Tucano Urbano Airscud: Airbag by subscription

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Tucano Urbano Airscud: Airbag by subscription
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Tucano Urbano Airscud: Airbag by subscription

Tucano Urbano Airscud: Airbag by subscription

Tucano Urbano Airscud: Airbag by subscription

Tucano Urbano Airscud: Airbag by subscription

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With the Airscud, Tucano Urbano is launching a new airbag vest.

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The system works with the leashless In&Motion system. A fall is calculated using seven different sensors.

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Nice feature: optional sleeves turn the vest into a jacket.

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The inner lining of the Airscud is an air-permeable mesh fabric.

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As a vest, the Airscud is just as safety-certified as a jacket when the sleeves are on.

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The light, unlined structure makes the Airscud ideal for use in the city.

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But also worn over a leather suit it can ensure safety on the racetrack, a special racing mode gives the system new calculation bases.

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The outer material is also light polyamide, the shoulders and elbows are reinforced with 500D polyamide.

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A display informs about the status of the In&Motion systems.

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The Airscud costs 399 euros including the
Sleeve. After that, the sleeves cost 99 euros extra.

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The subscription is always on top for 12 euros a month for the in&Motion system. But you have an unlimited guarantee, a VIP service and the latest hardware updates included.

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High-quality D3O protectors are built into the sleeves on the shoulders and elbows. The vest has one in the back as standard.

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Tucano Urbano Airscud: Airbag by subscription

Tucano Urbano Airscud
Intelligent airbag vest by subscription

With the Airscud, Tucano Urbano brings a vest with the intelligent airbag system from In&Motion. The vest can also be turned into a jacket with optional sleeves. The airbag control is always up to date with a subscription.


Jens Kratschmar

05/04/2021

In this article:

  • Tucano Urbano Airscud
  • In&Motion
  • Prices and availability
  • Conclusion

The first generation of airbag clothing is the one with the rip cord on the motorcycle: The airbag triggers when the driver is thrown from the motorcycle, sometimes also when you vigorously get off the box while stopping for coffee. Annoying fiddling with clothes and connection to the motorcycle seems inevitable. The desire for wireless airbag controls was and is great. The French company In&Motion has developed a system that uses a GPS signal and measured acceleration values ​​to detect a fall and trigger the airbag. Just like the manufacturer Held the French brand Tucano Urbano has now installed the system in the vest, dubbed Airscud.

Tucano Urbano Airscud

The Tucano Urbano Airscud is just coming onto the market and relies on the In solution for airbag control&Motion. The vest itself is also made of a modern polyamide fiber, supplemented by areas made of Oxford polyamide 500D on the shoulders and elbows. Moment: waistcoat and elbow Correctly. With the optionally available sleeves, the Airscud can be turned into a fully-fledged, certified jacket with a zip. In this variant, protectors on the shoulders and elbows complement the back protector. The unlined vest is equipped with an inner lining made of mesh fabric for better ventilation.

In&Motion

The airbag control from In&Motion works without a physical connection to the motorcycle, the module is inconspicuously integrated into the clothing. Three accelerometers and three centrifugal force meters, together with the GPS sensor, calculate the position of the driver and an algorithm decides whether there is a fall and whether the airbag is triggered before the impact. The sensors measure 1,000 times per second and the airbag is triggered in 60 milliseconds in an emergency. With new accident data, the programmers can continuously improve the system, the updates can be played on the control via app and wifi. But that costs – and extra.

Tucano Urbano Airscud: Airbag by subscription

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Prices and availability

Tucano Urbano is currently offering the Airscud as a pre-order until May 31, 2021 for 399 euros and still delivers the sleeves free of charge. After the pre-order period, the vest costs 399 euros, the sleeves a further 99 euros. This in&Motion module is included in the price, its use and thus that of the airbag is only possible after taking out a subscription for 12 euros per month or 120 euros per year. Alternatively, the system can also be purchased directly for a further 399 euros. The subscription model has the advantage that, in addition to the latest, regular hardware upgrades, it includes an unlimited guarantee and a VIP repair service. If you want, you can equip the system with driving modes for additional payment: “Track” for the racetrack and “Adventure” for off-road tours with appropriately adapted calculation bases.

opinion poll

Do you already have motorcycle clothing with an airbag??

Voted 401 times

No, such a junk doesn’t come into my house.

Yes, but luckily not needed yet.

Yes, and already saved my bones.

No, but I plan to get something.

Conclusion

Subscription models and motorcycles have a difficult relationship status. The MOTORRAD subscription is a good form. The motorcycle itself or “only” Paying an airbag clothing monthly in addition to the purchase is new territory. Interesting and welcome, but uncharted territory. But that was what ABS used to be.

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