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Chris King
NoThreadSet 1 1/8"

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The pinnacle of road or mountain bike headsets.

Made from surgical grade stainless steel, user-serviceable and likely to outlast a few frames, the Chris King NoThreadSet™ headset remains a benchmark for quality.

Premium quality. Grand Tour Winning.

No other bicycle component can claim the precision, performance and absolute reliability of a Chris King headset. King Components manufacture each headset in their own facility, in Portland, OR, to exacting standards, using quality-at-the-source methods to minimize waste. Even the sealed, cartridge style bearings are made in-house and are hand-checked. Due to the constant contact, the seal is practically impervious to dirt and grime.


  • 98g (weighed at 126g)
  • 31.4mm Stack Height
  • Engineered, manufactured and assembled in Portland, Oregon USA
  • King Lifetime Warranty
  • Legendary made-in-house bearings
  • Patented GripLock® retention design for exclusively reliable headset adjustment (1-1/8"only)
  • Available in 9 beautifully anodized colors in both bold and sotto voce marking options
  • Responsibly lightweight
  • 1 1/8"
  • Replaceable Baseplates are available. Sold separately.

B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.


Weight: 126 grams


Stack Height: 31.4 MM


Made in: USA 

Black Sotto Voce

Mfg PartNum: FB0045 

Matte Bourbon

Mfg PartNum: FU0044 

Navy Sotto Voce

Mfg PartNum: FN0045 

Red Sotto Voce

Mfg PartNum: FR045 

Silver Sotto Voce

Mfg PartNum: FS0045 

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Great headset that will serve me well for years to come.
by Dale
Cycling Enthusiast
Charleston, WV
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

High quality construction on a critical place on the bike.

Reviewed 2/18/2019
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Great quality, precision made, durable, and reliable.
by Jo Shabadoo
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

Ive had Chris King headsets on numerous bikes over the years. Their quality and commitment to their craft, environment, employees, and customers is what keeps me coming back. That and of course they make rad product that is reliable, durable, serviceable, and looks sharp. Good things!

Reviewed 6/10/2018
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Copper is the new Gold, but it's no toilet paper during a pandemic.
by Anonymous
Daily Commuter
Deep South

Chris King has and will continue to manufacture great cycling products that are easy to maintain and keep it's appeal and value throughout the many years of owning it. I always revert back to going with their hubs and headsets.

The limited production colors are great!

Reviewed 4/3/2020
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Chris King Quality
by Jon
Cycling Enthusiast
San Francisco, CA
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

Chris King in my opinion and experience is synonymous with quality. It's nice to be able to not have to think about certain parts of your bike and focus on your ride.

Reviewed 11/12/2018
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The king of headsets
by Mister Magoo
Competitive Racer
San Francisco
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

I mean really, how often do you turn your handlebars on your bike. If you are like me, often. Theres no straight path in life. King headsets arent just about cool colors, theyre about taking an essential component and making it bomb proof. Blindfolded, you can feel the difference between Chris King and much cheaper headsets.

Reviewed 5/24/2018
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