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post #1 of 17 Old 03-14-2017, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
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thinking of airbag vest

thinking of this, to increase the protection.

I already have good leather protection, helmet, gloves, boots..

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any experiences, sugestions...
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post #2 of 17 Old 03-14-2017, 03:05 PM
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I have one and wear it over my Spidi suit everytime on track or while racing CCS.. They are very light and you don't even realize you are wearing it.. I have not crashed in mine yet, but my friend has and it worked very well.. I believe it is worth the price, 50% of the people on track are now wearing one or have an air suit...

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Seen a few guys at the track with them. Money well spent really.

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I have the Helite high-vis turtle vest. I haven't needed thankfully but I wear it most days. Fits well over my jacket as well.

Helite Hi-Viz Airbag Vest Turtle Technology
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Looks interesting.
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I have been wearing the hit race vest .
no crash testing but from all the review worth every cent
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I've thought about these as well, but I'm concerned about the neck. I would think it is possible that the sudden vertical expansion in the neck area against the bottom of the helmet has potential to cause some serious neck injury. This area would have to be customized for the distance of the riders trapezius to bottom of their helmet. Watch some of the demo videos of this technology, every one that I've seen appears to show the rider in distress in the neck area when the "plug" is pulled.
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eric, this is air pushing the neck making it straight it does not have the force to make you harm....

a BJJ class, will make your neck more tension 10X
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great look at a deployed vest

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It's a good idea.

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