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Old Dec 6th 2018, 06:49 AM   #1
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Heated grips for V4S? How's the taller windscreen?

I searched for an answer here but couldn't find one: does Ducati make heated grips for the V4S? I'm using mine partially for a fast touring bike (just did a Bay Area to Las Vegas round trip; awesome!) and heated grips would be nice.

Ironically, the dealer agreed to include grips and the tail tidy as part of the deal but I think Ducati might not actually sell grips.

Related, is the taller windscreen a good option for longer trips on the V4S?

My Kriega tail bag straps arrive tomorrow, so I'm looking forward to ditching my backpack on the next trip.

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Old Dec 6th 2018, 07:23 AM   #2
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The taller screen came with my bike and I would say yes it would help on longer rides.

There is no listing on Ducati's site for heated grips but there are probably after market ones that may work.
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Old Dec 9th 2018, 07:28 PM   #3
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You might check into heated gear as well. You can get gloves and and jackets that plug in or to a power source on the bike or run off of batteries. I have found that heated grips help, but heated gloves are a little better.
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Old Dec 10th 2018, 07:36 AM   #4
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You might check into heated gear as well. You can get gloves and and jackets that plug in or to a power source on the bike or run off of batteries. I have found that heated grips help, but heated gloves are a little better.
Agree. I use electric gloves that run off the battery. Have not hooked up anything on the V4 yet, but pretty simple to do.
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