On a bicycle or motorcycle, the component that secures the forks to the frame and consists of cups, cones, and ball bearings that creates the bearing mechanism that allows the fork column to rotate inside the head tube. It thus permits the fork to turn for steering and balancing. Headsets can be either threaded or threadless.

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  • headset — UK [ˈhedˌset] / US noun [countable] Word forms headset : singular headset plural headsets a piece of equipment that you wear over your ears with a part you can speak into, connected to a telephone or radio …   English dictionary

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