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ENVE SES 3.4 Rim - Rim Brake

£1,100.00

The ENVE 3.4 SES rim is ready to be built into a climbing wheel with an aero advantage, ideal for road cyclists and racers who require maximum versatility for riding fast in the mountains or valleys... Read more

Clincher/TubelessClincher/Tubeless
TubularTubular
Front 38mm/20hFront 38mm/20h
Rear 42mm/24hRear 42mm/24h
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SKU: EN2133812
Description

PRODUCT DETAILS

The ENVE 3.4 SES rim is ready to be built into a climbing wheel with an aero advantage, ideal for road cyclists and racers who require maximum versatility for riding fast in the mountains or valleys.

Since the introduction of the original SES 3.4 in 2009, the wheel has established itself as ENVE's most versatile and consequently most popular wheelset amongst road cyclists of all abilities. As such, it's no surprise that ENVE's first stage victory at the Tour de France was delivered by Team Dimension Data's Steve Cummings aboard the SES 3.4.

The latest version of the SES 3.4 has been completely redesigned to balance speed, stability and rolling resistance to refine performance in all terrain and weather conditions. This includes the addition of ENVE's full carbon moulded brake track, a textured surface with high-temperature resistance that achieves exceptional stopping power and equal performance in wet and dry conditions. The design also means braking force at the levers is decreased by 30% compared to the previous generation brake track, allowing you to control speed with confidence on twisting descents.

Like the rest of the SES range, the 3.4 derives its name from its rim depths – 38mm at the front and 42mm at the rear. Each wheel features patented dissimilar SES rim geometries that favour the airflow at the front and back of the bike respectively. The wider front rim aids crosswind stability while the narrower rear rim improves overall airflow attachment for better aerodynamics. Like all ENVE wheels, the SES 3.4 is handmade at ENVE headquarters in Utah, USA.

The clincher version of the SES 3.4 also utilises advances in road tyre and frame technologies to add user-friendly tubeless compatibility optimised for 25mm tyres. This gives real-world gains in rolling resistance, comfort, traction and reduced chances of pinch punctures.

Industry leaders in carbon fibre, every ENVE rim is handmade from raw uni-directional carbon at ENVE's headquarters in Utah, USA. The bespoke construction process utilises rim-specific carbon laminates, moulded spoke holes, removable bladders, and a gorgeous paint-free finish to reduce weight while maintaining strength, stiffness and allowing the beautiful handmade quality to shine through.

Key features:
  • Climbing wheel with an aero advantage.
  • Designed by aerodynamicist Simon Smart
  • Tested in the Mercedes-AMG Petronas wind tunnel
  • Used by Team Dimension Data at the Tour de France
  • Optimised for 25mm tyres
  • Rim handmade at ENVE headquarters in Utah, USA
  • Full carbon moulded brake track
  • Moulded spoke holes
  • Natural uni-directional carbon paint-free finish
  • 5-year warranty
Rims are sold as single units and are packaged with the following:
  • Nipples
  • Tubeless setup kit (clincher only)
  • Valve extenders (where applicable)
  • Warranty/information book
  • 1 pair of specially formulated brake pads
PLEASE NOTE

All images used are for illustrative purposes only. We may show a rim image to cover several spoke count options. However, the options listed are correct. Please contact us if you want more details on a specific option.

Rim Specification
Front
Rear
Depth 38mm 42mm
Internal Width 21mm 21mm
External Width 27.5mm 27.5mm
Hole Count 20 24
Effective Rim Diameter 580mm 573mm
Aero Optimized Tire Size 25c 25c
Tubeless Compatible Yes Yes
Clincher Specification

Clincher
Front
Rear
Set
Rim 432g 439g 871g
Tubular Specification

Tubular
Front
Rear
Set
Rim 402g 409g 811g

ABOUT ENVE

Known for the fastest, strongest and lightest handmade-in-the-USA carbon wheels, ENVE has had a spectacular rise to the top of the cycling world. Truly made for riders by riders, ENVE's product range of full carbon wheels, carbon stems, bars, seatposts and forks is the result of the team's desire to make the sport we love even more enjoyable. Meanwhile strong ties to the top levels of road cycling, mountain biking and triathlon mean pro feedback has helped hone ENVE's products into the ultimate performance upgrades. Read more about ENVE.

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