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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 6:12 pm 
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I have pair of Zipp 404 tubulars from 2011. Considering rebuilding w a powertap g3 hub. It is a 20 spoke rear wheel. Will it be a good build? Dt comp and brass nipples would be fine. I am 63 kg.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 6:51 pm 
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I've done a few of them. If they are Firecrest there are washers in the rims you have to deal with. Other than that it's pretty standard stuff.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:42 pm 
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They are not Firecrest. Thanks.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:55 pm 
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2-cross both sides?

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 2:29 am 
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That's what I would do.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 9:35 pm 
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I just rebuilt my Zipp 404 FC clincher to a Powertap G3 hub. I went with DT Aero Comp spokes to help boost the stiffness over the stock CX-Ray spokes. 2x/2x.

They built easily. Mine did have the oval washers. It was a minor challenge getting the old washers out cleanly but I found that a stack of neodymium magnets made it an easy task.


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