ZIP'IN 2

This 2 in 1 airbag vest will appeal to riders who want to combine convenience, style and optimal protection.

  • Protection
  • Comfort
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Reviews & Certifications
  • Warranty & User Guide
  • Size chart
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Training, Competitive Jumping, Hunter Jumper, Dressage, Show
 
Touring black

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The airbag liner Zip'In 2 can be worn alone or under an approved outer (recommended version). It only takes a few seconds to combine the airbag with the outer via a zip. Caution: You have to choose the same size for your Zip’In airbag and your compatible outer.

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The unique shape of our Helite airbag offers a full protection, absorbs impacts and stabilizes the whole upper body from head to tailbone. For an optimal pressure, the volume of gas varies between 14 and 28 liters (the biggest on the market) depending on the size of your airbag.

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In the event of a fall the airbag inflates in less than 0,1 seconds and offers an optimal protection from head to tailbone before impact.

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Helite airbags are mechanical to avoid unexpected airbag activation and changing batteries. It is a ready-to-use system that you can reactivate by yourself. You simply need to connect the lanyard via the saddle strap with your saddle.

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A saddle strap is delivered with each Zip'In airbag. For safety reasons, more reliability and faster inflation it is important to correctly install and use the saddle attachment. No special tools or technical knowledge are required to install the strap on your saddle.

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Quick and easy replacement of the CO2 cartridge by the rider. The size of the cartridge is proportional to the size of the Zip'In airbag. One cartridge is always included with your airbag. We recommend you to have an additional cartridge to be replaced quickly after an inflation.

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Due to the central zip, the airbag can be worn alone, however it is recommended to wear the Zip’In 2 airbag
with an approved outer to avoid damaging the airbag in case of fall.

 

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The discreet design of the airbag liner Zip'In 2 allows to wear it with any approved outer and makes it invisible.

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The airbag vest Zip'In 2 ensures a maximum comfort and a great freedom of movement while riding: stretchy sides, breathable mesh, reduction of the cartridge weight.

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Breathable mesh on sides and middle back for optimal ventilation and perfect fit.

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81% Polyamid, 19% Elasthane, 100% Polyurethane, 89% Nylon, 11% Polyester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, this is possible since the airbag is provided with a central zip. However, we recommend wearing it most of the time under an approved outer to avoid damage to the airbag in the event of a fall.

The Zip’In 2 provides improvements especially in the use and integration of the airbag:
- A central zip has been added to wear the Zip’In 2 alone or with an approved outer (preferred version)
- Improvement of the airbag shape offers a better integration into the outers and a bigger protection volume at the thorax
- Reduction of the cartridge weight for higher comfort

It’s simple, just combine the Zip’In 2 airbag with an approved outer (with or without zip). The compatibility is always indicated by the ‘Zip’In’ label. Caution: the size of the jacket and the Zip’In airbag must be the same. For example, a Zip’In airbag in size M must always be associated with a compatible outer in size M. To know your size, please refer to our size chart. If you hesitate between two sizes, take the bigger size.

No, you must not wash your Zip’In airbag in a washing machine or by immersing it in water. We advise you to clean the Zip’In airbag with a soft cloth and soapy water or with babywipes (no detergent, products may alter the fabric). Never put your Zip’In airbag in the tumble drier, on the heater or next to a heat source. When your airbag is clean, store it in a dry place away from moisture.

Helite airbags are mechanical to avoid unexpected airbag activation. Accidental deployments are rare. The tractive force required to activate the airbag is between 20 and 30 kg depending on the size. If a rider forgets to detach from his horse, he will feel a strong tension on his jacket before the airbag is triggered. As the car belt, clip and unclip the saddle strap will quickly become a habit.

Yes, as long as the airbag is in good condition (no holes, tears) you can re-use it. Easy to do, you can reset the system yourself in 2 minutes, without sending your vest back to Helite. It is only necessary to replace the cartridge with a new one, available at all Helite dealers worldwide (list on our website www.helite.com). Please, check the size of the airbag when replacing cartridges. If you have any doubt about the correct use of your airbag, our team is at your service.

 

USER GUIDE
 

userguide-equestrian-airbag.jpgEvery airbag comes with a user guide. The user guide will explain you how to use and take care of your equestrian airbag, how to install the saddle strap and reactivate your system after an inflation.

Our team is at your service, even after your purchase if you have any doubt about the correct use of your inflatable life savior.

 

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WARRANTY

 

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Register your airbag to extend the limited 2 years warranty into 4 years warranty

 

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Certifications & Reviews
 


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CE CERTIFICATION - Our airbags are certified by the external laboratory CRITT Sport, the French specialist for objectively testing Personal protective equipment (PPE).

 

 
Size chart

This size chart is for information only. Caution, you mustn’t wear Helite airbag if you weigh less than 35kg.

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SIZES (cm) Child L XS S M L XL 2XL How to measure?

Height

145-160

150-165

155-170

160-175

165-180

165-185

165-190

A. Measure from the floor to the top of your head.

Chest line

65-80

75-85

80-90

85-95

90-100

95-110

100-115

B. Measure horizontally around the fullest part of your chest, under the armpits.

Waist line

55-70

60-75

70-80

75-90

80-95

85-100

95-115

C. Measure horizontally around your abdominalat the narrowestpoint.
Hips line

65-85

75-95

80-100

85-105

90-110

95-120

100-130

D. Measure the circumference, from pelvic bone to pelvic bone, at the widest part of your hips.
Back length

35 - 50

40 - 55

45 - 60

47 - 65

50 - 67

55 - 70

60 - 75

E. While standing upright, measure the distance between the lower neck and the tailbone.
Cartridge Airbag Zip'In 1 50cc 60cc 60cc 60cc 60cc 60cc 100cc

The cartridge size must fit the airbag size.

Cartridge Airbag Zip'In 2 50cc 50cc 60cc 60cc 60cc 85cc 85cc The cartridge size must fit the airbag size.