HELITE TURTLE v1 revolutionised body worn airbag protection.
£399.00 – £549.00
This product (now replaced by the TURTLE 2) rapidly became the defacto standard for quality and safety. Hard on the outside, soft on the inside. Turtle Technology revolutionised air jacket safety by placing a cushioning cage between the tough CE certified EN1621/2 back protector and the rider. Whether you ride in the city or in the country, street furniture, kerbs, street lighting and fencing all present a serious impact hazard. HELITE’s TURTLE design fully disperses impact across the airbag surface and the airbag itself forms a protective cage around the chest, ribs and vital organs. There is significant improvement in protection against small, sharp, protruding objects and motorcycle parts.
This airbag vest feels airy and free under the arms adapting easily to whichever style of jacket you wear; it has easily adjustable fastenings to ensure the perfect fit every time. This model remains available in Hi Vis, some sizes in black remain in stock
UNIQUE OFFER – TEST RIDES ON YOUR OWN BIKE
Only available through Love Life and Ride, we offer a full ‘Try-Before-You-Buy’ service on HELITE TURTLE road and GP AIR race airbag vests. You can try one of our most popular products riding on your own bike, for real. We always have, right from day 1.
HUNDREDS OF CUSTOMERS HAVE EXPERIENCED HELITE
Now hundreds of riders have experienced what it feels like to ride wearing an airbag vest, on the road and on the track. It is our commitment to improving rider safety and outstanding customer service.
ROAD TEST A HELITE TURTLE AIRBAG VEST*
You can visit us at our Berkshire Fitting Centre and take out one of our rental vests on a test ride. No obligation. No rental fee. Catch us at one of our IAM RoadSmart events, look out for the TEST RIDE symbol on our event calendar.
TRACK TEST A HELITE GP AIR RACE VEST*
Visit us trackside and take out one of our rental GP Air vests for a session. No Obligation. No rental fee. Catch us in the NG Road Racing Club paddock or one of our track events.
NEED MORE TIME? WANT DOOR TO DOOR SERVICE? *
Book a rental vest for collection or we can ship to you. Rent for as many days as you like. We will refund up to £45 of your rental fee against a new HELITE Turtle 2 or GP Air 2 airbag vest. You cannot say fairer than that.
*Rental terms and conditions apply.
CARING FOR YOUR HELITE AIRBAG VEST
HELITE airbag vests are built to last using high quality materials. With a little care and attention you can keep them looking their best and ensure that if ever required, they will be ready to protect you.
CLEANING YOUR HELITE AIRBAG VEST
Keeping your HELITE airbag vest clean is best achieved by wiping down regularly. If you need to clean more thoroughly, we recommend sponging down using NIKWAX TECHWASH. Read our step-by-step guide to Cleaning your HELITE Airbag Vest, which will take you through the process and is packed with hints and tips.
SERVICING YOUR HELITE AIRBAG VEST
For daily road use, we recommend an annual service . For leisure users riding at weekends and holidays, once every two years is an appropriate minimum service interval. Remember you must have your Airbag Vest serviced before it is 2 years old to qualify for the extended warranty period of 4 years in total from purchase. Read our step-by-step guide to Servicing your HELITE Airbag Vest, which explains when and how to book a service, together with the various options including booking a loan product. After all, we want you to continue to be protected.
REPAIRING YOUR HELITE AIRBAG VEST
HELITE airbag vests are manufactured from abrasion resistant materials. If your vest has inflated and you believe it needs repair read our guide to Repairing your HELITE Airbag Vest. There is a handy booking form to use together with the chance to send us some photos of the damage. We will then be in touch and make all the necessary arrangements.
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