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Old 01-19-2020, 07:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How to keep your Cell Phone from dying at -25C

Was running Pembroke area Friday and My Crazy Cousin told me how to keep my Cell warm and not conk out.


He put it in his boot, down the side between his leg and insole where it will stay warm.
-25C and we ran rail beds all day. Thing was toasty warm, Like i pulled it out to check and used it as a hand warmer warm.



just thought i would share
cuz a dead cell phone do to cold is aggravating

it also free's up a pocket



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One other tip if riding in an area where service goes in and out as you ride ... put the phone in airplane mode until you're ready to use it. Instead of constantly searching for a signal and burning battery life, it should hold whatever battery life you're at more consistently.

Good tip on the boot/warmth.
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Thats one way to do it. I put it in my mid layer pocket, airplane mode, with hot hands packet. Keep it in good shape in case of emergency.


If you want to use it as navigation need a good power plug to it, and in a clear handlebar bag with a heat element.
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I just keep mine in my shirt pocket , never had an issue. Boot is a great idea if you don't have a chest pocket.
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Was running Pembroke area Friday and My Crazy Cousin told me how to keep my Cell warm and not conk out.


He put it in his boot, down the side between his leg and insole where it will stay warm.
-25C and we ran rail beds all day. Thing was toasty warm, Like i pulled it out to check and used it as a hand warmer warm.

just thought i would share
cuz a dead cell phone do to cold is aggravating

it also free's up a pocket

cheers
does your viper have the heated goggle bag, that is where I put mine sometimes, its also a great spot to keep some breakfast muffins warm
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cell phone in one boot
breakfast muffin in the other

make sure u do the top of your boot up or it will fall out
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Ridden in quebec with a cell phone many times in colder temps than that...never had an issue with the cold zapping the battery. Always kept the phone in my shirt pocket. Ran into more issues of lack of cell service.
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Ridden in quebec with a cell phone many times in colder temps than that...never had an issue with the cold zapping the battery. Always kept the phone in my shirt pocket. Ran into more issues of lack of cell service.
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We just use a portable/rechargeable battery pack, lasts all day.
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Smart Phone?
is that what i'm suppose to call it. i still call them cell phones
Put it in your boot if u don't have a shirt pocket.
try it
at the least you'll get a laugh out of your friends when you answer you boot
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