ENVE 7.8 SES Clincher Wheelset With Chris King R45 Hubs

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£ 2,700.00

A match made in heaven, when ENVE and Chris King come together you know you are in for a rather special wheelset. The ENVE 7.8 SES Clincher Wheelset with R45 Chris King Hubs do not disappoint. An aero offering, this wheelset is made from 100% raw, uni-directional carbon and features an improved brake track that increases stopping power by as much as 30% compared to other carbon rims. The Chris King R45 hubs offer smooth and reliable performance, with the rear being compatible with 9/10 and 11-speed Shimano and SRAM cassettes.

ENVE 7.8 SES Clincher Wheelset with Chris King R45 Hubs

A high performance wheelset from the American cycling experts, the ENVE 7.8 SES Clincher Wheelset with Chris King R45 Hubs lends itself perfectly to the role of giving the maximum aero performance possible whilst also being stable and reliable. The 71mm deep and 29mm wide rim is perfect for the experienced triathlete or road rider who’s seeking a bit more manoeuvrability out training or racing.

Each 7.8 SES Clincher Wheelset is handmade in Utah, from 100% raw, uni-directional carbon. This keeps the wheels as lightweight but as strong as possible, weighing in at an impressive 1552 grams for the pair, including titanium skewers. Plus, being hand-built in their own factory, ENVE are able to keep a close eye on the production which ensures you always get the very highest quality - guaranteed.

ENVE have gone to the next level to increase this wheelset's rolling speed, aerodynamic performance and reduce its overall weight by using Chris King's renowned R45 hubs.

Featuring ENVE’s latest moulded in carbon brake track texture, the ENVE 7.8 SES Clincher Wheelset's brake surface provides a substantial improvement in stopping power by as much as 30% and performs equally in the wet as in the dry. Perfect for those race days when the weather can’t make its mind up.

The SES Clincher Wheelset features asymmetric rim geometries front to back, with a rear that’s 80mm deep and 27.5mm wide, whilst the front is shaved back to 71mm deep and 29mm wide - done to create a more aerodynamic shape. Optimised for 25mm tyres, you’re sure to see dramatic gains when riding with the ENVE 7.8 Clinchers.

If you want to see just how much time and research goes into making ENVE wheels, just check out the video below:

  • Hits the middle ground between aerodynamic disc wheels and shallow depth rims for the ultimate in stability and aerodynamics
  • Using Chris King R45 hubs, provides a smooth, reliable ride and quick engagement
  • 71mm deep and 29mm wide is perfect for experienced triathletes and road racers
  • Hand-made in Utah, so you know you’re getting a premium wheelset
  • 1552 grams for the pair, including titanium skewers
  • Carbon brake track, moulded-in track texture provides 30% greater stopping power, performing equally well in the wet as the dry
  • 80mm deep and 27.5mm wide rear wheel, 71mm deep and 29mm front to create a perfect aerodynamic profile
  • Optimised for 25mm tyres
  • Included with the wheelset:
  • ENVE QR skewers
  • 4 X carbon brake pads
  • Rim tape for both tubeless and clincher tyres
  • 2 X valve extenders
  • 2 X tubeless valves


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