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Re: Electric Vests, etc.

On Tuesday, Nov 11, 2003, at 09:30 US/Eastern, Brian Mullins wrote:

> I have the Rider Wearhouse electric Darien liner as well as a BMW 
> electric vest (made by Widder, I think.) I second Geoffrey Greene's 
> comment that Rider Wearhouse product doesn't "feel" warm, but somehow 
> it keeps me  comfortable. I like it much better than BMW vest which I 
> find gets too warm on the body trunk but does nothing for the arms 
> which tend to get cold by being more in the wind. One caveat: I rarely 
> ride in temperatures below freezing due to a black ice accident a few 
> years ago, so I'm not sure which product would be better in really 
> cold conditions. - Brian

Now that I am back in school and have a 30 mile commute one way, I 
bought a Widder vest with collar. That and the heated grips and a pair 
of fleeced line denim jeans from L.L. Bean keep me warm...


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