KASK INFINITY AERO ROAD HELMET - BLACK/BLACK **

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The Kask Infinity Aero Road helmet is a one helmet solution for Road Riders, Track riders and Triathletes alike. Aero design coupled with controllable venting allows the regulation of airflow for cooling or aerodynamic and power gains.

With Aerodynamics having become the primary focus for bike manufacturers in recent seasons it makes sense that apparel and helmet manufacturers are following suit when designing new products.

Already holding the honours for most aerodynamic TT helmet, Kask have now moved to mirror Giro in the production of their new Aero Road helmet, the Infinity.

One of the problems of aerodynamics when producing a helmet for all-round riding is the limited airflow that a smoother surface presents. While you may tolerate a sweating head in order to reduce your drag numbers and achieve a faster time contre la montre, a gruelling day in the mountains will be a very different story! Kask have designed the Infinity to be the best of both worlds, offering both aerodynamics and airflow.

In order to meet the two supposedly juxtaposed demands of reducing venting and maintain airflow, Kask have introduced an ‘aerator’ to the top of the helmet. Essentially a sliding cover, it allows the vents to be opened or closed much like those on a ski or snowboard helmet.

With the aerator closed, the sleek, smooth surface and rounded profile of the Infinity (much like the Bambino) generates less drag than a traditional helmet while the slightly ribbed sides are said to encourage the air to adhere to the surface of the helmet rather than leaving the back in turbulent fashion.  When safely ensconced in the bunch or climbing an aerodynamic advantage may not be a priority, simply open the aerator to expose the 3 main vents at the front of the helmet. This allows increased airflow through the body of the helmet to help keep your head cool. 

Even with the main vents closed, the inclusion of 2 small vents at the lower leading edge of the helmet in combination with 8 larger exhaust ports at the back means that at speed, air is encouraged through the internal channels of the helmet enough to cool your head.

The Infinity features an internal safety structure much like a roll-cage that lends additional strength to the helmet for improved safety should the worst happen. The faux leather strap and plush 5mm padding hails from the Vertigo while a simple nylon retention system is both soft and lightweight for improved comfort.

 

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Home Delivery by Experts

All Terrain Cycles are now offering a Home Delivery service.

Our Cytech qualified mechanics will first make sure that your bike is fully checked and ready to ride.

Then we will deliver it completely assembled direct to your home or place of work where we will set up your bike for your personal needs and answer any questions you may have. All for just £50.00.

Our delivery map indicates a general area, however, if you do not see your location on the map please call us on 01274 588488 to discuss a special delivery.

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HOW TO BUILD YOUR MAIL ORDER BIKE

Aftercare

After the first few weeks of use, the whole bike will settle down. As a result, the gears may need tweaking, some nuts and bolts may need tightening and you may well need to check the adjustment of the saddle and handlebars.

CABLE STRETCH

Gears

Cable stretch tends to occur shortly after a new bike has been ridden a few times. A rear derailleur that we have tuned to hit every gear, nicely and quietly, may now not be making each shift causing a sensation and sound of “being in between gears”. Generally you may have to shift up, or shift down a couple times to quiet it down and settle the derailleur into a “happy gear”. A front derailleur may no longer want to shift all the way onto the big ring or will require a much firmer push to get it there.

It is advisable to get the cable tension adjusted as soon as this happens either by your local bike shop. This tune up is considered a necessary part of any bicycles maintenance schedule and as such should not be ignored.
Brakes

Your brakes will also be affected by cable stretch (provided of course that they are NOT hydraulic in which case this does not apply). The symptom here is that they usually start to feel quite loose. i.e. you have to pull the lever much further back or harder in order to get the same stopping power you once had. This is partly why new bikes come with a first free service. If your brakes start feeling a little spongy after a few weeks, you can adjust them at the barrel or the clamp or ask a mechanic at your local bike shop to do it for you.
DISC BRAKES

New disc brakes won’t deliver their full power until the rotor and pads have bedded in.

SRAM has a really good guide for bedding in disc brakes:

“Accelerate the bike to a moderate speed and then firmly applying the brakes until you are at walking speed. Repeat this process 20 times. Then accelerate the bike to a faster speed and apply the brakes until you are at walking speed. Repeat this process ten times. It’s important that during this process you never come to a complete stop or lock up the wheels at any point.”

Doing this process should drastically improve the performance of your brakes and prepare them for many happy rides.
CRANKS

Check the cranks and crank bolts or nut for tightness; grab a crank arm in each hand and try to wiggle them to check for looseness. If there is play in the cranks, the nuts or bolts may need to be tightened. Cranks should be checked after every ride for the first week.
HEADSET

A loose headset can be diagnosed by turning the front wheel to point left or right, holding the front brake on, and then rocking the bike backwards and forwards. Hold your fingers between the stem and the frame. Any movement indicates that you need to tighten the headset.
SADDLE

Check your seat post is not loose and that you have not exceeded the limit marked on the seat post. Once you have checked these, use an allen key to tighten the seat post clamp. Check the seat is secure by giving it another check once you have finished.
STEM

Check that your front wheel and stem do not move independently, and that your handlebar clamp bolts are tight. Perform this check by standing in front of the bike, holding the front wheel between your knees, and twisting the handlebars. You can prevent any movement by tightening the stem bolts and the handlebar clamp with an allen key.
SUSPENSION FORKS

Keeping your mountain bike’s suspension maintained is one of the best ways to ensure you’re getting all the performance you can out of your bike. Plus, giving your fork and shock a few seconds of attention here and there can prevent costly repairs or even replacements.

Dirt is the number one enemy of suspension. After every ride make sure to wipe the seal area and stanchions of your fork and shock. Wipe in a horizontal motion, not vertical as you don’t want to force any debris towards the seals.

Every few rides double check that your suspension sag is correct, as well as your rebound and compression adjustments. If something has changed, or the adjustments aren’t working as before, some maintenance is likely due.

Working on your bike at home can seem daunting, and we'd always recommend you take your bike to a qualified mechanic if possible.

FOR FURTHER ADVICE ON LOOKING AFTER YOUR NEW BIKE SEE OUR KNOWLEDGE CENTRE.

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Mail Order

One of our Cytech qualified mechanics will hand build your bike leaving only a few minor adjustments for you to do once your new bike arrives. Our mechanic will also complete a rigorous Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) before carefully re-packing for shipping to you; but in order to fit the bike back into its box for delivery, some disassembly has to be done. Re-assembly of these parts should be straightforward and should not take very long.

Tools You'll Need (Not Provided)

A multi-tool or a 4mm or 5mm Allen key, a pedal wrench or 15mm Allen key, depending on your pedals and a pair of scissors to open the box and cut the zip-ties with.
1. Open the Box and Remove Your Bike

Carefully remove your bike from the box and remove all of the packaging and zip ties with your scissors or snips. Never use a sharp knife as this can easily result in damage to paintwork and tyre sidewalls. Pedals and quick release (if supplied) will be in a small box at the bottom of your package as well as an instruction manual for your specific bike. Make sure you keep hold of this as it contains your bike's serial number.
2. Secure Your Front Wheel

Bikes will be delivered with the rear wheel already fitted so all you have to do is slide in the front wheel. First, remove the plastic fork spacer, along with any other packing material.

Set the frame upright on the ground and attach the wheel. Make sure that the brake is properly aligned and that the wheel is sitting straight. Next, tighten the quick release skewer if supplied and make sure that the brake quick release is tightened.
3. Attach the Handlebars

Using a multi-tool or a 4 or 5mm Allen key, clamp the faceplate over the bars so that they are fastened securely but not so tight that you cannot change the angle of the bars. Note many models of handlebar have handy measurement markers, allowing you to find your perfect angle.
4. Fit Your Pedals

It is important to note that pedal threads are different from left side and right side. The right side pedal has a right-hand thread (removes anti-clockwise, installs clockwise). The left side pedal has a left-hand thread (removes clockwise, installs anti-clockwise). We will label the pedals with “left and right” stickers in order to make sure you refit them correctly. The pedals will have grease applied to the threads, do not wipe this off. Follow the direction arrows on the stickers to ensure the pedal threads engage correctly then tighten them with a 15mm pedal wrench or Allen key (where applicable).
5. Fit Your Saddle

The seatpost has already been greased so all you have to do is slide the post into the frame at your desired height and tighten the seat clamp using your multi-tool.
6. Final Checks

Finally give your bike a final check over to ensure your handlebars and seat post clamp are tightened securely, and also that your brakes' quick releases are in the closed position.

Please also read our aftercare recommendations.

FOR FURTHER ADVICE ON LOOKING AFTER YOUR NEW BIKE SEE OUR KNOWLEDGE CENTRE.

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KASK INFINITY AERO ROAD HELMET - BLACK/BLACK **
Availability

Stock is held at our two stores and at an external warehouse, and as a consequence our website does not show live stock.

Upon placing an online order we will notify you if we are unable to fulfil your order within 1-5 working days.

We do not charge your credit or debit card until we dispatch your order, unless by prior agreement or as a holding deposit for special purchase items.

Our mail Order Customer service is open Monday to Friday 8am to 5.30pm

If you are visiting one of our stores and interested in a specific item, please ring us on 01274 588 488 to check that it is available at the store you are visiting before making a special trip.

This telephone number is manned 7 days a week in line with our shop opening hours.

Returns

Goods must be returned within 30 days of receipt.

Returned goods must be unused, in a saleable condition and in their original packaging with all labels still attached.

Goods must not be fitted or used.

All Goods must be accompanied with a Completed Returns Form.

Goods can be returned to the Store for a refund or exchange. A Completed Returns form must accompany all goods returned to the store; the refund however will be processed by the Mail Order Customer Service Staff and not by the Store Staff so the refund may not be immediate.

To read more about our delivery/returns please click here

Specifications
Helmet Features
  • Weight: 260g (medium)
  • Hand operated Aerator to open/close vents
  • Lateral dividers and spacers enable excellent ventilation comfort
  • Eco leather chin strap prevents from allergies and irritation of the skin
  • The internal strengthening frame prevents from secondary impactOcto Fit adjustment system is totally ergonomic and light
  • Guarantees a perfect fit to any kind of head shape
  • The adjustable vents can be partially opened or closed to deliver a regulated amount of ventilation, as dictated by the rider and the weather conditions he/she is riding through at the time.
Size
  • M - 52-58 cm – 20-1/2 - 22-7/8 Inches
  • L - 59-62 cm – 23-3/8 - 24-1/2 Inches
Weight
  • 310 gr. M Size (CE EN 1078)
  • 340 gr. L Size (CE EN 1078)
Certification
  • CE EN 1078
  • CPSC 1203
  • AS/NZS 2063
Technologies

Infinity Aero Control
Fully rounded profile ensuring that no sharp edges or angles interfere with the airflow. The vents are quickly and easily opened or closed by adjusting the mobile aerator situated on the top of the helmet. Simply moving the hand briefly over the tacky gummy coated aerator is enough to open or close the vents, as required. The vents can also be partially opened or closed to deliver a regulated amount of ventilation as dictated by the rider or conditions.


3D dry

The tridimensional 3D DRY padding utilizes a multi-layer open cell construction process: high technology for the best comfort and performance.


Aero Control

Incredibly aerodynamic and top performing shell, tested in the wind-tunnel and able to provide a really impressive CX rate. Any position the head will assume the outflow of the air will be perfectly in line with the helmet.


Bag

Comes with a bag


Coolmax

Removable and washable inner padding in Coolmax® material


ECO Chinstrap

Chin pad with eco-leather chinstrap
The anallergic and washable chinstrap is extremely comfortable and helps to avoid irritation of the skin


Frame

In case of shock it avoids the break of the helmet into pieces


M in moulding

The innovative “in moulding” technology, joining the inner polystyrene cap to the outer polycarbonate one, ensures a better shock absorption.


MIT

The MIT Technology, applied to all KASK cycling helmets, guarantees a higher safety and a complete protection thanks to the polycarbonate layer that covers the shell on the top, on the base ring and on the back.


OCTO FIT

Rubberised Micro Dial adjuster provides improved finger grip
Floating cradle contact points combine internal gel pads for optimum comfort. These supports are designed to oscillate freely through 180° allowing a perfect fit on any shaped head
The Skeletal Brackets of the cradle have been designed and refined to provide the best fit and support whilst being as light as possible


Sanitized

Inner padding fabric treated with antibacterial and antimicrobial Sanitized® process.


Visibility

High visibility stickers for maximum safety even in poor visibility condition


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