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First Look: ENVE Twenty9 AM Carbon Wheels

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ENVE Composites is known for their high-quality products made in the USA. Based in Ogden, Utah, ENVE develops, produces and assembles bicycle components for road and mountain bikes with a carbon experience of over 30 years. They know what they do! And this is why the give a 5 years warranty on their wheels and lifetime crash replacement. Wow!

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ENVE has an exciting article about the technology behind their products on their website. Check it out here!

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According to ENVE the rim of the Twenty9 AM “was specifically designed and shaped to handle the demands of strong aggressive riders dedicated to big wheels and pushing the limits on trails where the hits, travel and tires are bigger.” The rim comes in a width of 30mm (24mm Internal) to support larger tires and minimize lateral roll.

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The wheel is built with 28/28 DT Aerolite bladed spokes and DT 240 hubs.

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The wheelset is freaking light! 812 grams for the rear wheel with …

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… the XD driver body for XX1 and 142 x 12 measures.

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The front wheel comes in at 745 grams. In total: 1557 grams.

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The AM Tubeless Kit with tape and 2 valves.

We can’t wait to mount these wheels on our Specialized Enduro Expert 29 long term test bike and hit the trails. Read our impressions soon here!

Words & Photos: Robin Schmitt

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