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iRiX Headset (ZS / Upper 44mm)

Industry Nine

Meet the iRiX (eye-ricks) Headset.

irix headset


iRiX is a composite of “Iris” the Greek goddess and personification of the rainbow, and the Roman numeral IX. We feel this name embodies the core DNA of Industry Nine. iRiX accompanies our A35 and A318 stems bringing riders top of the line, fully customizable cockpit upgrades. iRiX bearing cups, top covers and top caps are machined, anodized and laser-etched using US-sourced 7075 aluminum in Asheville, NC USA. Available in every common modern size and 11 lustrous colours, there is an iRiX to complement any build.



Replaceable dual lip crown race seal.

Split Crown Race for easy install and maintenance.


for optimal head tube clearance height.

diagram of serviceable top cover seals, compression ring and integratted adjustable shims

Ease of service and promoting bearing life are the core design benchmarks we sought to accomplish when bringing iRiX to life. Features such as split crown races and top cover compression rings allow for an easy tool free installation and removal. Two available top cover heights allow the rider to hone their perfect fit or aesthetic. The top covers also boast an integrated adjustable shim stacking function to dial in the ideal head tube clearance on IS applications. To keep the grit and grime at bay, the crown race and top cover employ removable and replaceable silicone lip seals to keep the sealed bearings contaminant-free. iRiX uses industry leading 440c Stainless Steel bearings with a lifetime warranty to keep your turns as smooth as on day one.


11 Anodized Colors.

black anodize swatch silver anodize swatch green anodize swatch lime anodize swatch pink anodize swatch purple anodize swatch red anodize swatch turquoise anodize swatch gold anodize swatch orange anodize swatch blue anodize swatch

Mix & match cup, cover and cap colors.