal fit" items and some "fitting" may be required.
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