ZIPP 303 Firecrest Carbon Front Wheel - Tubular - QR - black

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Description of ZIPP 303 Firecrest Carbon Front Wheel - Tubular - QR - black

Zipp’s 303 Firecrest Tubular rim-brake front wheel offers key innovations for performance-minded cyclists.

This is the game-changing wheel designed to conquer Roubaix and Flanders. Retaining their versatile 45mm rim depth, 303 Firecrest Tubular rims feature construction designs for impact protection. When it comes to pure speed, the 303 Firecrest Tubular packs a serious punch. It’s lightweight with ABLC™ Sawtooth™ Technology, a complex dimpling pattern first developed for ZIPP`s top-level NSW wheel lineup. This technology helps to achieve the optimization of low aerodynamic drag and crosswind stability, which they call AeroBalance™. Zipp’s ShowStopper™ textured braking surface delivers unrivaled rim braking performance in wet or dry conditions. At the center of the 303 Firecrest Tubular rim-brake is a new versatile and durable hubset, the German-engineered ZR1. 

Firecrest Technology

In developing the original 303 wheels, Zipp discovered that a wider rim increases lateral stiffness for sprinting and cornering while also providing greater vertical compliance for greater control, comfort and durability. That wider rim profile led ZIPP to develop our Firecrest technology, which revolutionized aerodynamic efficiency and stability for carbon wheels. The proprietary Firecrest rim shape optimizes the aerodynamic profile of the front half and - here's the revolutionary part - the back half of the wheel. Firecrest moves the wheel's center of pressure to be more in line with the steering axis for stability in even the stiffest crosswinds. All of that innovation along with the precision control of disc braking gives you a wheel that's as smooth as it is tough.

ABLC and VCLC

You'll also see the rim skin is embossed with lot's of dimples of different diameters in a pattern which forces the airflow to form thinner, turbulent boundary layers. This significantly reduces the interference drag. The turbulent layer also adheres to the wheel skin throughout an increased airflow angle of attack, resulting in significantly lower drag in cross-wind situations, which means you have even more control with the ABLC (Aerodynamic Boundary Layer Control) rim. ABLC increases handling performance by minimizing the low-pressure wake left behind the wheel, allowing for greater tire choice with fewer aerodynamic side effects than seen with other designs. Zipp's exclusive VCLC (Visco-Elastic Constrained Layer Control) technology dramatically reduces rider fatigue, particularly in the hands, arms, neck, and posterior - while greater control of the tire contact patch simultaneously improves cornering grip and minimizes rolling resistance.

 

Showstopper

ZIPP´s industry leading silicon carbide Showstopper brake track continues to evolve and improve, providing unmatched stopping power and modulation regardless of weather conditions or the length of the descent.

Features:

  • New Zipp graphics and cosmetic identity that scream speed 
  • Go-anywhere 45mm rim depth tubular pro-proven in the Spring Classics 
  • New ZR1 hub is engineered in Germany with better seal design for improved durability and quicker response with 66 points of engagement 
  • Built with Sapim CX Sprint J-bend spokes 
  • Ships with QR end caps, quick release skewers
  • Showstopper™ textured brake track delivers the best modulation and shortest stopping distances in wet and dry conditions. 



Included in delivery: front wheel incl.  quick release
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Product Name: ZIPP 303 Firecrest Carbon Front Wheel - Tubular - QR - black
Manufacturer: ZIPP
Item Code: ZIP478564
activity: Bike
material: Carbon
usage bikesport: Road Bike
hubs: ZIPP ZR1
spokes: SAPIM CX-Ray
rims: UD Carbon
wheel size: 28" (29") (622mm)
axle standard: Quick Release
wheel/hub version: Front Wheel (FW), FW < 600g, Standard Wheel
braking system: Rim (Carbon)
tire type: Tubular Tire
spoke hole number: 18
tire pressure: 8.6bar
rim profile height: 45mm
weight limit: 113kg
nipples: Sapim Secure Lock
Model year: 2021
Color: Black
weight: 588g
manufacturer item code: 00.1918.577.000
spoke hole number: 18
Manufacturer page: http://www.zipp.com
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