Integrated VS Push In
When Choosing your headset for your new BMX build there are several things to take into consideration. Starting with the style of headset system you’ll be using. BMX bikes use one of either integrated or a push-in system. The majority of freestyle BMX riders will opt for the integrated system. This system holds the bearing ring in an integrated bearing holder built into the frame. A push-in system uses a slightly different system to lock the headset bearings in a...
When you buy your new headset you will notice all brands will offer a variety of space with each headset. This is to ensure you are able to fit the new headset without needing any other parts. Headset spaces come in a wide range of colors and thicknesses, they can come in different designs, with certain companies over the years offering specialized designs to separate themselves from the rest.
Headsets cost roughly similar across most brands since they all do the same job and majorly the same product with different brands making slight changes to some headset designs. On average headsets cost $30-$45, and come in a variety of colors and styles for this price.