Helite Airbag Safety Vest

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Frank123 wrote: Hey Casbar glad to hear you are OK. What model of air vest do you have? the TT (turtle) version or the Standard version. There is €100 difference between both.

Turtle, with the back protector :)
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Casbar wrote:
Turtle, with the back protector :)

Lovely, Anyway, Enough of that nonsense, How's the bike?  ;)
The GS 'is' the better bike :-)
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Helite makes a couple of jackets one for adventure riders is on hot side, their summer jacket allows more air movement, i’am about to pull the trigger on this one as most of my riding is in warmer weather
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simbo wrote:
Lovely, Anyway, Enough of that nonsense, How's the bike?  ;)

The bike is fine, I was on a FJR, it had the bungs fitted. Did make me think that maybe crash bars on my RT maybe not a bad idea :)
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Great to hear both bike and rider are ok. I was too  :alas:  to ask about the bike.
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Re: Helite Airbag Safety Vest

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Casbar wrote:Got knocked off today, low speed, no damage to me at all.
Pleased to hear that you are ok.
Casbar wrote:Mine is black as I nearly always wear a hi vis vest over it.
Were you wearing hi vis.
Casbar wrote:The bike is fine, I was on a FJR.
Was the bike a liveried blood bike.
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David. wrote: Pleased to hear that you are ok.

Were you wearing hi vis.

Was the bike a liveried blood bike.

Yep, not a mark, on the bike, I was stationary, just ended up sitting on the tarmac with my air vest inflated, not a mark on me either, going to do the lottery this week :)
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How does one get knocked off, whilst being stationary on a liveried bike & wearing hi vis.

The local blood bike group also require a white helmet to be worn.
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David. wrote: How does one get knocked off, whilst being stationary on a liveried bike & wearing hi vis.

The local blood bike group also require a white helmet to be worn.

Not going to get into a discussion on an open forum, but needless to say, if someone backs into your front wheel, you will go down :)
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Casbar wrote:


Not going to get into a discussion on an open forum, but needless to say, if someone backs into your front wheel, you will go down :)


Believe it or not, being on a marked bike doesn't mean people see you, or check their mirrors, I have had a few instances when people have still pulled out in front of
me. Hazards of motorcycling :)
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