I think Ruben is talking about the rotary Shimano locking headset.  I have 
one on my bike.  It's not a sexy-looking bike accessory, but it's really 
handy.

Tom

On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 6:22:22 PM UTC-4, Patrick Moore wrote:
>
> Please do report. I think someone else onlist also bought one very 
> recently, and found it would not fit under the particular stem he had on 
> his bike. But I'd buy one if it works and doesn't require unusual amounts 
> of space -- to install on a Riv custom, too.
>
> The $11 cost versus the $16 shipping reminds me painfully of the Carradice 
> SQR brackets I just ordered: GBP 3 with GBP 12.50 shipping to the USA.
>
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 3:55 PM, Ruben Flores <wooba....@gmail.com 
> <javascript:>> wrote:
>
>> Hello all, I think I may be the defacto Western Hemisphere distributor of 
>> this locking headset.
>>
>> Short story I only found one online shop that had it is stock AND would 
>> ship to US. 11.00 part with 16.00 shipping I figure I would get two (same 
>> 16.00 shipping). When I receive and get installed I will let everyone know 
>> how they work. 
>>
>> Crossing my fingers Ruben
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:03:08 AM UTC-8, Ruben Flores wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all, has anyone else ever used one of these locking headsets? or even 
>>> seen one in person? any thoughts?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Ruben in So Cal
>>>
>>> On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 2:10:23 PM UTC-8, Tom Wyland wrote:
>>>
>>>> This is what it looks like. It was installed on my Torker Cargo T. I 
>>>> can't find it in any searches, but that doesn't mean you still can't get 
>>>> get it from one of the bike supply catalogs.
>>>> They apparently had these on some older bikes pre-1970s. It's just a 
>>>> spring-loaded pawl that engages like a ratchet and makes turning 
>>>> difficult. 
>>>> It can also lock the handlebars slightly askew... helpful on sloped 
>>>> surfaces.
>>>>
>>>>  
>>>> http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/shimano-locking-headset/rp-prod33075
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> <http://media.chainreactioncycles.com/is/image/ChainReactionCycles/prod33075_NC_NE_01?wid=500&hei=505>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 4:56:54 PM UTC-5, Drw wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Where does one find a headset with the anti flop blocking part?
>>>>>
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