CHRIS KING headset 'InSet i3', S.H.I.S. ZS44/28.6 | EC49/40

Premium headset for your bike.

This item is no longer being offered by the manufacturer
  • elaborately-sealed bearings
  • 10 years warranty
  • for semi-integrated tapered headtube
  • internal headset cups

Product information & technical details

Material: Aluminium, stainless steel
fork steerer size: 1.5" tapered
S.H.I.S.: EC49/40, ZS44/28.6
headset type: external, semi-integrated
Roller bearing type: angular contact bearing


  • InSet™ are the latest headsets by Chris king with several configurations for contemporary head tube dimensions in the low-stack style
  • most Inset headsets are available in all 10 colors available from Chris King.
  • of course, as always by Chris King: 100% made in the USA
  • GripLock™ bearing cap. InSet headsets feature a completely new bearing cap design. GripLock™ is a multi-part bearing cap having a split ring and so the steerer clamps better.
  • Of course the 10-year warranty will apply to these headsets too.
  • the dimension of this headset you will see at the given S.H.I.S. (Standardized Headset Identification System). Thus, the compatibility may be described with the appropriate control tubes. More information about S.H.I.S. you find here.

Further details

Technische Daten
Bauhöhe oben 8,5
Bauhöhe unten 14,8
Einbauhöhe gesamt 23,3
Steuerrohr-Ø oben 44
Steuerrohr-Ø unten 49,57
Lagerung Chris King Cartridge, Schrägkugellager
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