Tapered headsets come in a multitude of sizes and shapes these days. Luckily, you can get a Chris King Headset no matter what head tube dimension your frame designer chooses to use. The Chris King Tapered NoThreadSet w/ GripLock will marry a tapered fork to a frame with a tapered head tube, and ...read more
Finish off your bombproof DH build with the Chris King NoThreadset inch-and-a-half Headset. Chris King designed this headset from the ground up to meet the demands of today's downhillers and freeriders. Not only will the stainless steel cartridge bearings handle any abuse you can throw at it, but ...read more
Chris King headsets have been the industry benchmark for 35 years -- ever since the company created the first sealed bearing headset in 1976. This InSet 2 Headset is built upon that tradition, though it has different dimensions and style to fit current frame specs. It's designed for bike frames ...read more
If you've got a bike frame with a 49mm ID head tube, it will accept a fork with a 1.5" steerer tube. But it also leaves you plenty of opportunity for use with other steerer tube dimensions as long as you use the right headset. This Chris King InSet Model 5 Headset will allow you to mate a fork ...read more
Chris King is a smart guy. Firstly, he invented the sealed bearing headset that would become the industry standard for excellence. Secondly, he listened to the industry when it shouted out loud that bearings could be inside the head tube if one wanted them there. This Chris King InSet 3 Tapered ...read more
The Chris King Inset 1 Headset will help you add durability and a little extra style to your new frame. Inset headsets are for frames designed to use low-stack, internal headsets.Inset 1 will work with 1 1/8-inch steer tubes, and 43.95 to 44-millimeter internal diameter headtubesread more
The Chris King Inset 4 Headset mates straight steerer tubes to oversized headtubes designed for internal headsets.Compatible with 1 1/8-inch straight steerer tubes, and upper and lower internal headtube diameters of 49 millimetersread more
Your fancy new carbon frame has a massive headtube to quell chatter so you better make sure you installed a Chris King Inset 7 Headset to ensure your steering is as smooth as your freshly-shaved legs. Designed to provide seamless integration between your stem, headtube and fork, the Inset 7 isn't ...read more
When you've got a product that is as good as Chris King's NoThreadset you don't have to make changes to it very often, but that doesn't excuse it from upgrades when they might make it a better headset. So this NoThreadset 1-1/8" Headset w/ GripLock is better than ever before. You might be asking, ...read more
Chris King's No Threadset Headset has been the industry standard for more years than many companies have existed. Sealed cartridge bearings, durable aluminum cups, and classic King style add up to a headset that will outlast your bike.
If you're committed to threaded forks and quill stems, you can't beat the Chris King 2Nut Threadset Headset for adjustability and durability. The 2Nut was the original Chris King headset, and the only one the company sold for the first 14 years of the its existence. Precision-machined, ...read more
Make sure your new Chris King headset is installed correctly with the Headset Cup Press Adapter. Designed for 1 1/8-inch headsets, this adapter works with most headset press tools on the market and includes an adapter for crown race-setting as well.
Let's say you get a new frame and fork and for some crazy reason, decide to swap your trusty Chris King Devo 1.5 headset to the new rig—at 10:30pm. We've all been there. The excitement is sometimes too much to handle. If you've done this with improper tools (think hammer and screwdriver) a ...read more
With all of the steerer/headset standards you see in the bike industry these days, it's quite possible that you'll need a whole new headset if you buy a new bike or fork. But if you're lucky, you'll be able to swap your trusty Chris King Headset to the new model. Perhaps you've been running a 1.5 ...read more
Baseplate or crown race -- call it what you want. Chris King calls it a baseplate. These things last forever when in use, just like the rest of a Chris King Headset. In fact, King headsets are often moved from one bike to the next. This is generally where the need for this 1-1/8in Stainless Steel ...read more