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Chris King DropSet 2 Headset

$125.00 - $138.00

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  • Matte Mango, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $125.00
  • Matte Turquoise, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $125.00
  • Silver, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $138.00
  • Violet, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $138.00
  • Black, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $125.00
  • Matte Jet, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $125.00
  • Matte Punch, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $125.00
  • Matte Slate, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $125.00
  • Navy, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $125.00
  • Red, 42mm Upper/52mm Lower
    $125.00

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DropSet 2 Headset

  • An integrated headset from Chris King for IS42 uppers and IS52 lowers
  • Designed to handle the forces of a drop in versus press-in bearing
  • Patented GripLock retention design keeps preload adjustment in check
  • Features in-house manufactured stainless steel sealed cartridge bearings
  • Constant contact seals prevent bearing contamination
  • Available in King's gorgeous palette of anodized colors
  • Works with King baseplates or forks with 45-degree integrated crown races
  • Compatible with frames using a "Campy" or "Italian" IS42 upper and tapered 1.5in lower
  • Item #CKG002C

Material
[top cap, bearing cap] aluminum, [crown race, bearings] stainless steel
Steer Tube Diameter
1-1/8 - 1.5in tapered
Cup Type
Intergated [upper] IS42, [lower] IS52
Recommended Use
road cycling, mountain bikes
Manufacturer Warranty
10 years

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>Rating: 5

Smooth quiet undramatic King quality

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

Installs easily. Provides super smooth turning action. Looks great to boot. Not sure why the other bloke gave it 1 star when he ordered the wrong thing. One note: king seems to make a big deal of their “griplock” tech. Seems to me that’s just an o ring. Came creek has had that for years.