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    Enve 4.5 vs ROVAL 64 CLX.

    Has anyone done a comparison?
    2016 Orbea Orca OMR w/Dura-Ace 9070 Di2/Zipp Aero SL70/Enve stem/Vision Tri-Max 35's/S-Works Carbon Power saddle/FSA Force SB32 seatpost.
    seatpost. 15.9lbs


    2013 Wilier Zero. 7 w/e-Tap/Zipp Aero SL70/Enve stem/S-Works carbon Power saddle/ Red cranks w/Rotor "Quarbon"/Roval 50's/Ritchey Superlogic seatpost, Look Keo Blade Ti's. 14.07lbs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tabl10s View Post
    Has anyone done a comparison?
    You should get the Enve because they have revolutionized the wheel industry by making the front wheel shorter than the rear and the incredible breakthrough internal spoke nipple design....

    Said no one ever....

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    The Roval is tubeless ready, which is nice if you want to run tubeless, but tires are harder to mount and unmount.

    Tires are easier to mount on the Enve 4.5 rims and you can choose any hub you want with a custom build, but it's not tubeless ready.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keoki View Post
    they have revolutionized the wheel industry by making the front wheel shorter
    Please explain what a "shorter" wheel is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerry Irons View Post
    Please explain what a "shorter" wheel is.
    he means shallower front wheel depth than back.
    Moderation is boring - do epic s##t

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerry Irons View Post
    Please explain what a "shorter" wheel is.
    Ignore him. He's basically a troll with an unreasonable hatred of ENVE.

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    forget both, go for the Easton EC90 Aero 55 (if your frame can fit them). The Easton is incredibly stable in crosswind compared to ANY wheel that is 50mm or deeper AND the Easton are very fast AND tubeless ready AND it's cheaper. Only problem is that the Easton are wide (28.5mm at the brake track and a tad wider at the middle of the body) and some frames will not fit them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ceugene View Post
    Ignore him. He's basically a troll with an unreasonable hatred of ENVE.
    Simon Smart, man. Freaking genius!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keoki View Post
    Simon Smart, man. Freaking genius!
    Drag2Zero and Endura... what do you got?

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    Quote Originally Posted by spdntrxi View Post
    Drag2Zero and Endura... what do you got?
    Got nothing on me, but he's got you to buy into his gimmick. LOL!

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