The InSet 4 is the classic, unbeatable Chris King sealed bearing headset. As a low-stack style upper and lower headset, the press-in cups and bearings are housed within the headtube allowing for an overall lower ride height.
The Inset 3 is designed to fit a 1 1/8" to 1.5" tapered steerer tubed fork and a 44mm to 56mm internal diameter tapered headtube on the bike. Supplied with an all-new bearing cap design, the GripLock™ is a multi-piece bearing cap that utilizes a precision controlled split ring that improves steerer tube interface.
Aluminium cups in 10 available colours house our legendary bearings; all made in-house in our Portland, Oregon facility. InSet is the unrivalled upgrade for all riding styles.
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A bicycle headset attaches the fork to the frame, they consist of bearings and races which allow the forks steerer to move within the frames headtube. There are a few types of headset, these are threaded and ahead. Threaded headsets are the older type and use a thread on the forks steerer to adjust, an ahead type has no thread and uses a top cap to adjust the tension. Ahead headsets come in three options, external cup, internal and integrated. Integrated and internal headsets use bearings which fit inside the headtube and provide clean lines, whereas the external cup system uses cups which fit into the frame but are still visible. Most will use cartridge bearings which last well and have very low maintenance requirements, one thing worth doing is to switch the top and bottom bearing periodically, as the bottom bearings are more prone to wear as they support the weight of the bike and rider.
Chris King is one of the most renowned makers of cycle headsets, hubs, bottom brackets, wheels and tools. Chris King is a name that is associated with exceptional quality and precision. Since the early 1980’s Chris King’s products have upheld their reputation of making products that can withstand the harsh punishment of off road riding.
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