The Helite e-Bike fork sensor is an optional extra and does not have to be used in order for your vest to function. Only the Helite e-Bike Fork Sensors are compatible with the components for your Helite electronically activated vest. There are some added benefits to using both the vest and sensor together.
For full information on how to pair sensors and vests please see the instruction manual supplied with your vest.
If you own several bikes, you can pair each vest with up to 5 fork sensors. Fork sensors can also be bought separately form our Motorcycle Components section situated in the main menu.
Yes. If you are carrying a pillion passenger, or many people use the same bike, then you can pair as many vests to the fork sensor as you like. It is worth noting that any airbag systems that are in the vicinity of the fork sensor whilst being paired to the sensor and switched on will be triggered in the event of an accident. Please read the manual carefully.
No. The fork sensor lasts for approximately 5 years. At this point a replacement will need to be purchased. Always check that you are pair to the sensor before use.
Yes and No. The motorcycle safety vest will work on its own if you are involved in an accident but only after reaching a speed of 22mph. The fork sensor will give collision detection, even when stationery.