I thought like that many years ago; then my local mechanic talked me into a cheapo Widder heated vest and told me to just throw it in my bags for my upcoming cross country late fall trip.
Originally Posted by OfficerImpersonator
Well, on that trip years ago I was crossing Montana in October and had never been so cold. I stopped and dug out that vest and I think I smiled the rest of the way back to California.
That trip in about 1996
Now my Gerbings jacket liner lives in my panniers year around. I love how little room the liner takes up and the outstanding temp range it will handle.
BTW, I also have the BMW Pro Winter glove. I don't get to use them to much being a California boy, but they sure are nice.