HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Zipp 404 rebuild
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:09 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Nov 13, 2008 9:50 pm
Posts: 11
I bought a 2nd hand Zipp 404 tubular front wheel approx 3 years ago.
TBH i'm unsure of the exact age, everything was fine until i had a cpl of spoke breakages about a month or so apart.
I have bitten the bullet and rebuilt with new spokes just to be sure.
The rim appears to be drilled straight ie no L/R offset, i'm getting minimal leaning of the spoke head in the rim so end up with a slight bend at the nipple end.
This is where the breakages where in the first place, this 'bending' was present on the old spokes.
So is this normal? or am i missing a trick. :noidea: Nipples are Sapim's that came with the new CX Rays
Many thanks in advance


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Zipp 404 rebuild
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:09 pm 


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: dha, Google [Bot] and 4 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rebuild zipp 404 w Powertap g3 hub

in Everything wheels

Peter_E

5

418

Mon Oct 28, 2013 9:35 pm

nhluhr View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rebuild Zipp404

in Everything wheels

Peter_E

3

465

Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:18 pm

Zigmeister View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rebuild or Replace

in Everything wheels

FIJIGabe

3

452

Wed May 15, 2013 4:09 pm

FIJIGabe View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 90s Shamal rebuild - parts help please

in Everything wheels

bigfatfatty

4

368

Mon May 06, 2013 1:09 am

bigfatfatty View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Kuota KOM Equipe 2009 rebuild

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

HillRPete

12

1849

Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:47 am

HillRPete View the latest post


It is currently Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:16 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB