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Paul Smith collaborates with Kask to create special Protone helmets

Designer Paul Smith creates special Kask Protone helmet

Paul Smith has collaborated with several cycling brands over the years, including Rapha and the Giro d’Italia, with his design of the Maglia Rosa jersey, and he even launched his own 531 clothing range.

His latest project though is a partnership with Kask, helmet sponsor of Team Sky, and the creation of a rather special Protone aero helmet.

- Review: Kask Protone Helmet

Paul Smith has taken the helmet company’s latest Protone, an aero road helmet, and applied a ‘Rainbow Gradient’, a blue to orange colour fade over a silver base which “gives the helmet an iridescent finish”. This gradient colour finish has been borrowed from Paul Smith’s spring and summer clothing collection.

And that’s it, really. The Paul Smith + Kask ‘Rainbow Gradient’ Protone helmet costs £220. A regular Protone, available in a range of colours, costs £195.

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David worked on the tech team from 2012-2020. Previously he was editor of and before that staff writer at RCUK. He's a seasoned cyclist of all disciplines, from road to mountain biking, touring to cyclo-cross, he only wishes he had time to ride them all. He's mildly competitive, though he'll never admit it, and is a frequent road racer but is too lazy to do really well. He currently resides in the Cotswolds, and you can now find him over on his own YouTube channel David Arthur - Just Ride Bikes

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