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    build your zipp quiver

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    1) Pretend you have a sponsorship with zipp where you can get anything for 50% off.
    2) You have a TT bike and a race bike you need to equip for all kinds of racing.
    3) you dont have an exact budget. Find the best mix between buying everything and just buying one set of 404s to use on both.

    So that's it... What would you do??

    Would you pay for zedtech? Ceramic on one set? All?

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    303's to climb, 404's for all around, 808/Disc for TT's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Convert View Post
    ok-
    1) Pretend you have a sponsorship with zipp where you can get anything for 50% off.
    2) You have a TT bike and a race bike you need to equip for all kinds of racing.
    3) you dont have an exact budget. Find the best mix between buying everything and just buying one set of 404s to use on both.

    So that's it... What would you do??

    Would you pay for zedtech? Ceramic on one set? All?
    id get whatever was the most expensive and then ebay it

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    303's +404's + one disc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merlinextraligh View Post
    303's to climb, 404's for all around, 808/Disc for TT's.
    What he said. But five sets of each and a team car.

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    the money you would make wouldn't cover the other sponsorship losses you'd face from getting kicked off your team.

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    fine then i would wish for more wishes

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    50% off is all? My [soon to be ex] team gets free disc's.

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    Zed6's for road; 404 tubs for track and 808s/Vuka bars for TT's. I want to do an Ironman 70.3 so no disks for me.

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    just discs?
    50% is very good especially since its on everything they make including the new vumaquad :-)

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    And 404's for half of dead-cost through a shop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    What he said. But five sets of each or a team car.
    Fixed it for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Convert View Post
    ok-
    1) Pretend you have a sponsorship with zipp where you can get anything for 50% off.
    2) You have a TT bike and a race bike you need to equip for all kinds of racing.
    3) you dont have an exact budget. Find the best mix between buying everything and just buying one set of 404s to use on both.

    So that's it... What would you do??

    Would you pay for zedtech? Ceramic on one set? All?
    pass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dubbayoo View Post
    Zed6's for road; 404 tubs for track and 808s/Vuka bars for TT's. I want to do an Ironman 70.3 so no disks for me.
    Huh? As far as I know, the Kona IM is the only place that bans discs. Every HIM I've been to has had plenty of discs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonKarter21 View Post
    50% off is all? My [soon to be ex] team gets free disc's.
    I doubt it. I'd like to see how they pulled that one out. Zipp themselves say that hardly anybody gets anything for free.

    And the cheapest for all around would be 404's and a disc IMO.
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    At 50% off I still couldn't afford any of them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Treefox View Post
    At 50% off I still couldn't afford any of them.
    +1. I'll stick with my Open Pros that haven't yet failed me when it comes to getting the occasional win.

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    Full, Half, Quarter. That should do it for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by botto View Post
    pass.
    +1

    Make my team car bright yellow with a bunch of Carbones on the roof...

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    not that I'm sure I'd really want to put that kind of money towards zipp, but:

    404 front, 808 rear. If you've got enough cash to buy replacement sets go tubie, otherwise buy clincher. Zipp clincher disk if you've got money to burn.

    Vumaquad sounds cool and all but just get a 'dale with SL cranks and save the cash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cslone View Post
    I doubt it. I'd like to see how they pulled that one out. Zipp themselves say that hardly anybody gets anything for free.

    And the cheapest for all around would be 404's and a disc IMO.
    Factory seconds that are out of true just barely over the tolerance. You'd never notice the difference. The seconds are just as good as any HED's or Campagnolo's.

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    If you want to save $ you'll be covered for TT's with the 909 set and road races with the 909 (404) front and a 303 rear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonKarter21 View Post
    Factory seconds that are out of true just barely over the tolerance. You'd never notice the difference. The seconds are just as good as any HED's or Campagnolo's.
    Well that's slightly different. Seconds that they can't/won't sell and give to someone they know vs. 50% a spot on wheel that costs 2K retail.

    I'm not arguing the fact that the blems are any less of a wheel, but just saying that 50% off a set of Zipps is a good deal coming from Zipp.
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    I'd get a set of 404s and a disc. I already have a 44mm dimpled 303 front.

    But i'd probably get a set of the new 60mm reynolds. so much cheaper and so what if they are a few seconds slower than zipps. I'm not at that level where fractions of a percent matter (nor are the majority of the people here)

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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Convert View Post
    ok-
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    I already get that, and I still dont have any interest in buying zipp stuff.
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