What hubs do Zipp wheels use?
ZIPP 30/60 WHEEL HUBS Spoke counts are front 18 and rear 20. The hub shell is formed from ultra-strong and lightweight 7075-T6 aluminum. The front hub and driver body has 26mm X 17mm X 5mm (6803) stainless steel bearings.
Do Zipp wheels come with hubs?
All of Zipp’s spoked wheels will receive a new hub set. Called 77/177, the biggest update is the move away from user-adjustable and to factory-set bearing preload.
How do you convert a 10 speed Zipp to 11 speed?
To put a 10-speed cogset on an 11-speed freehub, you just put a spacer behind the largest cog. Many 11-speed wheels come with this spacer. According to the Zipp web site, the overall drop to drop length (OLD) was increased by 0.8 mm and the NDS end cap was reduced by 1 mm.
Where are Zipp hubs made?
Zipp Firecrest rims are embossed with Zipp’s oval “Z” logo. The carbon on the inner diameter of most all Zipp rims is embossed with “Handmade in Speedway, Indiana” or “Handmade in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.”
What hub is on Zipp 303s?
The 303 S uses a 76/176 DB Hub.
Why are Zipp wheels so good?
The Zipp 404 is undoubtedly the brand’s wheelset star and highly appreciated all-rounder. It represents a great balance between aerodynamics, overall low weight, and excellent ride quality. When it comes to triathletes and serious cyclists, the Zipp 404 is arguably a gold standard.
Are Freehubs universal?
Of the freehub bodies out there, there are a number of different types, different types have different benefits but mainly are simply a matter of compatibility with the appropriate groupset you run on your bicycle.
Can I upgrade my freehub?
Yes. You can replace just the hub, but you’ll likely need new spokes, and a decent mechanic will charge $50+ for the job. Unless you have a really nice rim, that’s not worth it. Buying a new wheel makes more sense.