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Airbags on motorcycles: Alpinestars introduces Tech Air Race motorcycle suit [w/video]

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Apr 29th, 2010 at 7:22PM

We traveled out to Alpinestars' U.S. headquarters near Los Angeles, California today so that the giant manufacturer of automotive and motorcycle safety gear could show us its latest high-tech hardware. The most important aspect of the visit was a closely held trade secret, but it's now out in the open: the Tech Air Race motorcycle suit. Airbags in motorcycle suits aren't necessarily anything new, but the big breakthrough here is that the system is small enough to be integrated directly into the Electronic Airbag Protection Suit and is controlled by a high-tech electronic brain. As... Read More

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