14 Best Mountain Bike Headset

Top 14 Mountain Bike Headset

1
DEERU 118 Heavy Duty ( Mountain Bike Headset Black)
Product Highlights:
  • forged and cnc machined steel cups. 5/32" x 20 upper bearings 3/16" x 20 oversized lower bearings 24.7mm stack height 149g
  • compatible with threadless 1-1/8" steerer tubes/stem; application: mountain terrain bicycle (mtb),bicycle motocross (bmx),road bike, fixed gear etc. for frame with control tubes 50 mm.
  • material: aluminum cap + steel body + steel star nut; color: black; weight: 140 grams
2
FSA Orbit MX 118Inches ( Top Cap, Black, XTE1504)
Product Highlights:
  • 1-1/8", 36/36 acb
  • alloy top cover
  • 7075 aluminium crown race
3
Venzo 118 Threadless Mountain ( Sealed Bearings Black)
Product Highlights:
  • compatibility: compatible with thread-less mountain bike frame with head tube size 1-1/8".
  • sealed bearings: the cup bearings are sealed. it ensures very smooth performance.
  • precisely machined: all parts are precisely machined to match the frame head tube. we recommend using press tool to install the cups, and crown race setter to install the crown race, star nut tool for star nut setting.
4
FSA Hammer Headset118 34mm ( 34mm I.D. Headtube)
Product Highlights:
  • with forged and cnc machined crmo cups and oversized 1/4 inch bearings in the lower cup, this headset will not let you down
  • fsa sl-k rnumxrnumt stem was constructed to provide rigid support for the handlebars, feeling similar in both weight and stiffness
  • manufactured in taiwan
5
Cane Creek 40Series External ( (1-1/8-Inch Straight Steerer), Black)
Product Highlights:
  • 6061 t-6 aluminum
  • internally contoured cups minimize weight
  • innovative clip-seal seals the top assembly and captures the compression ring
6
KABON Carbon 29er Mountain ( Mountain Bicycle Frame With Headset - 2917)
Product Highlights:
  • ultra lightweight & strong- kabon mountain bike frame is designed of ultra lightweight, full t800 carbon fiber and incredible strong in pressure resistance with better looks and no compromise of stiffness.
  • design of advanced rear triangle- this design makes the frame more stiff and easy to control which can also enhance instant explosive force while riding.
  • tapered head design- design of full carbon fiber 1-1/8"-1/2" tapered headtube can strengthen the torsion rigidity and give riders a better handling. besides, tapered headtube can also reduce 11% cross section area which can improve performance, reduce wind resistance and enhance aerodynamic efficiently.
7
FSA The Pig 118 ( Threadless Headset)
Product Highlights:
  • with forged and cnc machined crmo cups and oversized 1/4 inch bearings in the lower cup, this headset will not let you down
  • fsa sl-k rnumxrnumt stem was constructed to provide rigid support for the handlebars, feeling similar in both weight and stiffness
  • manufactured in taiwan
8
FSA Orbit MX 118Inches ( With Top Cap, Red, XTE1509)
Product Highlights:
  • 1-1/8", 36/36 acb
  • od: 34mm
  • alloy top cover
9
FSA Orbit UF 118 ( Headset, Black, XTE1714)
Product Highlights:
  • - upper and lower water seals
  • - upper: diameter 5/32inx22 caged ball bearings
  • - lower: angular contact bearings (black seal)
10
Origin8 Pro Threadless Headset ( Headset, 1-1/8", Black)
Product Highlights:
  • sealed cartridge bearings
  • alloy cups w/ laser etched logo
  • 136g (incl. top cap and star nut)

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