Wheels - Zipp
808 Firecrest Tubular Front Wheel - Silver Hub
- The 808 tubular wheelset has Zipp's new firecrest rim profile
- Firecrest makes the latest version of the 808 15 seconds faster than the previous version over 40km at a moderate 10-degree wind angle. At higher wind angles, the improvements are even more dramatic in terms of both speed and stability.
- With its wider profile, the 808 Firecrest Tubular also shows improved lateral stiffness for efficient power transfer and crisp acceleration, yet offers greater comfort and impact resistance than the 2010 version.
- Zipp ACBL dimpled surface for enhanced aerodynamics
- Zipp VCLC™ (Visco-Elastic Constrained Layer Control) layer reduces transmission of vibrations by 10% and keeps the wheel in contact with the ground over rough surcfaces
- 81mm rim depth
- Zipp 88 front hub
- Front wheel with 16 aero spokes laced radially
- External nipples
- Recommended max rider weight - 225lbs (102kg)
- Weight - 701g front