How To Choose Between 12V and Battery Heated Gear

Here’s the most basic question you need to ask when looking at heated gear:

“Which type of power source is best for my needs?”

With all the brands and choices you have put in front of you, making a decision can be incredibly difficult.  Do I use 12V gear that plugs into my vehicle?  What about battery heated gear…will that give me enough heating for my hiking?

In part one of our battery heated buyer’s guide we’re going to help clarify those choices so you can take the stress out of your decision making process.  Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • why you should buy gear based on your lifestyle
  • how long can battery heated gear keep you warm?
  • what parts of my body will it keep warm?

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How To Extend Your Riding Season In Winter

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Imagine this:  you’ve just enjoyed your summer riding season, but time flew by and now you have to decide what to do with your bike for the winter.

Typically you have two choices:  a) shut it down or b) keep riding but figure out how to keep warm

Which do you choose?  If you want to keep riding but tend to shut it down…we’ve got a solution for you.

Check out this new video featuring the new Grand Touring Collection of heated gear.

You learn about:

  • extending your rides in winter with 12V gear
  • new way to control your heated gear’s settings
  • how to power multiple pieces of heated gear with one power source

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How to Properly Store Your Batteries and Heated Clothing

Every once in a while, we get a phone call or email from a customer that is upset that they received their products in time for winter, used them on their ski trips or for a season and now, a year later, the batteries are no longer working. Within a few questions, we are able to determine whether or not the batteries were properly cared for.

Lithium Ion Batteries are fragile. Not in a smash-in-a-million-pieces-if-dropped kind of way, but they do need to be treated and cared for. Batteries need to be fully charged every three months, regardless of whether or not they are going to be used. This means that when you are putting your winter clothes in the attic for the winter; keep your batteries accessible, because you need to be able to charge them every three months, no exceptions.

Just a reminder – our warranty for clothing and gloves if for one year & batteries are for six months.

Learn more about how to care for your batteries.

The Competition – How We Rise Above the Rest

In order to be a successful company in a competitive market, you’ve got to find a way to stand above your competition. So how do we do that? Easily, by offering quality products at a price that is more available to the masses. We don’t compromise our product just to lower the prices and take the lower market share. Instead, we do the opposite. We offer the very best products while still offering them at a price that nearly everyone can afford. Sure, the ticket price may seem high at first, but when you take into account the quality, lifespan and how it compares to our competition – it’s easy to decide who you should go with.

In fact, we’re the only heated clothing manufacturer that offers batteries and chargers as part of the purchase price, instead of having to purchase those necessities separately. Additionally, if you’re purchasing clothing or gloves from our 12 volt powersport line, you’ll receive a battery harness, free of charge.

We won’t nickel-and-dime you like the other guys; Why would we? We want you to be a customer for life; liking our products so much, that you reorder things and start to add to your collection of heated clothing.

Heated Glove Liners vs. Heated Gloves – What’s the Difference?

Our customer service reps are asked this a lot. Why buy glove liners when you can skip straight to heated gloves? Glove liners are great if you already have a glove you like or you use a work glove currently. We all know what it is like to find a piece of clothing we love and regardless of how worn in it is, we can’t seem to get rid of it. When you want to use your favorite gloves, but need a little added heat, liners are the perfect thing.

So what about gloves? Heated gloves are the perfect accessory for any skier or biker or anyone that simply lives in cold weather. We’ve had everyone order our heated gloves from those who suffer from Reynaud’s to those who work construction in cold weather. We get people getting ready for snowboard and skiing trips, and even those who just like to keep their hands warm while walking through a snowy NYC.

If you’re not sure what you need, you can feel free to call our customer service office at 310-412-1070. In the meantime, feel free to check out our more popular gloves and glove liners.

City Collection Gloves 

City Collection Glover Liners 

Epic Series Heated Gloves