Chris King designed the first sealed bearing headset in 1976. Thirty-four years later, the King headset remains a benchmark for quality. No other bicycle component can claim the precision, performance and absolute reliability of a Chris King headset. At Chris King Precision Components, they manufacture each headset in their own facility to exacting standards, using quality-at-the-source methods to minimize waste. Even the sealed, cartridge style bearings are made in-house and are hand-checked.
InSet is the classic, unbeatable Chris King sealed bearing headset built into six configurations for contemporary bicycle headtube dimensions. As a low-stack style headset, the press-in cups and bearings are housed within the headtube allowing for an overall lower ride height. The InSet also features Chris King's GripLock bearing cap design that uses a multi-piece bearing cap and a split ring for improved steerer tube interface.
- Fits 1 1/8-1.5" tapered steerer tubes
- Fits 44mm upper and 56mm lower headtubes
- Includes aluminum cups, bearing cap, and stemcap
- Stainless steel sealed bearings
- Made in the USA
- 10 year warranty
- Weight: 166g
They may cost more than other headsets but they're worth every penny.
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PROS: Easy To Install, Durable, Attractive Design, Precision, Lightweight
PROS: Pretty!, Durable, Quality Construction
PROS: Durable, Easy To Install, Lightweight, Attractive Design
BEST USES: Upgrade, Mountain Biking
Q & A
Keen to get the nasty ball & cage that's in there out!
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