Alpinestars Introduce Airbag System For Everyday Street Use

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Two-wheelers are made for those who love to be one with their machine and experience the elements first hand. In a way most people prefer motorcycles over four-wheelers, due to the certain risk and expose element.

There are several riding equipment and gear that helps riders eliminate the percentage of fatality during an accident. Manufacturers provide helmets, riding jackets, boots, pants and special armour for critical parts of the body.

Currently MotoGP riders have been using airbag systems in their riding suits to escape injuries. This technology has been developed in racing environment by Alpinestars and is going to be offered to general public. They call their airbag system the Tech-Air by Alpinestars.

In our lifetime at some point we have crashed our motorcycles either due to our own errors or the others. The experience of falling and scraping skin on the road is not a pleasant experience. This could have easily been avoided if we wore a jacket with basic protectors.

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In India rarely do people wear a helmet and if they do it is just to avoid a fine from the traffic police. We hardly consider safety gear, while on a two-wheeler as most of us are trying to save money. It is our recommendation that everyone should invest in a good helmet and jacket.

The Alpinestars Tech-Air won't be available in India so soon, however, it will be offered. There is no best way to explain this product other than watching it in action. So we have a video, where they demonstrate how the airbag system work within the jacket.

Video: Alpinestars Introduce Airbag System For Street Riders!

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Story first published: Monday, November 17, 2014, 12:37 [IST]
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