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Stock Status N/A Weight Grams 285 Weight Explained Weights are based on the manufacturers advertised weight and may fluctuate as much as 10%. Color Black Drillings 28 hole, Only Manufacturer ENVE Composites Brake Type Disc, Fixed Gear or NMSW Material Carbon Fiber Rims Rim ERD 598 Rim Joining Molded Rim Height 31mm Rim Width Inner No Rim Outer Width 28mm Rim Size 700 / 29in Tire Type Tubular
Warranty Policies: Prowheelbuilder i.e. PWB custom built wheels come with a 1 year warranty from the date of purchase. See details below:
A. SPOKES: PWB will replace all broken spokes regardless of the cause.
B. LABOR: PWB will cover all wheel related labor i.e. wheel re builds and truing.
C. NON MANUFATURER WARRANTIES: PWB will replace any non manufacturer warrantied rim or hub at 25% off the current retail.
D. MANUFACTURER WARRANTY: PWB will facilitate the manufacturer's warranty, if the manufacturer deems the product warrantable. Manufacturer's warranty is only good as long as the manufacturer is in business.
E. SHIPPING: The customer is responsible for shipping to and from PWB.
Shipping Time Policy: Stock products will ship within 7 working days of order, based on availability. Wheel orders should ship within 15 business days of your order date. This date is independent of the actual shipping time. If there is a problem such as back ordered product / unavailable we will do our best to contact you as soon as possible.
Domestic Shipping Policies: Prowheelbuilder is not responsible for damage that may occur during shipping. However we will be happy to help resolve these matters through the package handler. All packages are insured thru the package handler by Prowheelbuilder. We require a signature for all packages. If you request no signature, Prowheelbuilder takes no responsibility for any stolen product.
International Shipping Policies: Duties and Taxes are the responsibility of the purchaser. Prowheelbuilder will not alter the customs value.
Return Policy: If you are not completely satisfied with our product you may exchange it for any product we sell within 7 days of receiving your purchase (there will be no refund issued for a difference if a lesser item is purchased). Please note that if the exchange is for a component of one of our hand built wheels there may be a 10% fee associated with the exchange. Product must be in new condition and in the original packaging (spokes do not qualify for this return policy). Buyer is responsible for shipping back to seller.
Order Modification Policy: If you are exchanging your product for a different color there may be a 10% order modification fee.
Refund Policy: Once an order has been placed, no Refunds or Cancellations are allowed. You may alter an order with in 24 hours, providing the order has not been built. If a cancellation must happen a 15% restocking fee will be charged. For any item(s) that is returned or declined a 15% restocking fee will be charged along with the shipping / handling fees.
WHAT IT IS
A disc brake-specific carbon fiber tubular wheel designed from the ground up to be the ultimate cyclocross racing hoop
WHO IT'S FOR
Cyclocross racers looking for the ultimate in lightness, stiffness, width, and durability
WHY WE MADE IT
At ENVE, we love the sport of cyclocross and over the years, members of the cyclocross community have been some of our most loyal and vocal supporters. As such, we wanted to develop a cyclocross specific carbon tubular wheelset for the die-hard cyclocross racers of the world.
The ENVE CX disc specific carbon fiber tubular is designed for cyclocross racers looking for the ultimate in cyclocross race performance. As such, the tire bed has been developed for use with 33mm tires and is capable of withstanding frequent tire installations and removals. The shape of the tire bed has been further refined to reduce the instance of pinch flats. The ENVE CX rim is 28mm wide and 31mm deep. Because the ENVE CX is disc brake specific it does not feature a brake track and cannot be used with rim brakes. One of the great benefits of developing a rim for disc brake specific use is that the engineering team is no longer bound by the constraints caused by braking on the rim. The result is a rim that is substantially lighter and more compliant without sacrificing the strength or impact resistance of the rim. The ENVE CX tubular rims come in a 28 hole count only to maintain an optimal degree of stiffness and strength required for the frequent accelerations and decelerations that define cyclocross racing. Each ENVE CX cyclocross tubular is proudly manufactured in the USA.
TUBULAR VERSION AVAILABLE
Tubular tires feature a rubber tread sewn onto a tube and they’re glued or taped onto specifically designed rims. Tubulars rims are significantly lighter because the reinforced walls that support a clincher tire are not necessary and the overall wheel and tire system is lighter. Tubular tires are more expensive than their clincher equivalents, harder to change because they’re glued in place and they usually go in the trash after one puncture, negatives that rule them out for most riders most of the time. However, the lower system weight makes a tubular wheelset more responsive when accelerating, climbing, cornering and braking. For this reason, tubulars remain the default choice of professional racers and also many amateurs, and that’s why ENVE is committed to offering the tubular format.
It used to be simple – train on clinchers, race on tubulars – but advances in clincher rim and tire design, plus the arrival of tubeless technology to the road, means that’s no longer the case. The best clincher and tubeless tires now out-perform top tubulars for rolling resistance. What’s more clincher rims and tires also integrate slightly more aerodynamically. For triathlon, grand fondos and nearly all road riding, tubeless/clinchers are recommended. In shorter events, or if you’re lucky enough to have a support car, committed racers will tell you that little else feels as good as a set of superlight tubs leaping out of a corner.
Need to know:DISC-SPECIFIC CONSTRUCTION
• Lighter and more responsive rims and total wheel and tire package
• Tires must be glued in place
• Recommended for criterium and road racers
• Everyone else is recommended to go tubeless
• Clincher and tubeless tires are more practical
At ENVE, we do a lot more than just slap decals over the brake track and lace the same rim to a disc hub. Drawing on our expertise gained developing the world’s best mountain bike wheels, our disc-specific road rims are fully optimized for the format. Freed from the constraints of a heat-proof carbon braking surface, the optimal construction of a road wheel can be reconsidered. The result is a rim that is even lighter, stronger and faster than our standard-setting, group test-winning rim brake wheels.
Carbon brake tracks dictate a lot of rim design. By taking them away and re-engineering the rim we have improved the lateral stiffness, the impact resistance and the weight by 40-60g per rim. While disc hubs mean that total wheelset weights will remain near identical between rim and disc brake wheelsets, the disc brake wheelset will feel more responsive in acceleration, steering and braking because the mass has been shifted from the rim (higher rotational inertia) to the hub (lower rotational inertia).
Need to know:
• Disc-specific construction with no brake tracks
• Rims are lighter by 40-60g per rim
• Impact resistance increased
• Greater lateral stiffnes
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