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Zipp 202 Firecrest Tubular Road Bike Wheels

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£1,106.90 £804.20 discount
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  • Free tracked delivery
  • Trustpilot review 9.3 out of 38.918 reviews

  • Extremely light wheelset for maximum acceleration and climbing power
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Brand Zipp
Type of bearing
  • Industrial
Type
  • Set
Rim Category
  • Shallow (up to 32mm)
Weight
  • 1335 grams
Rim Depth
  • 32 mm
Rim Material
  • Carbon
Maximum rider weight
  • 100 kg
Rim Width
  • 22,6 mm
All specifications

You feel comfortable in the hills with the Zipp 202 Firecrest Tubular. Because of its low weight, you can win seconds uphill, but also on flat roads, he accelerates very fast. The tubular version reacts more directly because the tube (tyre) is glued to the rim, minimising the deformation of the carcass, resulting in a more direct wheel. The classic 'do-it-all' 202 Firecrest wheelset is equipped with Zipp's new 77/177 hubs. These hubs have an adapted flange geometry and spoke attachment. This ensures higher torsional and lateral rigidity.

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Delivery includes

• Zipp 202 Firecrest Tubular wheelset
• Quick releases

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Type of bearing Industrial Industrial Industrial Industrial
Type Set Set / Front Wheel / Rear Wheel Set / Front Wheel / Rear Wheel Set
Rim Category Shallow (up to 32mm) Medium (33 to 45mm) Deep (46mm and up) Deep (46mm and up)
Weight 1335 grams 1647 grams 1692 grams 1540 grams
Rim Depth 32 mm 45 mm 58 mm 50 mm
Rim Material Carbon Carbon Carbon Carbon
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Kenneth, 29 September 2018

Brilliant wheels, exceptionally quick.

Very lightweight and fast. Much prefer to the 404, which were the best wheels I had ridden until I got these. No faults with them, just brilliant.

Pros
  • Lightweight
  • Fast
  • Incredible acceleration
  • Decent price
Cons
  • None
Werther, 4 September 2018

mi sono trovato molto bene

servizio molto buono

Pros
  • buono
Type of bearing
  • Industrial
Type
  • Set
Rim Category
  • Shallow (up to 32mm)
Weight
  • 1335 grams
Rim Depth
  • 32 mm
Rim Material
  • Carbon
Maximum rider weight
  • 100 kg
Rim Width
  • 22,6 mm
Rim width (internal)
  • N.A.
Type of Tyre
  • Tubular
Type of nipple
  • External
Type of Body
  • Shimano / Sram 10 - 11 speed
Number of spokes in front wheel
  • 18
Number of spokes in rear wheel
  • 24
Type of brake
  • Rim brake
Brake surface-material
  • Carbon
Built-inn width fronthub
  • 100 x 5 mm QR
Built-inn width rearhub
  • 130 x 5 mm QR
Colour
  • Black
Spoke material
  • Stainless steel
Nipple material
  • Aluminum
Type of spoke
  • Straight pull
Quick Releases included
  • Yes
Warranty
  • 2 years
Extended warranty
  • No
Crash replacement
  • No
Recommended tyre width
  • 23 mm / 25 mm / 28 mm / 30 mm / 32 mm

Detailed product description

The Firecrest profile is characterised by an almost constant rim width, from the brake surface to spoke bed. This results in having more control over airflow and improved aerodynamics. The Zipp 202 Carbon Firecrest is, therefore, faster and more stable than other wheels with similar rim heights.

This wheelset is equipped with the 77/177 hubs. These hubs have end caps that you can remove by hand to mount the new standard 12X100 on the front or even a 15X100 fit. You can then assemble a 12X135 or a 12X142 to fit the hub in the rear wheel. These hubs are cheaper, lighter and perhaps most important: they can be used on a wider scale than the old 88/188 hubs. So, from now on you can ride with a through axle or quick release.

ABLC TECHNOLOGY
Zipp ABLC technology maximises the advantages of Zipp's patented Firecrest rim profiles. The ABLC rim profile with pits in the rim creates small swirls that conduct airflow inward, which causes the airflow to pass tightly along the rim and causes fewer swirls behind the rim.

Manufacturer specifications

Front wheel:
• Rim: X32
• Hub: 77
• Height: 32 mm
• Width (rim): 22.56 mm
• Width (maximum): 22.61 mm
• Number of spokes: 18
• Spoke pattern: radial
• Spoke length: 274 mm
• Maximum tyre pressure: 8.62 Bar (clincher)

Rear wheel:
• Rim: X32
• Hub: 177
• Height: 32 mm
• Width (rim): 22.56 mm
• Width (maximum): 22.61 mm
• Number of spokes: 24
• Spoke pattern: 2 crossed
• Spoke length: 284 mm at both sides
• Maximum tyre pressure: 8.62 Bar (clincher)
• 11-speed compatible: yes

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