PSí Moto HOW DOES THE AIRBAG WORK IN A MOTORCYCLE CRASH?
Alexandra (Saša) Pelikánová experienced a formidable highside crash, within a group of other riders, during a SSP300 race at the Italian circuit of Misano. Just how did her protective suit, with its built-in air bag system, work? Did Saša escape without injury?
PSí Moto INCORPORATED AIRBAGS IN PSI SUITS
In good news for customers following the development of incorporated airbag systems in motorcycle suits, PSí HUBÍK s.r.o. signed a contract with, the Italian company, ALPINESTARS on 29th May 2018 allowing the company to offer this latest technology to the general public.
PSí Moto Printed suits – Design and safety together
What do we call a “printed suit”?
We’re talking about a suit that has the design printed directly onto the leather. The suit is not cut and sewn from a large number of separate pieces of colored leather, lettering and logos. It is instead, cut out of the largest pieces of leather to reduce the seams to a bare minimum, which means increased safety.
PSí Moto PSí Hubik Story
PSi Hubik? A brand that motorcyclists from all around the world wear today, began as a thought from an engineer named Libor Hubik. Who can say more about PSi then the owner and founder himself? What were all the challenges that Libor went through and what actually brought him to form PSi? We interviewed him personally so we could find out how it all began!
PSí Moto PROTECTORS ARE AN INDISPENSABLE PART OF SUIT
The basic function of a protector is to absorb the shock in the exposed area, it means mostly in the joint area. The maximum values transmission of impact force for standard usage is defined by EN 1621 standard.
PSí Moto HOW IS IT ALL CONNECTED: BY SEAMS AND THREADS
For the flexible and also sufficiently rigid connection polyester threads are mostly used which retain about 5 kilograms in tension. In addition, they must be sufficiently resistant to all matters or agents which exist with motorbikes, such as petrol, water solutions and various solvents. Next conditions are resistance to fungal attack and sufficiently long lifetime.
PSí Moto SUIT MATERIALS: LEATHER, KEVLAR, CERAMICS
The basic material of the racing suits has ever been true leather for tens of years. The most used leather (tanned processed leather) is cow leather, so called face leather. It is the most available high-quality material and it has a high strength and a great abrasion resistance thanks to modern processing methods.
PSí Moto SUIT DESIGN: PROTECTION, COMFORT, WEIGHT, AERODYNAMICS
The basic requirement of racing suit design is to achieve a maximum pilot’s protection when keeping the comfort, unlimited free movement on the motorbike. These two on first view very conflicting requirements are successfully met by up-to-date materials and a sophisticated design of particular parts.