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post #1 of 11 Old 09-07-2010, 06:04 PM Thread Starter
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Handlebar Muff Options

What handlebar muff options are available?

I've looked at Hippohands, but they seem to be quite bulky.

I like the idea of warm/dry hands, and not have to hassle with removal, storing, and finding my gloves.

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A friend from Great Britain sent me a link to these. Duck's Unlimited. They are not as large as the Hippohands and is what he said many use there. They have them at Motorcycle Superstore. If the link doesn't work, you can do a search for it once you get to their web site.

Hand Warmers at Motorcycle Superstore

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This is what I have. Can't beat the price, however, I had to cut and stitch around the mirrors on my Honda to make it fit properly.

Mitts work great down to about 40F, but I have to turn the grip heaters on when the temps are colder.

Smaller than Hippo Hands, and simpler too.

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At +60 years old I have what I will call a natural layer of insulation. Thus my body stays relatively warm with a good jacket and layering but my hands get cold. I have a 40 year old pair of Hippohands in my attic but don't use them because the size. I am going to get a pair of the Ducks.
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I am going to get a pair of the Ducks.
Whatcha gonna do about the mirrors?
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I just like the word 'muff '.

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What handlebar muff options are available?

I've looked at Hippohands, but they seem to be quite bulky.

I like the idea of warm/dry hands, and not have to hassle with removal, storing, and finding my gloves.

Thanks,
Jake
They are bulky for a reason Jake. Do you have mirrors and hand guards? Just pretend they are part of the fairing.

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These are the "HippoHands". Big? yes, but effective.

A link to my previous post: https://www.stromtrooper.com/product-...o-hands-3.html

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These are the "HippoHands". Big? yes, but effective.
+1 Bloody ginormous. Also add windage. But along with heated grips that cold hands thing is entirely dealt with.
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