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Chris King DropSet 4 Tapered headset - IS42/28.6 | IS42/30

Chris King DropSet 4 Tapered headset - IS42/28.6 | IS42/30

The Chris King DropSet 4 is built to be precise and dependable and sets the standard for quality integrated headset function delivering precision performance that is built on the same pedigree of Chris King headsets from the past 40 years.

Features of the Chris King DropSet 4 headset

  • Engineered, manufactured and assembled in Portland, Oregon USA
  • Legendary made-in-house bearings
  • 42mm 45x45 upper and lower bearing
  • Patented GripLock retention design for exclusively reliable headset adjustment
  • King Lifetime Warranty
  • Legendary made-in-house bearings. 41.0mm 45/45, 52.0mm 36/45
  • S.H.I.S. IS42/28.6 Upper Bearing, IS42/30 Lower Bearing
  • Compatible with Chris King baseplate and 45 degree integrated crown races



GripLock™ bearing cap

The tried and tested GripLock, is a patented design that preloads the headset independently of clamping onto the steerer. The GripLock design ensures that the Chris King DropSet retains preload better than similar products and is impervious to the ill effects of load spikes from large hits and heavy braking. This means smoother steering, no more creaking, and a longer lasting headset.


Construction type (Ahead/Thread): Ahead

Fact Sheet of Chris King DropSet 4 Tapered headset - IS42/28.6 | IS42/30

Product Name: Chris King DropSet 4 Tapered headset - IS42/28.6 | IS42/30
Manufacturer: Chris King
Item Code: CHK472877
activity: Cycling
material: Aluminium, Stainless Steel
usage bikesport: Road Bike, MTB, Allroad / Gravel Road
Steerer tube Ø: 1 1/8"-1 1/2" tapered
S.H.I.S.: integrated (IS)
S.H.I.S. top: IS42 / 28.6
S.H.I.S. bottom: IS42 / 30
headset version: complete
Model year: 2022
Color: Black, Grey, Red, Blue, Purple, Orange, Gold, Silver, Turquoise
weight: 11g
Manufacturer page: http://www.chrisking.com