Zipp Speed Weaponry 303 Firecrest Tubular

Material: [rim] carbon fiberRim Width: [brake track] 26.45 mm; [maximum] 28.50 mmRim Depth: 45 mmFront Spoke Count: 18Front Hub: Zipp 88Front Hub Type: quick-releaseRear Spoke Count: 24Rear Hub: Zipp 188Rear Hub Type: quick-releaseSpoke Material: stainless steelSpoke Nipple Material: alloySkewers: includedAxle Type:
Brake Compatibility: caliper brakes with Zipp approved padsRotor Compatibility: noWheelbag: Front Weight: 565 gRear Weight: 690 gComplete Set Weight: 1255 gRecommended Use: road cyclingManufacturer Warranty: 2 years

What better to check a wheel’s strength and flexibility than Flanders or Roubaix? Well, the Zipp 303 has won them both already. And no longer being one to rest on its laurels, Zipp integrated the 303 with its up to date Firecrest technology. Now, with the 303 Firecrest Tubular, you get Zipp’s such a lot stable, calmly performing wheel in its history. Lighter, faster, and stronger, the age of Firecrest is here to make Zipp’s fastest wheels even faster. The 303 is one Zipp’s such a lot ambitious rim shapes. It maintains a rim depth of 45mm and a maximum width of 28.5mm within the front and rear — just about a complete millimeter wider than the 404 Firecrest. The Zipp 88/188 hubs’ bearing stance has been widened by 7.5mm, and the rim’s body shape has been canted out by two percent. Zipp found that the design creates a more stable structure, and provides greater vertical and lateral compliance with increased keep watch over, comfort, and rigidity. Even as the 303 advantages from these welcomed additions, to reach the Zipp-same old of strength and rigidity, the 303 utilizes uni-directional fibers to deal with the tensile and comprehensive loading throughout the rim, and woven fibers within the spoke-hole areas. A woven silica-ceramic fabric and a woven carbon fabric encapsulate the braking and tire-mounting surfaces. The mix of fiber patterns creates a prime stiffness-to-weight ratio with out stacking up the grams. Plenty of Zipp technologies went into making the 303 Firecrest one of the crucial versatile wheels within the Zipp arsenal. First, the Multi-Subject matter Co-Molding process permanently fuses a sub-2 hundred-gram aluminum hoop to a dimpled carbon structure that acts as a leaf spring for road vibration and affect. Spokes laced immediately to the carbon body come up with the advantage of a carbon feel and aluminum braking. Next, visco-elastic Subject matter is inserted between carbon laminate within the rim to cut back road vibration by ten percent.
Material: [rim] carbon fiber
Rim Width: [brake track] 26.45 mm; [maximum] 28.50 mm
Rim Depth: 45 mm
Front Spoke Count: 18
Front Hub: Zipp 88
Front Hub Sort: quick-release
Rear Spoke Count: 24
Rear Hub: Zipp 188
Rear Hub Sort: quick-release
Spoke Subject matter: stainless steel
Spoke Nipple Subject matter: alloy
Skewers: included
Axle Sort:
Brake Compatibility: caliper brakes with Zipp approved pads
Rotor Compatibility: no
Front Weight: 565 g
Rear Weight: 690 g
Complete Set Weight: 1255 g
Recommended Use: road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty: 2 years