PSí Moto AIRBAGS FOR THE DAKAR
This year’s Dakar Rally marked a certain first in its history, but in what way? 2021 was the first year that competitors, just as in Moto GP, were obliged to have airbag protection. As to just how the airbag manufacturers, and the riders themselves handled it, we spoke to PSí brand ambassador Tomáš Kubienou about his, and his Lithuanian colleague Laisvydas Kancius, experience.
PSí Moto VISIT OF CZECH GOODWILL TO THE PSí HUBÍK PRODUCTION PLANT
The Český Goodwill (Czech Goodwill) project awards "Corporate Oscars" focussing on entrepreneurs, and companies that are particularly noted for their responsible approach to business, moral qualities and honest work practices. The nomination of PSí HUBÍK in 2017 was something that pleased us greatly, and when the organisations members requested a visit to our production plant, we were only too happy to welcome them!
PSí Moto DESIGN MATTERS! WHY?
Fresh colours are in evidence in the Spanish team AVATEL-CARDOSO headed by former MotoGP racer, José Luis Cardoso. Under his leadership young riders participate in the 2021 FIM CEV Repsol series. We are very happy the team have decided to equip their riders with our race suits.
PSí Moto THE ARRIVAL OF SPRING BRINGS EASTER, AND THE START OF THE SEASON
The arrival of spring is often associated with the traditional Easter holidays. A time where some worship the story of Jesus, or maybe celebrate the annual rebirth of nature. If the weather plays nicely then we will also go for those first runs of the riding season. It’s a time where we should think about how to get ready and prepare for the biking months ahead.
PSí Moto NEW SHOULDER AND ELBOW PROTECTION TECHNOLOGY - DEAS
The safety and protection of the wearer, always has, and forever shall be, the number one priority in the construction of motorcycle clothing at PSí. Since the outset of the company, we have been doing our own development. In the beginning this was based on the experience of our founder, ing Libor Hubík, from his everyday riding on street, touring and track machines. As time progressed, we included testing from professional riders, in the most prestigious classes of motorcycle racing, right up until today, and our cooperation with the faculty of Applied Sciences at the University of West Bohemia (ZČU) in Pilsen, and the joint project of protective motorcycle clothing.
PSí Moto A VALENTINE SURPRISE IN THE SHAPE OF A NEW AIRBAG SUIT?
Valentine surprise in the shape of a new suit? Maybe not, but in any case, there is a new suit for the girlfriend of YouTuber Suky. Was it an impulsive decision, or had the idea of getting a bespoke combination been brewing for some time? We asked the best person to tell us, Kristyna, the owner of this unique suit in the SukyBiker.cz design.
PSí Moto DO YOU HAVE A DREAM MOTORCYCLE SUIT?
Do you have a unique idea for being on your bike? An original design that absolutely no one else has? At PSí HUBÍK our production plant puts no constraints on your creativity. Whatever you can come up with our team can make a reality. Don’t believe it? See for yourself ....
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.