Aero clincher tyre for Zipp 808 front wheel?

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Shrike
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by Shrike

This version, only 17mm internal :x
https://www.zipp.com/wheels/808-firecre ... -clincher/

Have a 25mm GP400sII on there but it bulges badly. Jumping down to a 23mm seems logical but not sure which to go for - the new GP 5000 maybe?

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by wheelsONfire

If a 25mm tire bulbs out too much, a 19mm internal would only boost this. So, isn't 17mm internal a better choice for you?
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by 1415chris

GP4k is notorious for going wider than its stated width. I am guessing, on this rims you are getting something around +28mm(?). Apparently 5000 is better in this department.
I run Vittorias G+ and Control on my 808 nsw. Both in 25mm with actual width of 26.5 and 27.2 respectively.

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by Shrike

Will check the review on the 5000s to see if I can get away with 25s, maybe 5000 23 is my safest bet..

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