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The Airbag, the one in front, not the one riding in the passenger seat. :lol:

I watched the video of the crash test with and without the airbag, #1 I was impressed at the damage the Goldwing done to the car... 8)
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It looks as if in that situation, it could save a life.

My question is, where does the passenger go during this type of crash ?

My guess is straight into the back of the driver.

Would the airbag, at that point, fail ? (with 2x the pressure on it )

They should do a crash test with two people on the bike and see what happens.

My next Goldwing will definately have the Airbag. and it too will be Yellow ... I just don't want to have to wait for the 2010 models..

Come on Honda .. some of us Need Yellow...
 
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Good question but one that needs to be addressed.
Maybe Honda feels most people ride alone, or only crash alone..... :roll:
 

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Yellow Streak said:
My question is, where does the passenger go during this type of crash? My guess is straight into the back of the driver.
Yep... either that or get catapulted off the bike. :(
 

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One item that i wonder about is the angle of the hit. The vids show a hit at 90 degrees.

What happens if it is an angled hit as the biker tries to avoid the collision with the vehicle?
 

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HONDA has been developing this for over 14 years now. The bags are not meant for only full frontal impacts. They are designed for an impact at an angle as well. It's late and I'm going to bed but last year when it was introduced I posted the link and all the information about the air bag. They show in what situations it was designed and how it works. They are not so stupid as to only test it with only one person. I guarentee it was tested with large and small dummies, single, dual, and even child dummies. They are not Myth Busters and have only have Buster to deal with....
 
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