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    Is this Zipp 303 clincher busted??

    Is this crack in a Zipp 303 rear clincher serious? can it be fixed?

    The crack is near a nipple hole, the spoke is laced to the non-drive side of the hub.

    I checked the spoke tension and it is still within the acceptable range for that side of the wheel. Could some JB weld solve it?
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    I wouldn't ride it.

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    check with zipp, they may give you a discount on a replacement, before you cannibalize for parts.

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    I think their replacement discount program only goes back 5 years, the wheel is 6 years old and I'm not the original owner.... but I will check with them anyway.

    I have another 50mm clincher carbon rim that I could lace it to
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    OP- according to your sig, you are now selling the trashed wheel?

    Wondering how much to you expect for it?

    Hope nobody tries to actually ride it and just takes the hub apart for parts.

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    Looks like a condom from China. Toss it.
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    If its not out of true now, it will be pretty soon

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    Quote Originally Posted by estabro View Post
    OP- according to your sig, you are now selling the trashed wheel?

    Wondering how much to you expect for it?

    Hope nobody tries to actually ride it and just takes the hub apart for parts.

    I've actually already sold it, with full disclosure of the damage and assurance the person is not going to ride it of course. $100 for essentially the hub and spokes.... I've seen Zipp hubs go for more on eBay.
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