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Savvy, speedy versatility.
The Zipp 404 Firecrest Carbon Clincher is a versatile, do-it-all wheelset that has been proven on race courses all across the globe. With a new, faster, and more stable rim profile with AeroBalance technology, the 2018 404 Firecrest delivers all the expected versatility in a faster, more stable package. Featuring a depth and shapen proven in all conditions, the 404 Firecrest is an all-around performer and the standard by which all other wheels are measured. Its 58mm rim depth is a classic that has carried athletes to victory in every kind of event and situation - every triathlon distance, breakaways, field sprints and hilly finishes. Bringing in more of their technology, Zipp's ABLC Sawtooth dimple design helps manage airflow around the rim, contributing to the faster, more stable performance.
At the center of the 404 Firecrest is Zipp's 77/177 hubset with best-in-class durability, bearing protection with no pre-load adjustment needed. The result is improved stiffness, durability, simplicity and versatility. Optimized flange geometry and spoke hole attachment pattern with Sapim® CX Sprint spokes to optimize torsional and lateral stiffness and robustness.
Each 404 Firecrest Carbon Clincher wheel comes with Tangente Platinum Pro Evo brake pads, Zipp Integrated Valve Extender with valve-core wrench, rim tape and improved ergonomic quick release.
- Rim Material: Carbon Fiber.
- Wheel Size: 700c.
- Tire Type: Clincher.
- Rim Depth: 58mm.
- Rim Width: 16.5mm (internal), 25mm (external).
- Brake Compatibility: Rim.
- Hubs: Zipp 77/177 hubset.
- Front Axle: Quick release.
- Rear Axle: Quick release.
- Spokes: Sapim CX Sprint.
- Spoke Nipple: Sapim Secure-Lock.
- Spoke Count: 24 front and rear.
- Manufacturer Warranty: 2 year.
- Claimed Weight: 710g front / 905g rear / 1,615g set.