Category: Triathlon

Zipp 454 | what, marginal gains from whale flippers?!

Zipp 454 | what, marginal gains from whale flippers?!

I was intrigued to see the new Zipp 454 wheel set at the Rouleur Classic recently. I have admiration for Zipp pushing on with significant investment in R+D and the long time scale necessary to find marginal gains in a mature R+D sector such as wheel rim profiles. The key claim made for the Zipp […]

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ENVE 7.8 review

ENVE 7.8 review

Strada hand built some ENVE 7.8 clinchers for Grant’s new bike for the 2016 season. Here is his report after racing them in some challenging conditions.   ENVE 7.8 review I raced Ironman 70.3 Mallorca with them on the weekend and I have to say wow, what a set of wheels! The event was a […]

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Strada Wheels Review | Grant

Strada Wheels Review | Grant’s ENVE 8.9s

We built a pair of ENVE 8.9s for Grant. It is highly unusual but during pre race training unfortunately a rear spoke snapped and we had to ship back the wheels to examine the failure. It turned out that one of the nipple seating areas on the inside of the rim was uneven and causing […]

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CeramicSpeed OSPW | ‘world’s fastest pulley wheel system’

CeramicSpeed OSPW | ‘world’s fastest pulley wheel system’

Leading ceramic bearings manufacturer, CeramicSpeed, has launched what it is claiming is ‘one of the most revolutionary bike parts to enter the cycling world.’ The ‘ground-breaking concept‘ is a uniquely oversized system of 17-tooth derailleur pulley wheels fitted with a lightweight cage and developed by the Danish manufacturer in collaboration with world-class athletes and teams. […]

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