Heated gripps.

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Re: Oxford heated grips

Postby OmegaChassis » Mon Feb 05, 2007 4:27 pm

24c wrote:No wonder they felt warm on 50% setting, they are 28.1-30W each :shock:

That's 5AH on full power.


Could have done with some on my fjr lastnight/early this morning!

Brrrrrr...... It was cold. 8) 8)

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Postby Rob » Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:43 pm

I still prfer the control unit from Volkmar,

10 step control each step 10 % of the power of the gripps, and stilllooks great on the bike by its slim design.
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But everybody may choose whatever he wants.
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Postby 24c » Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:58 pm

Rob wrote:But everybody may choose whatever he wants.

Sometimes when you are in the UK your choices are limited.

I bought a controller from Volkmar, as in gave him the money, but I am in no rush to collect it, and on a personal note I don't have a problem with Volmars unit either.

Thing is you still need a set of basic heated grips, and the cheapest we can get in the UK are the usual crappy Oxford grips with the bulky crap controller.

It just so happens they have now changed the design, and it is a lot lot better than before, not quite as good as Volkmars, only 4 settings not 10 (AFAIR), but instead of being £49.99, they are only £29.99, not bad for the UK.

AFAIK, you guys can buy some for 25€, which is extremely good value, and about half the price of our UK sale units, add 50€ for Volkmars controller, more €s for an IBAN transfer, and some postage...and it all adds up.

I reckon the Oxfords at the sale price are good value for money for us UK guys, and I am really pleased with my purchase. Never thought I'd say that about heated grips :lol:
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It's cold out there

Postby 24c » Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:01 pm

A picture of my heated grip installation, looks like there is only one place for the controller, eh Mouse

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and after a little heat

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Postby rooyenan » Sat Feb 10, 2007 11:33 pm

Got my heated grips today... At 17:00h....So a little late to get them in today :shock: :?
Now to find the time and correct weather conditions to get them mounted...

I do need a heated, dry spot to work on the bike :lol:

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Postby 24c » Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:50 am

rooyenan wrote:I do need a heated, dry spot to work on the bike :lol:

So do I, thought about making the front door bigger, but then I would be joining the bike outside too :shock:
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Postby rooyenan » Sun Feb 11, 2007 9:36 am

24 wrote:then I would be joining the bike outside too


LMAO :lol: :lol:

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Postby stevewp » Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:53 am

He he he

Looks like it was pretty chilly when you took those pics Mike. Brrrrr
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Volkmar's heated grip controller

Postby 24c » Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:36 pm

Finally managed to fit Volkmar's controller to the Oxford grips.


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Works a treat, thanks Volkmar
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Postby Flydave » Thu Sep 03, 2009 12:47 pm

Mike, what is the size of the GTS handlebar ? 22mm ?

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Postby 24c » Thu Sep 03, 2009 2:11 pm

Yep, handlebar equivalent size is 22mm clutch side, throttle side is larger because of twistgrip.

Assume you want the handlebar equivalent size, as some bikes are 25mm, or 1"
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Postby bimota » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:12 pm

Hi Mike,

Looking at your pics of the oxford grips fitted, are they your standard bar ends and if so how did you get them shiny like that.

i just got a set of grips for mine but would like my bar ends to look like
yours.

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