Comments on Air Bag Jacket Saves Life Of Motorcyclist
Although this is an old story, it's a pretty good call by an sf writer. ( Read
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"As a daily motorcycle commuter, I have to wonder about the coherence of the statements "being cut off by another motorist" and "hitting the ground at an estimated 140 miles per hour"
Still. I wouldn't mind having one of these.
Here is a similar video:
( Zac Hunter 6/24/2009 10:13:39 AM)
"Zac, Here's the same video (I think) but without the commercial, for D-airŪ Racing, the airbag which protects riders during circuit racing.
( Bill Christensen 6/25/2009 7:03:43 AM)
"As a motorcyclist there is a problem wiht air-bag jackets. They don't actually deflate fast enough so you don't slow down - you tend to bounce. Which means a greatly enhanced likelihood of hitting something nasty."
( Anthony 9/13/2009 11:18:57 PM)
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