Secure headset retention for forks with carbon steerer tubes. The LifeLine Compression Plug features a spring loaded 32mm knurled inner sleeve for safe and dependable headset compression without the risk of damage to the steerer.
The LifeLine Compression Plug is designed for use with performance carbon steerer tubes where a traditional star-nut assembly would cause damage and fail to provide the necessary anchoring.
The 32mm sleeves expands to fit steerer tubes with an inner diameter between ⌀ 22mm and ⌀ 25.4mm, the knurled outer surface provides secure and even grip without the risk of damage.
A bicycle headset attaches the fork to the frame, they consist of bearings and races which allow the forks steerer to move within the frames headtube. There are a few types of headset, these are threaded and ahead. Threaded headsets are the older type and use a thread on the forks steerer to adjust, an ahead type has no thread and uses a top cap to adjust the tension. Ahead headsets come in three options, external cup, internal and integrated. Integrated and internal headsets use bearings which fit inside the headtube and provide clean lines, whereas the external cup system uses cups which fit into the frame but are still visible. Most will use cartridge bearings which last well and have very low maintenance requirements, one thing worth doing is to switch the top and bottom bearing periodically, as the bottom bearings are more prone to wear as they support the weight of the bike and rider.
Lifeline is a manufacturer of cycling parts and accessories. Every product is developed and stringently tested in the UK to meet the highest standards of quality and reliability. We work with the leading factories around the world to bring you proven high performance products.
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