New from Enve and slotting right between the 3.4 and 6.7 comes the 4.5 rim. The Enve 4.5 is expected to take it's place as the ultimate do it all wheelset for racers and rec riders alike. Fast, light and suitable for windy conditions the 4.5 is the one wheel that does it all.
SES 4.5 Tubular
An evolution of our patented SES rim shape makes the SES 4.5 when built a dream wheelset for the performance driven road cyclist and triathlete. The SES 4.5 features uncompromised aerodynamics, stability, lateral stiffness, braking, and cornering prowess. The SES 4.5 is extremely stable, making it the optimal choice for cyclists seeking confidence inspiring aero performance on the windiest of days.
The SES 4.5 maintains all of the same foundational technologies of theSmart ENVE System wheel line which include in-frame aero development, asymmetrical rim geometries, and molded texture braking surfaces.
• UCI Approved• Light-weight• Evolutionary rim shape that yields unprecedented
stability and drag reduction in this depth category
• Molded in braking surface for optimal braking power,heat management, and modulation
• Best lateral stiffness of Smart ENVE System wheelmodels
Sold here as a rim set including front and rear rims, rim tape, brake pads and internal nipples.
Enve 4.5 rim ERD
Front 563mm Rear 545mm
Enve 4.5 rim Hole count
Front 20H Rear 24H
Enve 4.5 Rim Weight
Front 469g Rear 489g
Build weight when built:
Set with DT Swiss 240 Hubs 1526g
Set with DT Swiss 180 Hubs 1479g
Set with King R45 Hubs 1511g
Weight is always a factor with wheels but the dufferences here are more about hub quality that weight. Her at Glory we like the King and i9 builds best.
These are a blank pair of rims - not a wheelset. We can custom build a wheelset using these rims.