Is it worth the money to fit the heated grips to the Chieftain? Do they work well? Do they automatically switch off when the bike is turned off? I would hate the battery to fun flat if accidentally left on if this was not the case. While we are on the topic of heated comforts, what are the heated seats like?
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Aside from performance accessories, heated grips (if you ride in the cold months) and rider backrest (if you do long distances) are the two most well regarded accessories.
Let's be kind to one another.
Melbourne, Victoria
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My 15 RM came with both heated grips and seats.  The grips work well.  The seats are individually controlled by switches that are low-off-high.  I put my seat on low for 5 minutes with the outside temperature at about -2C.  I had to turn them off...my butt was starting to cook!  I keep threatening to put a rheostat in place of the switches so I can have infinite control over the seats but have yet to do so.

To me...they would be worth the money if my scoot did not have them as factory.

Semper Fi,
Bike History
2015 Indian Roadmaster , 2014 Indian Chieftain, 2005 Honda Goldwing GL1800, 1999 HD Road King Classic, 1994 HD Fatboy, 1986 HD  Heritage Softail, 1978 HD ElectraGlide, 1972 HD SuperGlide, 1969 HD XLCH Sportster, 1945 HD WLA,  1963 Honda 305 Dream.
USMC 1969 - 1978
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I have had my grips on a number of times already this year - not quite sure whether it's been cold or I am just getting soft (probably the later).  It's not something that I would use all the time but having them available is nice.  If I remember correctly, the grips turn off when you turn the bike off.  Turn the bike on and they are set back to 0 (although I have this nagging feeling in the back of my head that the other day they stayed on - I will check it out!! ).
Whilst it is about comfort, the last thing I want to be focused on is how cold my hands are.  I am not a big fan of thick gloves so having the option is certainly great for me.
Ulysses #30673
IMRG #AU100394
Current: RoadMaster (ebony and ivory)
Highett Victoria Australia
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Gotta have them if riding in the colder months. I love them.
St. Kilda  Victoria
IMRG: 20380071
Current Ride: 2020 Dark Horse Challenger 
Previous Ride: 2015 Roadmaster
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Thanks for the feedback. I have just ordered them.
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