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colagreek
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by colagreek

What do we have here...

Official word from Zipp US tech support was "we have no official comment at this time".
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by TwiggyTN

Well, at least they're not Boras.....

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colagreek
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by colagreek

It would also appear they are prepping for a logo change, to coincide with the logo used on the new 3zero moto line of MTB rims. Again all speculation, but interested to see what develops from Zipp and when...
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by okimy

Is it just me or does anyone else think they look a bit more V shaped (similar approach as the new Reynolds Aero wheels), at least judging by the lighting on them compared to the other wheels.
I reckon the position of the CCC guy would give him much more of a benefit than the new Zipps though.

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That was also my first impression, V shape.
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Yeah, it looks like the wheels are narrower at the front edge. Interestingly, my new Aeolus wheels have also adopted a similar profile.

Also, it looks the the saw tooth profile is gone.

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by roeman

Almost look like they have a braking surface on a disc wheel!
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roeman wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:43 pm
Almost look like they have a braking surface on a disc wheel!
I saw that too, but I think it's a feature of the tire.

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dcorn wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:23 pm
roeman wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:43 pm
Almost look like they have a braking surface on a disc wheel!
I saw that too, but I think it's a feature of the tire.

Initially I thought it was the tire, but then I realized it was just the way the light is reflecting off the edge of the rim. That’s why we don’t see a similar effect on the edge of the rim anywhere else.

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FIJIGabe wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:26 pm
Yeah, it looks like the wheels are narrower at the front edge. Interestingly, my new Aeolus wheels have also adopted a similar profile.

Also, it looks the the saw tooth profile is gone.
Looks like 303 size, no sawtooth on those
Could be reflective surface and logo ?
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Saw tooth Lives! LOL

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moyboy wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:03 am
Saw tooth Lives! LOL
Yes, on 454 on up it does :thumbup:
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Seems people are mixing up the terms sawtooth and dimples?

Anyway, looks like those are tubular rims and maybe just a graphics change.

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by slake21

that new logo and the way it's applied on the rims is quite hideous

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dcorn wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:23 pm
roeman wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:43 pm
Almost look like they have a braking surface on a disc wheel!
I saw that too, but I think it's a feature of the tire.
maybe it's just the sidewall of the tire? :noidea:

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