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Hello,

My name is Mike and I will be your representative for HELITE on this forum. We are very excited to be on the S1000 RR forum and look forward to answering your questions and concerns regarding our Motorcycle AirBags. Below is a brief description of the options we offer and we will go into detail for each on upcoming threads.

HELITE offers a wide variety of options to choose from that suits your riding style and fashion preference all with the goal of safety in mind. All of our models offer the biggest protection volume on the market. The unique shape of the airbag absorbs shocks and stabilizes the body from head to tailbone.

Currently offered as a mechanical system which is extremely reliable and easy to use. You simply attach the airbag unit to the motorcycle using the supplied lanyard. The airbag inflates when the lanyard is pulled off. We will have an electronic version of certain models soon so be sure to keep an eye out for those if you would rather have an electronic option.

All of our jackets and vest are equipped with our TURTLE technology. This design results in the absorption and distribution of shocks while at the same time protecting you from intruding objects.

They are also reusable, and the system can be reactivated in a couple of minutes by yourself. Simply change the cartridge and you are protected once again.

HELITE Turtle 2 Airbag Vest

Our most popular option is the Turtle 2 Airbag Vest. These are offered in Hi-Viz Yellow and Black. Very clean looking and functional. The cartridge is not visible and is equipped with a convenient and useful extra pocket. The Turtle 2 vest is meant to be worn over your existing riding gear.

Both include Retro Reflective Stripes for night visibility.

Hi-Viz- Helite Turtle 2 Airbag Vest Hi-Viz Yellow

BV2- Helite Turtle 2 Airbag Vest Black

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HELITE Free Air Vented Airbag Jacket

Manufactured with ventilated textile and a removable inner lining. Generous mesh panels are located on most of the jacket’s surface for maximum airflow and ventilation. Includes elbow and shoulder protectors integrated into the jacket.

A removable long sleeved thermal, waterproof and windproof lining is included with the Vented Jacket. This is a useful feature, especially for variable weather days.

HELITE Free-Air Vented Airbag Jacket- Hi-Viz Yellow - Helite Free-Air Vented Airbag Jacket w/ Hi Viz Yellow

HELITE Free-Air Vented Airbag Jacket- Grey- Helite Free-Air Vented Airbag Jacket

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Helite Adventure Jacket

A Sleek, yet rugged design paired with durable water-proof construction makes Helite's Airbag Equipped Adventure jacket the ideal jacket for any rider. Humax waterproof, windproof, breathable membrane.

Vents on the sides, back and arms to cool. Neoprene on the neck and wrists for comfort and also includes adjustable straps that allow for a more tailored fit.

Available in Black or Grey and made with Technical textile CORDURA®, and highly abrasion resistant. Both are equipped with Wide retro-reflective piping front, back, and arms offering an additional layer of safety.

HELITE Adventure Jacket V 2.0 – Grey- Helite Adventure Jacket V 2.0 - Grey

HELITE Adventure Jacket v 2.0 – black- Helite Adventure Jacket V 2.0 - Black

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HELITE Custom Leather Airbag Vest

Hi Viz not your thing? Don't like textile vests or jackets when you ride? Then boost your safety and keep your style with HELITE's Custom Leather vest! You don’t have to make anymore compromises. HELITE's new leather vest gives you all the protection and safety of our airbag systems, but without the aesthetic compromise.

Constructed with 1.2mm thick leather, the Custom is ready for anything. You can even give your Custom vest an individual look by stitching your rocker or patch on it! If you want airbag protection without looking like you want airbag protection, the Custom is it!!

Just like HELITE's other vests and jackets, the Custom integrates Turtle Technology with an integrated SAS-Tec back protector.

HELITE Custom Leather Airbag Vest- Helite Custom Leather Airbag Vest

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HELITE Leather Airbag Jacket

The HELITE Leather Airbag Jacket is perfect for those safety conscious riders with a passion for fashion and style.

This full-grain cowhide jacket is equipped with HELITE's revolutionary airbag technology to take the impact out of crashing. When activated, the airbag offers rigid support for the head and neck to reduce the risk of a traumatic brain injury.

The airbag itself is expertly integrated into the jacket to create a streamline look. For comfort, the jacket features a soft collar neck, adjustable waist circumference, and good airflow because of the mesh side panels.

Offered in Black or Brown and always protected!!

HELITE Leather Airbag Jacket Black- Helite Leather Airbag Jacket in Black

HELITE Leather Airbag Jacket Brown- Helite Leather Airbag Jacket in Brown

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@z00 Thanks for reaching out. We are tentatively looking at sometime in early September. A lot can happen in between, but everything is on schedule for that time. Due to different governing bodies in the EU and US, we had to go through the approval process with the FCC before we could release it here, and that added additional time.

If you're interested in one I can send you a questionnaire to fill out and we can then add you to the list to receive the first batch. Just shoot me an email to [email protected]. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts and will be in touch soon.
 
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