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We Save Our Freezing Bums from Winter Torture by Testing the Latest Motorcycle Underwear, Base & Mid Layers Clothing If you live in Florida you may as well close this browser now and get back on Facebook because a post about cold weather clothing to make riding bearable is not useful to you. Now if you …

We’ve Spent Years Cold Weather Testing The Best Heated Clothing So You Can Stay Warm On Your Winter Riding Adventures Welcome to the wBW heated motorcycle clothing reviews and motorcycle underwear reviews index! Reviews are listed from most recent in the left column to older reviews on the right. In many parts of the world, winter is …

Powerful Heat With the EXO StormRider Heated Vest The fabrics used in the EXO StormRider are of high quality and the vest is very nicely made. It’s comfortable and useful whether the heating elements are turned on or off. The special fabric does not use traditional internal wiring, which allows it to provide very even …

The Latest in Heated Grips The Koso Apollo heated grips are simple and innovative. The left grip has a built-in controller and on/off switch, which definitely streamlines the installation process. These are the top-of-the-line Koso heated grips with a unique built-in controller. They have five heat levels, controlled by a simple thumb button that has …

Leather and Heat for Winter Bikers This latest version of the Warmthru battery heated gloves are specifically designed for motorcycling. The new all-leather outer shell feels thick and supple. The interior fabric is soft and comfortable and the gloves feature a Hipora waterproof breathable membrane liner. The gloves proved waterproof in the webBikeWorld “Bucket Test”. The gloves …

Inexpensive Instant Heat The Joe Rocket “Rocket Burner” gloves are new for the winter of 2014. These are textile gloves with a “stainless core heating system” pumping out 3 levels of near-instant heat where it counts — on top of the fingers and thumb. The gloves are also claimed waterproof, with a Hipora liner. But one didn’t …

Volt “Titan” Battery Heated Gloves Review The Volt Titan 7 Men’s 7v Leather Heated Gloves are comfortable, waterproof and warm. They’re not specifically designed as motorcycle gloves, but other than the absence of hard protectors, you’d never know it. The gloves are slightly bulky, but that is the case with most winter motorcycle gloves. Each Titan glove uses …

Mobile Warming LTD Max Battery Heated Gloves The Mobile Warming LTD Max heated gloves are comfortable and have a thinner profile than the Volt Titan gloves reviewed in Part 1 of this series. The thinner profile provided by the Exkin Air insulation has a downside, however. The Mobile Warming gloves registered the same 150° F as the …

Mobile Warming “Longmen” Shirt and “Softshell” Heated Vest Review The Mobile Warming “Longmen” battery heated shirt is a comfortable base layer with heating elements along the upper back and upper chest. The “Softshell” heated vest is also comfortable and stylish; almost too nice to wear under a motorcycle jacket! Both products seem very well made, …

VQuattro “Squadra” Heated Motorcycle Gloves Review The VQuattro Squadra gloves are the company’s top-of-the-line offering for 2012. The Squadra gloves incorporate all of the excellent features found in the VQuattro Lazio gloves (review), plus a very unobtrusive battery-operated heating system. The price is actually not out of line with other battery or wired heated motorcycle gloves. But you …

Powerlet RapidFIRe Proform Heated Jacket Liner  Powerlet RapidFIRe Heated Glove Liners Powerlet Dual Wireless Temperature Controller The new Powerlet RapidFIRe heated clothing line represents an innovative and completely effective solution to an age-old problem: how to keep warm, comfortable and safe while doing what we all love — riding on two wheels. I have never …

Warmthru G4 Heated Gloves Review The Warmthru G4 heated gloves are plenty warm; no doubt about it! They’re also waterproof and windproof and they have a comfortable lining. And a few other features have been added based on webBikeWorld feedback. The G4 battery-operated heated gloves put out more heat over a longer period of time …

Milwaukee M12 Heated Jacket for Warmth and Style The Milwaukee M12 Heated Jacket is a good looking, high quality jacket. It uses a standard Milwaukee M12 (12 Volt) battery module to provide even warmth to the upper chest and back. The jacket may or may not work as a liner for motorcycle use but it’s …

Gerbing Core Heat Heated Vest Review The Gerbing Battery Powered Core Heat Vest Liner takes the chill off, whether you’re on or off the bike. It is very lightweight and thin, allowing it to be used under any motorcycle jacket, despite Gerbing’s claims to the contrary. Gerbing is well known in the motorcycling community for its …

Keis Bodywarmer Heated Vest Review A new arrival at the budget end of the heated clothing market, the Keis X4 Bodywarmer is easy to connect, comfortable to wear, and really takes the chill off. A heated vest review in June? Why not? A cozy heated vest can be a motorcycle rider’s best friend any time …

Blazewear Battery Heated Vest A simple and (very) effective heated garment, it has few bells-n-whistles and doesn’t need them. Proven singlet design, very well made, lightweight with effective insulation and even more effective heating panels. It does what it is supposed to do, without fail. The battery lives up to its claimed performance parameters and …

Gerbing Hybrid Heated Gloves Gerbing Hybrid Gloves are powered by a battery pack or the motorcycle’s electrical system. Either way, they provide evenly distributed warmth using Gerbing “Microwire” technology. This has been a winter for the record books in the Mid-Atlantic (and the North and the South and the Mid-West — and don’t forget the UK…). So it’s …

Warmthru G3 Fingerheater Battery Heated Gloves and G1 Battery Heated Glove Liners Battery heated gloves have a great deal of potential for motorcycle riding and they will hopefully equal the heat generated by wired gloves someday soon. This is more of an update or report than a review, and it serves as the final installment of …

Lectra Sox Battery Heated Socks Review We tried everything we could think of but just can’t seem to get any heat from these socks. Battery heated clothing has been evolving and improving each year. I have no doubt that one day we’ll have thin, flexible, light weight and warm clothing that maintains exact temperatures with …

Jett Battery Heated Vest: Take 2 We reviewed the original Jett battery heated vest in October 2006. Jett made a few changes to the 2007 version so we decided to post this report. The original Jett heated vest was a breakthrough. It allowed motorcyclists to stay warm without wires! We’ve been predicting the eventual dominance of battery …

Tourmaster Synergy Gloves Review These Tourmaster Synergy gloves barely put out any heat, unlike the Tourmaster Synergy heated vest, which pumps out almost too much. In my opinion, the gloves are clumsy, they make my hands sweat, the gauntlets are strange and the wiring connectors get in the way. I really like the Tourmaster Synergy vest but, …

Warmthru Fingerheaters Battery Heated Gloves My safe prediction is that within the next year or two, motorcyclists will be freed from their wired heated vests, pants, gloves and who knows what else. Time — and technology — marches on, and as new generations of batteries get smaller, lighter and more powerful, the day will soon come …

Battery Heated Vests for Motorcycling? Our review of the revolutionary Jett battery heated vest has generated more interest than just about any product that we’ve reviewed in quite some time. Many visitors have asked about other battery heated vests and we tried three different types. We reported our initial thoughts in the Jett Battery Heated Vest …

Jett Battery Heated Vest for Motorcycling Finally — nice warm heat without wires! This must be the Year of the Heated Vest! And just in time, because the frost is on the pumpkin, as they say, here in the Mid-Atlantic U.S.A. (translation: it’s October and it’s starting to get cold!). The EXO2 StormRider heated vest (review) remains …