You want to boost your safety and keep your style ? Our leather airbag vest is made for you ! By stitching your patches you can even give the vest your own individual look! Custom guarantees a full freedom of movement and a maximum of comfort.

  • Protection
  • Comfort
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Reviews & Certifications
  • Warranty & User Guide
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Custom, Cruiser, Street Bikes, Biker, Road trips, Motorcycle Club
Touring black

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The shape of our airbag offers a full protection: back, neck, spine, chest, ribs, pelvis, abdomen, etc. 18 L of gas protection for an optimal pressure. Fast inflation time 100 ms.


The leather vest CUSTOM integrates the TURTLE technology: the airbag is located under the back protector (SAS-TEC level 2). The results of absorption and distribution of shocks is considerably higher and it protects from intruding objects.

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Helite airbags are mechanical to avoid unexpected airbag activation and changing batteries. No special tools or technical knowledge are required to install the lanyard on the motorcycle.


A SAS-TEC back protector Level 2 is integrated for the TURTLE effect.

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Quick and easy replacement of the CO2 cartridge. It is nicely hidden in a separate pocket.

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A stretchy fabric is
positioned on top of the back to optimize the protection of the neck (nicely hidden by a velcro).


Our Custom leather vest consists of black leather of high quality (cow hide 1,2 mm).


Zipper access at the back and left side to stitch easily your patches.

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Zipper access at the left side to stitch easily your patches.

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Stretchy leather on sides ensure a fitted cut and a high comfort.

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Very low cut underarm for full freedom of movement and to wear over other clothing or motorcycle equipment.

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3 outside pockets, 2 inside pockets (classic + smartphone).

Frequently Asked Questions

This leather vest is high-quality and can be worn when it is raining. However, it was not designed to be waterproof so the best solution is to wear a waterproof jacket under your Custom airbag. If you want to wear a waterproof jacket over your Custom, it must be large enough to guarantee an optimal inflation of the airbag and to keep an optimal protection.

Like every leather vest a maintenance is necessary to keep its flexibility and its color. We recommend to maintain the airbag vest on a regular base using suitable products. Caution, do not wash the vest with a washing machine or with cleaning supplies, you can damage the leather.

Yes, while keeping in mind that the more resistance there is, the slower the airbag will deploy properly. We recommend to adjust your backpack straps fairly wide.

Yes, as long as the airbag is in good condition (no holes, tears) you can reuse 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 CO2 cartridge with a new one, available at all Helite dealers worldwide. Please, check the size of the airbag when replacing cartridges. See our instructional video «INSTALL A NEW CARTRIDGE».

Helite airbags are mechanical to avoid unexpected airbag activation. Accidental deployments are extremely 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 bike, he will feel a strong tension on his vest or jacket before the airbag is triggered. As the car belt, clip and unclip the motorcycle strap will quickly become a habit.



Comment-utiliser-airbag-moto (3).jpgEvery airbag comes with a user guide. The user guide will explain you how to use and take care of your motorcycle airbag, how to install the cord and reactivate your system after 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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Register your airbag to extend the limited 2 years warranty into 4 years warranty






Certifications & Reviews


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.

SIZES (cm) S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL 6XL How to measure?











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

Chest line










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

Waist line










C. Measure horizontally around your abdominalat the narrowestpoint.

Hips line 80-105 90-110 95-115 100-120 105-125 110-130 115-135 120-140 130-145 D. Measure the circumference, from pelvic bone to pelvic bone, at the widest part of your hips.
Back length 50-65 55-70 60-75 65-80 65-85 70-95 70-100 70-100 70-100 E. While standing upright, measure the distance between the lower neck and the tailbone.
Cartridge​ 60 cc 60 cc 60 cc 60 cc 60 cc 100 cc 100 cc 100 cc 100 cc The cartridge size must fit the airbag size.

C. Measure horizontally around your abdominalat the narrowestpoint.