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Carnac Kronus

Old 11-08-21, 04:59 AM
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Carnac Kronus

Look for a beginner visored helmet for the track.
Anyone have much experience with the Carnac Kronus?

Blatantly inspired by the Mk1 Bambino. More looking for user reviews in general use at the track.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 11-08-21, 09:43 AM
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I've known people who've had them and said they are fine.

Where are you located? You might be able to find a lightly used Bambino somewhere.
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Old 11-08-21, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by topflightpro View Post
I've known people who've had them and said they are fine.

Where are you located? You might be able to find a lightly used Bambino somewhere.
Iím in the UK.
annoyingly I missed out on a steak on a bambino a few weeks ago, and havenít seen one at a good price since.

im not set on the bambino (having never tried one for size/fit)
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Old 11-08-21, 08:16 PM
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Hm. I may buy one. I have a Bell Javelin, and what I found when I started researching is that everyone seemed to start with "when the Javelin came out it was good, but now it's pretty slow, so we're going to compare all the fast helmets with the slow Javelin".

I was worried about doing the "tail air brake" thing but it seems that I'm good at not sticking the tail up. So maybe the Javelin isn't bad. But I have no data, and I hope to have a day at a track where I can do some Chung kind of laps. I'd like to try a couple different helmets, and the Carnac Kronus was one of the helmets I wanted to try.
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Went ahead and ordered the larger size in black.
Iíll report back when it arrives.
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I wish Carnac would bring back the shoes
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Are the Carnac Kronus legal for use in the US? I don't know what the criteria is for legal helmets.
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Originally Posted by carpediemracing View Post
Are the Carnac Kronus legal for use in the US? I don't know what the criteria is for legal helmets.
From CyclingUSA:

SECTION 1. HELMETS MANDATORY

Part 1. At all times when participating in or preparing for an event held under a USA Cycling permit, including club rides, motorcycle drivers and all motorcycle passengers shall wear a securely fastened helmet that meets the US DOT motorcycle helmet standard.

Part 2. At all times when participating in or preparing for an event held under a USA Cycling permit, including club rides, all licensees who are mounted on a bicycle shall wear a securely fastened helmet that meets either the US DOT helmet standards or the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) standard for bicycle helmets.

Helmets with the European CEN certification may be worn by riders only while participating in a race inscribed on the UCI calendar.

Riders shall show documentary proof of this, such as a manufacturer's label, upon request by event officials.

This provision does not apply to riders who are riding rollers or any other stationary device.
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From CyclingUSA:

SECTION 1. HELMETS MANDATORY

Part 1. At all times when participating in or preparing for an event held under a USA Cycling permit, including club rides, motorcycle drivers and all motorcycle passengers shall wear a securely fastened helmet that meets the US DOT motorcycle helmet standard.

Part 2. At all times when participating in or preparing for an event held under a USA Cycling permit, including club rides, all licensees who are mounted on a bicycle shall wear a securely fastened helmet that meets either the US DOT helmet standards or the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) standard for bicycle helmets.

Helmets with the European CEN certification may be worn by riders only while participating in a race inscribed on the UCI calendar.

Riders shall show documentary proof of this, such as a manufacturer's label, upon request by event officials.

This provision does not apply to riders who are riding rollers or any other stationary device.
THanks. When I read your reply I remembered reading that a while ago and nixing it off my list. I didn't remember why I nixed it though and it was driving me crazy.
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