Originally Posted by Dan Alexander
So if you dismount at a gas station and forget to unplug the vest it won't inflate itself .... cause that would be embarrasing
correct - from the official specs:
A tensile force of about 30kg is needed to release the key ball to activate the airbag. Normally, the dismounting rider feels a strong tug to know that he/she has to disconnect the coiled wire before the airbag is activated.