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Zipp 303 Firecrest Tubular 2013 Wheelset

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Zipp 303 Review

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Challenged by the riders of Garmin-Slipstream, Cervlo TestTeam, and Team Saxo Bank to engineer the ultimate wheelset for the Spring Classics, we responded with a completely redesigned 2009 version of the venerable 303. After Thor Hushovds commanding victory in the Classics opener Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, the 303 quickly became the pros wheel of choice to battle punishing cobbles and howling crosswinds. Six weeks later the 303 helped Thor capture a third place finish at Paris-Roubaix.

To combine bombproof durability, surefooted handling, and cutting-edge aerodynamics, we widened the 303s rim from 22.3mm to 27.5mm with a slight rim depth increase from 44mm to 45mm for the tubular and the standard 44mm and rim width for the clincher. Without adding a gram, these changes substantially improve the already superb impact resistance of Zipps Carbon Bridge technology while offering a more comfortable, forgiving radial stiffness. At the same time, the wider, deeper rim increases the 303s lateral stiffness for sprinting, cornering, and accelerations. Another benefit is that wider tires, like the new 23mm version of Zipps dimpled Tangente tire, have minimal impact on the wheels superior aerodynamics.

Test team on the 303's Zipp 303

303 Tubular

  • Weight: 1182g (1288g with PowerTap): 529g (front); 653g (rear)
  • Spoke Count: 18 (front); 24 (rear)
  • Spoke Pattern: Radial
  • Rim: Zipp 285 Tubular
  • Hub: Zipp 88 (front); Zipp 188 (rear)

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