Kask launches redesigned Protone helmet but is it an improvement?

The new Protone Icon features an "updated aesthetic" as well as claimed comfort and safety benefits

Kask updates its Protone road helmet in the shape of the Protone Icon
(Image credit: Kask)

Kask has reimagined its Grand Tour winning helmet, the Protone, in the shape of the new Protone Icon.

The Protone Icon, Kask claims, delivers the "core features" that made the original a "true icon of the road" while at the same time "bringing in a number of new technical features and giving it an updated aesthetic for a modern look".

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Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.