Airbags blow up safety
Bering C-protect airbag vest £ 370 The Cprotect covers the chest, abdomen and the full length of the back, from collarbone to coccyx. It’s a mechanical airbag that inflates when its cord is detached (see connector on the vest’s belly). It inflates in 100 milliseconds and after deflation you can change the CO2 cartridge ready to use again. Tex This Spidi neck Vest Neck protector £360 DPS is designed Airbag to be worn over your normal motorcycle gear. It’s light at 1.3kg and is designed to inflate around the neck area only. This should drastically reduce the amount of force transferred to the neck in the event of an accident. It inflates using a chord attached to the bike. Dainese D-air Racing Misano suit £1740 Top-spec race suit with a 4-litre airbag that covers neck, shoulders and collarbones and deploys in 35 milliseconds. Connect the suit to a computer to download full 2D datalogging from integrated GPS and accelerometer. Want more? Buy the range-topping £3400 Mugello R with kangaroo leather, a 9-litre airbag that also covers ribs, and a 36ms deployment time. airbag Alpinestars vest £1000 Tech-air With Alpinestars, you buy the airbag in vest form at £1000 and then fit it into an Alpinestars suit or jacket, like the £1600 GP Tech V2 one-piece or the £160 Viper textile jacket. The airbag inflates in a super-quick 25 milliseconds and covers the back, kidneys, chest and shoulders. In race mode, the vest can actually inflate twice, having two canisters onboard.