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We created our InSet™ family of headsets by applying the legendary form and function of Chris King headsets to fit solutions for a wide variety of tapered and oversized headtubes and steerer tubes being utilized in modern bicycle design.

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 unequalled riding quality. 

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

    CHRIS KING INSET 8 HEADSET

    • Headset Type: Threadless InSet GripLock
    • Warranty: 10 years
    • Steer tube OD: 1-1/8 to 1-1/4 tapered
    • Upper head tube ID (tolerances): 44.0 mm (+0, -.05)
    • Lower head tube ID (tolerances): 44.0 mm (+0, -.05)
    • Upper cup minimum ream depth: 10 mm
    • Lower cup minimum ream depth: 10 mm
    • Fork crown seat OD: 39.8 mm
    • Maximum press fit: 0.1 mm
    • Upper stack height: 8.46 mm
    • Lower stack height: 14.8 mm
    • Stem cap screw torque: 6-15 in. lbs
    • Weight: 150 grams

    MADE IN THE USA (U.S.A.)

    Chris King InSet 8 Headset

    Ready To Ship In: 3-5 Days (Some hubs may take longer as assembled to order)
    Ships To: Worldwide
    Returns: 60 Day Free Returns
    Guarantee: Chris King Lifetime Warranty
    Made In: Portland, OR, USA

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    MATTE SLATE
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    We created our InSet™ family of headsets by applying the legendary form and function of Chris King headsets to fit solutions for a wide variety of tapered and oversized headtubes and steerer tubes being utilized in modern bicycle design.

    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 unequalled riding quality. 

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

      CHRIS KING INSET 8 HEADSET

      • Headset Type: Threadless InSet GripLock
      • Warranty: 10 years
      • Steer tube OD: 1-1/8 to 1-1/4 tapered
      • Upper head tube ID (tolerances): 44.0 mm (+0, -.05)
      • Lower head tube ID (tolerances): 44.0 mm (+0, -.05)
      • Upper cup minimum ream depth: 10 mm
      • Lower cup minimum ream depth: 10 mm
      • Fork crown seat OD: 39.8 mm
      • Maximum press fit: 0.1 mm
      • Upper stack height: 8.46 mm
      • Lower stack height: 14.8 mm
      • Stem cap screw torque: 6-15 in. lbs
      • Weight: 150 grams

      MADE IN THE USA (U.S.A.)


      • AVT.Bike is an authorized Chris King® dealer and proud to carry one of the largest selections of Chris King products available online and shipped anywhere in the world.
      • Chris King components including hubs, headsets and bottom brackets are available in 9 stock colors.
      • Other colors and product options are available depending on stock levels, so if you don't see the color or exact product you are looking for please contact us.
      • We typically ship out Chris King product in around 3 days from placing your order, but in some cases this can take a few days longer as many hubs, headsets and BB's are built to order.
      • If you have any technical questions at all on Chris King products please contact us and we'll be pleased to help you out!
      • Information on Chris King warranty can be found here.
      • Instructions on how to service Chris King bearings can be found here.
      • Technical Information on Chris King product including service manuals can be found here.
      • All Chris King products are responsibly manufactured in Portland, Oregon, USA.

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