Video: Engineering Zipp’s Firecrest Carbon Clincher

Got some time to kill today? Lock yourself in your office, the bathroom, lunch room, or where ever so you can take a break and check out this cool 16 minute video on the engineering hurdles Zipp had to overcome to produce their new Firecrest Carbon Clincher. Just what PSI can a Firecrest withstand? To find out, you can fast forward to 5 minutes in, as they test the wheels to the point of failure!

Comments

murray - 05/03/11 - 1:53pm

Not a bad wheel design, but it is just too heavy, they need to drop the weight by 250 grams per set of wheels.

parlorbikes - 05/03/11 - 2:52pm

They use the best materials and the best companies data telemetry to test. That makes you the best. Go ZIPP!

pete - 05/03/11 - 9:30pm

will they be bringing this tech to the 303?

Cor - 05/04/11 - 10:19am

That’s the most nerd-tastic vid I’ve seen in a long while. I want some.

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