French gear and gear manufactuer Bering is not any stranger to airbag know-how. Again in 2011, it debuted its Shield’Air motorcycle-specific airbag system. Within the years that adopted, Bering innovated on its airbag tech with a number of iterations of the C-Shield Air, and now, for the 2023 mannequin yr, has launched its newest model, the E-Shield Air.
Bering‘s new E-Shield Air vest is slim, compact, and simple to put on. Like its predecessor, this airbag vest is worn over a motorbike jacket and is designed for highway use. The vest now boasts a sleeker, extra streamlined look along with technological enhancements. To begin with, the air cushions, that are inflated in lower than 0.05 seconds after the detection of the accident, now deploy to guard the backbone, cervical, coccyx, thorax and stomach. Rated 4 stars within the SRA take a look at, it presents additional security with the inclusion of a Protectflex again protector, and is licensed degree 1 in keeping with the EN17092-6:2020 normal.
It needs to be talked about that the self-contained airbag vest is comprised of an abrasion-resistant and waterproof stretch artificial cloth along with the airbag know-how. In consequence, due to its 3D mesh lining, it may be utilized in numerous environments, notably in scorching temperatures. There’s additionally a zipped pocket on the entrance for a splash of added performance.
The E-Shield Air vest is totally wi-fi, and requires no tethers to be connected to the bike. The crash detection sensors are absolutely embedded within the vest, retaining your vary of movement and mobility on the bike. Apparently, Bering has determined to not set up a chargeable battery, however as an alternative, two mounted batteries that present as much as 500 hours of journey time. The batteries consist of 1 3.6-volt and one 9-volt unit, and may be changed as soon as depleted.
Particular to the French market, the Bering E-Shield Air can be related to the IMA Group emergency name service. Accessible through subscription for a further 11.99 Euros, or $12.65 USD, per 30 days (or 299.99 Euros—or $316 USD in perpetuity), the system robotically makes an emergency name in your behalf within the occasion of an accident.
Bering presents the E-Shield Air vest in 4 sizes starting from XS/S, M/L, XL/XXL and 3XL/4XL. By itself, it retails for 299 Euros, or the equal of $315 USD, with out the subscription to the emergency name service.