The Zipp 202 Firecrest carbon clincher rim is the shallowest and lightest entry in the Firecrest lineup. The clincher rim retains the classic 32mm rim depth of the 202 tubular, but has been redesigned with the wider Firecrest profile.
The versatile 202 (X32) rim offers high lateral stiffness and quick acceleration during sprints and climbs and its low-profile cross-section performs exceptionally well on tricky descents where crosswind handling can be difficult. The rim has a near-constant width from brake track to spoke bed to improve aerodynamics and reduce drag. Developed in the wind tunnel, the 202s roll on flats as efficiently as many 45 to 50mm deep rims.
The widened tire bed reduces rolling resistance and improves wheel stability by moving the wheel’s center of pressure directly over the steering axis of the bike.
Zipp's exclusive resin, based on materials used in motorsports braking systems, effectively tolerates heat buildup during braking, giving the rider reliable stopping power.
Wheelbuilder has more experience building Zipp wheels than anyone outside the Zipp factory. As a factory authorized service center with over 20 years, and thousands of Zipp builds, in our knowledge base Wheelbuilder is uniquely qualified to handcraft a custom Zipp wheel for almost any application. Whether you're looking for heavy duty wheels to improve durability, further weight savings for the ultimate climber, or unique colors and hub combinations to match your style, we can help personalize your next Zipp wheelset.
While Wheelbuilder doesn't offer the Zipp 202 Firecrest carbon clincher rim for individual sale, we can custom build your dream set of Zipp wheels using this rim. Please visit our Custom Zipp Carbon Road Wheels page to configure your next set of Zipp wheels.
- Weight: 418g
- Tire Type: Clincher (Not Tubeless Compatible)
- Available hole count: 18, 20, 24, 28
- Rim depth: 32mm
- Aero-width: 25.4mm
- Brake track width (center): 24.62mm
- Clincher bead width: 16.25mm
- Max tire pressure: 125psi / 8.62bars
- Dimpled surface: Yes
- External nipples: Yes