Hey guys, Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of visiting the Alpinestars headquarters and getting a demo of their Tech-Air in-suit airbag system. It was an eye-opening experience. I was so impressed with what I saw that I'm now 100% convinced that the airbag system will save your life and ALL riders should invest in one for themselves and their passengers. I noticed that there are several questions and a lot of confusion scattered around Equipment forum regarding the Tech Air airbag system so I wanted to start a dedicated thread on the subject. Below is the video from my Tech-Air demo. If you have ever been in a car crash, you may know that the airbag exploding in your face can be a painful experience. When I tried a test-run of the Tech-Air airbag system, I was ready for a similar sensation. But despite my concerns, when the airbag went off, it didn't hurt at all. It was loud, and I felt a reassuring pressure pretty much all over my upper body. This was the most surprising aspect of the experience. I expected it to inflate mainly around my shoulders and collarbone area, but it wrapped my entire torso. In the blink of an eye, I felt like I was surrounded by a 2-inch concrete cocoon. It was rock hard and stayed fully inflated for a while. All I could think of at that moment was if my friend who died from chest trauma after a car flipped a U-turn in front of him had been wearing one, he would still be alive. It was a powerful moment that instantly sold me on the technology. There is a reason all modern cars come equipped with airbags. Also, there is a reason that airgags are a requirement in Moto GP. Plain and simple - the system works. It's by far the best way to decrease your chances of a serious injury or worse. One of the most common comments we hear about Tech Air is that it's expensive. Even from folks on 20K+ bikes with $1000 iPhones. We say it's nonsense. How much would you pay not to spend a night in the hospital? How about coming home in one piece and seeing your kid again? Would your mom pay 2K to see you grow old? Some things are essentially priceless. We personally feel that Tech Air makes as much of a difference as a full face helmet. And we do not ride without either one. Would love to hear some thoughts on the subject.