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Chris King DropSet 2 IS42/IS52/45 Headset

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Chris King - DropSet 2 IS42/IS52/45 Headset
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Chris King Dropsets bring you that legendary build quality and durability for your integrated headset bike frame. The Chris King DropSet 2 IS42/IS52/45 Headset has their GripLock™ bearing cap, which preloads the headset independently of clamping onto the steerer, so it retains preload far better than the competition. That means a creak-free ride experience, along with King's inherent cool factor.

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Anodized Aluminum


Legendary Made-In-House BearingsThese heat-treated bearings have surgical-grade steel races that are machined simultaneously to ensure they are perfectly matched. As Chris King bearing tracks age and burnish, they actually get smoother, and all headsets are fully serviceable for years of demanding riding.

Responsibly Lightweight

Engineered, Manufactured, and Assembled in Portland, Oregon


GripLock®This patented (US #8662517) design allows for dependable headset adjustment, over and over again.

52mm 45x45 Lower Bearing

42mm 45x45 Upper BearingFor 2.8 - 3.0mm Bearing Ream Depth

Compatible with Included Baseplate and 45° Integrated Crown Races


  • Material: Aluminum
  • Headset Type: Integrated
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime



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