Are Zonda wheels any good?

Are Zonda wheels any good?

Zonda is a great training wheel that has just gotten even better. The Zonda wheelset comes packed with features. The C17 rim is milled to reduce peripheral weight, so the wheelset is extremely responsive and reactive to user feedback. The structural resistance on the external profile has been improved with MoMag tech.

Do Campagnolo Zonda wheels need rim tape?

Compared to the these three, the Campagnolo Zonda wheels are the heaviest and are the second most expensive. You don’t get tubeless-ready rims, although you don’t need to apply rim tape thanks to the MOMAG technology that allows the external rim to be free of holes to increase structural durability.

What is a C17 rim?

A Campagnolo spokesperson said: “The new wider C17 rim ensures a more efficient shape of the tyre, improving cornering grip and safety while reducing aerodynamic drag and rolling resistance.” It also sees a differentiated rim height of 26mm at the front and 30mm at the rear.

Is the Zonda C17 tubeless Ready?

The Zonda C17s are not ‘tubeless ready’. As someone that doesn’t really understand the risks and merits of the lack of inner tubes, this doesn’t concern me.

Where are Cero wheels made?

the UK
Taking into account price point, performance, weight and durability, Cero has done it again, undercutting the big name brands with a no nonsense wheelset, built in the UK, made for any terrain you throw at them.

Do you always need rim tape?

Rim tape needs to be installed properly within the rim cavity to cover all the wheel’s interior spoke holes and sharp metal edges. If installed properly, rim tape often lasts for the wheel’s lifetime. But the rim tape will need to be replaced if it’s causing problems.

Are Fulcrum wheels any good?

My experience has been they are strong, and durable, and roll well. They are a bit on the heavy side, like the Fulcrum 5s. I expect the 5s to be great wheels for the money. Here is the drawback: Campy and Fulcrum replacement rims and spokes are very expensive.

Where are pacenti wheels made?

WHEELSETS IN STOCK Handbuilt in the UK, our advertised wheels are either in stock or built here in our UK workshop within 7 days of order.

Where are scribe wheels made?

Northern Ireland
Scribe is a relatively unknown entity when it comes to the best road bike wheels but the Northern Ireland-based company has made significant strides in developing a comprehensive-yet-affordable wheel portfolio.

Can you use Gorilla tape as rim tape?

Gorilla Tape is not just a “gaffa tape”. It is thicker and stronger, has more layers, is very sticky, slightly flexible & stretchy – making it perfect to tape and seal rims.

What happens if you don’t use rim tape?

Rim tape stops the innertube expanding into the spoke holes. Without it you more than likely will get a puncture from the top of a spoke besides the holes having rough edges as well.

Does Campagnolo own Fulcrum?

Fulcrum is a sub-brand of Italian component manufacturer Campagnolo. It makes wheels that are compatible with Shimano/SRAM systems as well as with Campag’s own products.

What makes the Zonda™ wheel so special?

The Zonda™ wheel is entirely hand-assembled by a specialised Campagnolo® technician and is checked in every tiny detail with electronic instrumentation. This ensures maximum performance and reliability for all Campagnolo® wheels. Need assistance or info?

Are Campagnolo Zonda wheels any good?

Campagnolo Zonda wheels sit pretty far down the tree of wheelsets the Italian brand produces, though the sub-£500 hoops should offer a decent upgrade or a robust option for those long rides The Campagnolo Zonda wheels will not reinvigorate your ride and although they look fast, the truth is there are better wheelsets available.

What is the difference between the Zonda™ and C17 wheels?

The features of the Zonda™ wheel have been enhanced even further with a C17 rim that is compatible with more comfortable clincher tyres. It’s also 10g lighter than the previous version.

Are the Zonda Zondas Tubeless ready?

You don’t get tubeless-ready rims, although you don’t need to apply rim tape thanks to the MOMAG technology that allows the external rim to be free of holes to increase structural durability. A decent wheelset but the Zondas have been surpassed by a few newer, more up-to-date wheelsets for less money.