Campagnolo Zonda C17 Clincher Road Wheels
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Campagnolo Zonda C17 Wheels
The Campagnolo Zonda C17 Road Clincher Wheelset features a completely redesigned rim, taking its design inspiration from the growing trend that sees the use of increasingly wider tyres. With a wider rim profile and differentiated rim height, the Campagnolo Zonda C17 Road Clincher Wheelset is an aluminium wheelset that offers a lot of comfort and performance. Optimised Aluminium Rim The new wider C17 rim ensures a more efficient shape of the tyre, improving cornering grip and safety while reducing aerodynamic drag and rolling resistance. The new C17 rim has been structurally optimised to provide a surefooted grip on clincher tyres as well as an even better braking feel when compared with previous versions. The freehub spins silently as you enjoy time in the saddle. Material: Aluminium (Rim) Differentiated Rim Height Precision milling to eliminate excess material and weight where not needed Aluminium oversize flange MEGA G3 (TM) pattern Cup and cone bearings Self-locking nipples. Front Hub: 16 Aerodynamic radial spokes. Rear Hub: 21 Aerodynamic radial spokes. Weight Limit: 109kg. Weight: 1,540g
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The Italian bike component manufacturer Campagnolo is best known for it's range of groupsets and drivetrain related products. Founded in 1933 by road cyclist Tullio Campagnolo, based upon ideas he had for amongst others, wheels and derailleurs. In 1940 their first rear derailleur entered production, enabling the rider to change gears without removing their rear wheel. Although primarily a cycling company, Campag (as they are often abbreviated to) have also manufactured products for the sports auto industry for brands such as Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati. Achievements in the cycling world include helping Eddy Merckx set the world hour record in 1972. As the years progressed, the number of gears increased, with 8 Speed (1991), 9 Speed (in 1997), 10 speed (in 2000) and now 11 speed in 2008. Notable riders to have won the Tour de France on Campag equipment include Eddy Merckx (5 times), Bernard Hinault (5 times), Greg LeMond (twice) and Miguel Indurain (5 times). In recent times Riis, Ullrich, Pantani, Pereiro and Nibali have won riding with Campagnolo.
For more information on their history, please visit their Wikipedia page, or you can see their current range of components here.
About Chain Reaction Cycles
This product is for sale at Chain Reaction Cycles, one of the largest online cycle shops in the world. Opening in 1985, and starting off as a small independent bike shop in Ballynure, it moved to Ballyclare in 1989 and is now based in Doagh (all in Northern Ireland). In addition to regular local service, Chain Reaction Cycles (or CRC as it is often abbreviated to) established itself as a mail order business via advertisements in bicycle magazines; this continued until 1999 where it launched it's now famous website at ChainReactionCycles.com. Their blue themed website stocks around 90,000 products ranging from MTB & Road cycling equipment, to triathlon, BMX and running kit. As per several other leading bike shops, Chain Reaction produce their own product ranges, under brands such as Brand X. To this day CRC sponsor many cycling events, and due to the company's size and efficiency are able to offer very competitive pricing on cycle equipment. In 2016 Wiggle acquired Chain Reaction Cycles, although the two websites continue to operate independently of each other, both with their own distinctive branding and product ranges.
Wheel Size: 700c