Air Vest and hi vis

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I always ride in my body protector and in hi vis. I love my body protector but it does get a bit warm and with summer coming I am thinking an air vest would be cooler. If I put my hi vis over it and fall off the Hi vis will stop the vest working. Is there an obvious solution to this that I'm missing?
 

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I always ride in my body protector and in hi vis. I love my body protector but it does get a bit warm and with summer coming I am thinking an air vest would be cooler. If I put my hi vis over it and fall off the Hi vis will stop the vest working. Is there an obvious solution to this that I'm missing?

Very large hi-vis, add your own elastic round bottom to stop it flapping?
 

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I have a long sleeved cyclist hi viz jacket and Wear my air jacket over the top. Also doesn't get too warm in summer with just a top underneath. Apparently I'm more visible doing that from the front of the horse to a normal tabard!
 

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Basically any thing that is velcro will come apart. If like me you hate velcro you just get a big one - I wear a bikers proper zip up one with a pocket for my phone and just got one several sizes too big - had my air jacket going off wearing it, no prob :)
 

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I use an "executive" hi viz over my P2. It has a zip front, 2 pockets and a clear pocket for an access pass or.emergency details.
 

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Tabard with the normal clip sides, extended to maximum stretch and just with one side clip undone. Never had issues and air vest still inflated fine (unfortunately tested by friend!).
 

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Not an air vest but a BP, but same principle; I'm another who wears hi vis cycling tops underneath in summer. Then I have a light but warm hi vis goretex jacket which fits underneath for winter.
 
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