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Zipp Rear 404 Firecrest Track Tubular Bicycle Wheel

Zipp Rear 404 Firecrest Track Tubular Bicycle Wheel
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Product Code :MC-ZIPWHE7120-13
Brand :Zipp
List Price :$1,314.95
Availability :Usually ships within 5-7 business days
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Product Description


The Zipp 404 Firecrest Track Tubular Bicycle Wheel takes Zipp’s already stiff and aero track wheel, and -- well -- revolutionizes it. New for 2013, Zipp’s 404 track offering now features Zipp’s proprietary Firecrest rim shape. That means triackies now benefit from the superior aerodynamics, stiffness and stability that made the Firecrest shape a revolutionary technology out on the road.

Add 28 spokes with a two-cross rear lacing pattern and Zipp’s massively stiff track hubset, and this Zipp 404 Firecrest Track Tubular Front Bicycle Wheel is ready for all the sprint you've got.

Product Features

  • ABLC™ (Aerodynamic Boundary Layer Control) - Advanced Boundary Layer Control (ABLC) refers to the patented and instantly recognizable dimpled pattern found on most Zipp rims. ABLC smoothes airflow across the rim's surface and is tailored to every model from the 202 to the Sub9 disc. 2009 sees the third-generation of ABLC, with up to 4 times more dimples than before.
  • VCLC™ (Visco-Elastic Constrained Layer Control) - Visco-Elastic Constrained Layer Control (VCLC) uses a vibration-absorbing material sandwiched between layers of rigid carbon laminate in the rim. When the wheel receives an impact from the road, much of the shock is absorbed by the VCLC system, delivering a 10% reduction in vibration.
  • Carbon Bridge™ - Carbon Bridge uses a Kevlar® thread in a co-axial helix stitch to bind sheets of carbon to each other in Zipp’s tubular rims. Because Kevlar is 350% more impact resistant than carbon, it can disperse shock more evenly throughout the carbon laminate, making for a rim that is practically bulletproof. In particular, Carbon Bridge reduces the vulnerability of the rim's tire bed, the area most susceptible to damage from impact.
  • Rim Used - 360v3
  • Hub Used - Track Hub Rear
  • Rim Depth - 58mm
  • Max Width - 26.53mm
  • Spoke Count – 28
  • Spoke Pattern – Radial
  • Spoke Length - 248mm
  • Road Adaptable - No
  • Track Adaptable – Yes
  • Dimpled Surface – Yes
  • External Nipples – Yes
  • Weight - 1000g

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