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    Heted grips
    on: Nov 26, 2019, 07.24 pm
    Nov 26, 2019, 07.24 pm
    After 20 months of woe with a Ducati multistrada I have ordered a new DCT, just wondering if i should go with genuine honda heated grips or the Oxford alternative ??. Any info would be gratefully appreciated.

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    Re: Heted grips
    Reply #1 on: Nov 26, 2019, 07.55 pm
    Nov 26, 2019, 07.55 pm
    My Highlander has the Honda grips and they aren't particularly warm, even onthe max setting. They make a difference, obviously, buy my mate has some Oxford ones and they are much better, and the factory fitted ones on BMWs and Triumphs are much warmer in my opinion.

    And they failed after 12 months and had to be replaced under warranty (and it took weeks to order them and get the dealer to fit them)..........They still aren't particularly warm.

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    Re: Heted grips
    Reply #2 on: Nov 26, 2019, 08.38 pm
    Nov 26, 2019, 08.38 pm
    If heated grips are an occasional luxury, Honda wins.  If they are a necessity go Oxford.  I use mine occasionally and preferred a clean look.  So went Honda.  They are adequate.  If I was north of here it would have been Oxfords.

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    Re: Heted grips
    Reply #3 on: Nov 27, 2019, 07.33 pm
    Nov 27, 2019, 07.33 pm
    I replaced my next to useless Honda heated grips on my 2015 DCT with the Oxford ones.
    A great improvement but would have been even better if the dealer had insulated the bars prior to fitting as a lot of the heat gets lost in the metal bars.

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    Re: Heted grips
    Reply #4 on: Nov 27, 2019, 07.54 pm
    Nov 27, 2019, 07.54 pm
    I also binned the Honda grips and fitted Oxfords. Not only are they many times better than the Honda ones theyre also a bit thicker some more comfortable I’d you have bigger hand.

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    Re: Heted grips
    Reply #5 on: Nov 28, 2019, 02.49 am
    Nov 28, 2019, 02.49 am
    I would recommend the Daytona 4-stage units: https://daytona-global.com/products/?page=Products_Product&mfrID=9&categID=13&subcategID=50&productID=86594

    They are better than Oxford because Oxford are tend to wear out (the rubber), while Daytonas doesn't wear at all. And they are slimmer than Oxfords.

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    Re: Heted grips
    Reply #6 on: Nov 28, 2019, 08.04 am
    Nov 28, 2019, 08.04 am
    I got my dealer to fit Oxfords in place of Honda's OEM when I bought my (second) Highlander.  Sooooo much better.

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    Re: Heted grips
    Reply #7 on: Nov 28, 2019, 11.30 am
    Nov 28, 2019, 11.30 am
    Would avoid the Oxford grips due to having to advertise for them.

    Do they really need to have OXFORD in big letters all the way across both grips!

     



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