Airbag

  • Honda boffins make airbag advances

    Honda boffins make airbag advances

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    Honda led the way in 2006 when it integrated an airbag into the Goldwing motorcycle. Now, the company is taking a further step, designing a new generation of cutting-edge airbags for motorcycles and filing for a patent. The Japanese manufacturer has a new design to replace the one introduced in 2006 on the Goldwing and…

  • Tucano Urbano Airscud airbag vest

    Tucano Urbano Airscud airbag vest

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    Tucano Urbano uses the In&motion airbag technology in this stand-alone airbag vest that can be worn on any bike, over or under a riding jacket. Optional sleeves can be easily added to the vest in just a few seconds. AIRSCUD constantly collects and analyses riding data from thousands of users worldwide to improve airbag deployment…

  • NEW GEAR: RST’s Airbag Collection for 2020

    NEW GEAR: RST’s Airbag Collection for 2020

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    British brand RST has joined the airbag revolution for 2020, with a range of integrated airbag jackets and a race suit. But it’s doing things a little bit differently to airbag pioneers Dainese and Alpinestars. Instead of developing their own technology from the ground up, RST has adopted the tried and tested airbag from French…

  • NEW GEAR: Alpinestars reveals its FIRST autonomous AIRBAG vest. The Tech-Air 5.

    NEW GEAR: Alpinestars reveals its FIRST autonomous AIRBAG vest. The Tech-Air 5.

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    Alpinestars has revealed its new Tech-Air 5 airbag at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – and it’s the first standalone airbag vest from the Italian manufacturer. The big news about Alpinestars latest Tech-Air vest is its versatility – it’s compatible with pretty much any motorcycle jacket from pretty much any manufacturer, providing you’ve…

  • MotoGP: Alpinestars release TechAir DATA from Marquez’s CRASH at Sepang.

    MotoGP: Alpinestars release TechAir DATA from Marquez’s CRASH at Sepang.

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    Alpinestars has just released the data from Marc Marquez’s TechAir suit, following his massive off during qualifying at the Malaysian GP. And it offers a fascinating insight into just how important airbag suits are for keeping top level racers safe. The Alpinestars data graphic shows us that Marquez’s Tech-Air device activated 855ms (0.855 seconds) before…

  • Furygan launches intelligent Fury Airbag system for motorcyclist’s jackets

    Furygan launches intelligent Fury Airbag system for motorcyclist’s jackets

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    French motorcycle clothing brand, Furygan, has partnered with In&Motion to introduce the Fury Airbag system, an airbag vest which zips inside Furygan jackets – available in UK dealers now. Compatible with 2019 and 2020 Furygan jackets with the airbag connect logo, each jacket features an additional inner zip allowing users to zip the Fury Airbag…

  • Dainese’s new AIRBAG vest. And you can wear it with ANY jacket.

    Dainese’s new AIRBAG vest. And you can wear it with ANY jacket.

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    Dainese has just unveiled a new D-air airbag – and it’s a versatile vest that can be worn underneath or on top of any jacket. The latest introduction to Dainese’s D-air line-up is its new Smart Jacket. It’s the first airbag vest featuring D-air technology that can be worn over or under your jacket, without…

  • VIDEO: An AIRBAG for your motorcycle? Australia’s NEW road SAFETY campaign.

    VIDEO: An AIRBAG for your motorcycle? Australia’s NEW road SAFETY campaign.

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    Australia’s Road Safety Commission has just launched a series of new videos to shine a light on motorcyclists’ attitudes to towards safety. The series of films take place in a motorcycle shop which is rigged with hidden cameras and stocked with a variety of fake safety products for bikers – including stabilisers and a handlebar…

  • Dainese WINS airbag system decision against Alpinestars in Germany.

    Dainese WINS airbag system decision against Alpinestars in Germany.

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    On February 7th, the Munich Court of Appeal confirmed that Alpinestars’ Tech-Air Street airbag vest (for road use) and its Tech-Air Racing airbag vest (for track use and road), infringe the German part of Dainese’s European patent (EP 2 412 257 B1). The German Federal Patent Court previously confirmed the validity of Dainese’s patent in…

  • VIDEO: KTM partners with Alpinestars. NEW jackets use TECH-AIR street airbag.

    VIDEO: KTM partners with Alpinestars. NEW jackets use TECH-AIR street airbag.

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    KTM and Alpinestars have joined forces to produce its new MANAGUA GTX Tech-Air and DURBAN GTX Tech-Air jackets – which come equipped with Alpinestars Tech-Air system, the world’s first self-contained street airbag that functions without the need for sensors to be installed on the bike. The MANAGUA GTX Tech-Air jacket is KTM’s latest street oriented…

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