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Chris King InSet i8 Headset - 1-1/8 - 1-1/4", 44/44mm

Chris King InSet i8 Headset - 1-1/8 - 1-1/4", 44/44mm
  • Color: Black
  • Color: Gold
  • Color: Matte Black
  • Color: Matte Mango
  • Color: Matte Slate
  • Color: Matte Turquiose
  • Color: Navy
  • Color: Red
  • Color: Silver
  • Color: Two Tone Black Gold
$207.00 - $238.00
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Contemporary bicycle frame designs are incorporating larger diameter headtubes and forks with tapered-steerers to improve the bike’s front end stiffness, and as a result handling accuracy. This move has made particular sense for off-road bikes. We evolved the form and function of our legendary NoThreadset to address the variety of tapered steerers and headtubes on the market today.

Why You Want It

Every Chris King headset is built with our heat-treated bearings, and surgical-grade steel races machined simultaneously to ensure they are perfectly matched. As Chris King bearing tracks age and burnish, they actually get smoother, and all headsets are fully serviceable for years upon years of demanding riding.

Built for the next generation of tapered road forks the Chris King InSet™ 8 is built to fit contemporary road and cross bikes that utilize 1-1/8” to 1-1/4” tapered steerer tubes and a 44mm headtube. Our InSet™ 8 combines our exclusive Chris King built bearings and our GripLock® retention system for unequaled riding quality.

- Engineered, manufactured and assembled in Portland, Oregon USA
- King Lifetime Warranty
- Legendary made-in-house bearings
- Patented GripLock® retention design for dependable headset adjustment (US Patent 8662517)
- Responsibly lightweight
- Designed specifically for a 44mm straight headtube and a 1-1/8” to 1-1/4” tapered steerer tube

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Black 841529058819 BDB1 210000086446
Gold 841529060522 BDY1 210000086447
Matte Black 841529082579 BDB2 210000086448
Matte Mango 841529089820 BDM2 210000086449
Matte Slate 841529085259 BDH2 210000086450
Matte Turquiose 841529111026 BDT2 210000086451
Navy 841529058697 BDN1 210000086452
Red 841529058680 BDR1 210000086453
Silver 841529064117 BDS1 210000086454
Two Tone Black Gold 841529104240 BDBY 210000086455