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Zipp 303 Firecrest Carbon Clincher Review

MSRP: Front wheel-$1,215. Rear wheel-$1,485. $2,700 for the set. Weight Claimed weight, wheelset without quick releases: 1498 grams. Actual weight: 1535 grams; this included rim strips which likely makes up the 37 gram difference. Front wheel: 680 grams (claimed). 690 grams actual with rim s ...    Read More »

Featured User Review: 2010 Zipp 303 Cyclocross

Featured Review: 2010 Zipp 303 Cyclocross by naisan Price: $1400 at LBS Review Date: August 10, 2010 Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: R3, red, quarq, 303s Summary: Feels very light, and are easy to accelerate, which makes them a fun wheel to ride, esp up climbs or in sprin ...    Read More »

Zipp Launches New Full Carbon 404 Clincher

ZIPP’S FIRST FULL-CARBON CLINCHER WHEELSET FEATURES NEW AERO PROFILE AND MATERIAL Speedway, Indiana, U.S.A. – Zipp Speed Weaponry has revealed details of the company’s highly anticipated 404 Carbon Clincher, the first deep-profile carbon clincher design to offer the superior aerodynamics, ride qual ...    Read More »

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Zipp Firecrest 303's

I came across a set of brand new Zipp Firecrest 303 clinchers on craigslist for $1,000. Looking on eBay, it seems like I could sell them for a profit but I just wanted to get some opinions from the wheel forum before I make any major financial mistakes. Is there anything that makes these wheels un ... Read More »

Zipp 202 or 303 FC for NYC and surrounding areas

I'm deciding between the Zipp 202 and 303 as my do-it-all-one-and-only wheelset. I'm currently running a pair of EC90 SLs, but the front gets a bit twitchy in x-winds. NYC isn't particularly hilly, but I do venture up to Bear Mountain occasionally. For riding in/around NYC, would the 202 or 303 b ... Read More »

Zipp 202

For those that have them care to provide some feedback? Looking at doing a custom 24/28 build with DA 9000 hubs. This would be my first carbon wheelset. Have read about a few people saying the squeal. I would be using the EVO pads. Thanks for any information, NormRead More »

Zipp FC 303 hub problems

I've had Zipp FC 303 clinchers for a year now, and "dialing in" the hubs is a constant annoyance. I have even thought about swapping the hubs out for something else... When the rear hub is loose enough so that the cassette wont spin when coasting, the wheel has what feels like too much play. Tighten ... Read More »

Zipp 404 FC Tubulars or Clinchers?

Given the choice would people take Zipp 404 FC Tubulars or Clinchers? They will be used as best wheels and living in the UK there are no huge sustained descents where I will overheat them.Read More »

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