Thanks Singhg5! I've thought that I might like to try something like those. I'd have to figure out how to work them around my bar-end mirrors, though. What a surprise - having to figure out how to make something work on the Enfield!I read Hippo Hands' warning on their site - I wonder why this "blowback" is a problem with their product only? Or, are others just not talking? Singhg5, have you had any trouble with wind pushing your mitts back into the levers hard enough to engage them?
The gloves I bought were supposedly wind and waterproof. Plus, they had an added supposedly wind and waterproof outer cover that could be used, which didn't seem to make any difference at all. I think LarsBloodbeard hit the nail on the head; the fingers are too short, so when I hold the grips, my fingers are jammed up tight against the ends of the gloves, where they get cold, fast. Either there's not much insulation there, or the pressure of my fingers compresses it so much that it doesn't do anything. So I really need to figure something else out.Also, I just got a call from Motosport.com - they're going to give me a full refund after all. I guess I really can't buy gloves without trying them on, but I'd buy from Motosport.com again...
If I was riding in sub-freezing temps I'd definitely grab a pair of mitts instead, and keep a stock of chemical hand warmers around. I've got a Jon-E handwarmer (similar to zippo handwarmers) that I would sometimes stick inside my jacket to keep my core warm too.
from LarsBloodbeard:Are these the hand warmers that are on sale at Hitchcocks? (check out under personal accessories/general). They are something new to me and I can't find any information on them. Has anyone?They seem rather spectacular: they'll warm up to 50°C when you need it, just by a squeeze. And secondly when they're out they can be recharged by putting them in heated water. Reusable several times.Looks too good to be true, but if it is, would suit me really well. So any one knows what the magic might be?
........................ click the clicker to start a crystallization chain reaction (change of state from liquid to solid) and the heat is released.