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Element Technology – is more simply : ElemenTech™.
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Mercury Semi-Deep Cup

The Mercury classic headset features a simple solution to extend the life of your head tube…simple but effective.


Deep insertion (22mm) headsets provide superior support to the headtube. However, they require a very deep ream of the head tube…so, deep insertion headsets are only used on special-built super heavy-duty bikes.


The Mercury Semi-Deep Cups increase the headset cup insertion to 12mm, compared to standard headsets . This may not seem like much, but it increases by 25% the insertion depth and contact area with the the head tube!


But, unlike deep-cups, Mercury fits in most frames that use classic headsets.


The Table and Illustration below shows the difference: