We head to alpinestars us. Motogp riders have been wearing airbag suits since 2007 to protect them in a crash but from this year they will become mandatory in all classes.
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Motogp airbag suit. Wildcard riders are the only exception and replacement riders are exempt from the rule for. Analysis of the quartararo dovi crash after the yamaha and ducati duo crashed heavily at silverstone alpinestars revealed their tech air data of the incident. Httpsyoutubettclefdrwha follow our motogp playlist.
Hq to get the lowdown on the brand new tech air airbag vest and set one off. From 2018 it will be compulsory across all classes within the fim motogp world championship for riders race suits to be fitted with airbag systems. So for example if you drop your suit on the ground it will know that it isnt moving quickly and wont deploy.
Airbag suits mandatory in motogp for 2018. If airbag suits are good enough for motogp riders they are also good enough for you. The 2018 motogp rules state that airbag suits must be worn in every session by every permanent rider.
It was 2009 to 2010 when we had the first suit with an airbag. W ith almost 50 riders in the premier class of grand prix including world champion marc marquez asolo based alpinestars of italy has been the vanguard for the airbag and for a unit that is a. Alpinestars has outfitted countless world champions and produces the highest level of performance and protective footwear and apparel for motorcycle motocross and mountain bike riders.
Helite makes airbag vests and jackets for a fraction of the cost of the motogp suits. Everything changed the whole of the airbag system was in the front and you could see it unlike todays suits where you can. Discover and shop our product range.
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