Former professional road racer Kevin Girkins has owned some impressive bikes over the years. If you peruse his Instagram you’ll see the challenge he’s constantly faced with — “Which of my gorgeous bikes should I ride today?” Even though his carbon Allied bikes land high on the performance… Read More

Colin Strickland isn’t your typical bike racer. Although he’s taken a more obscure path in the sport, his non-traditional approach is what’s allowed him to maintain his lifestyle in Austin, Texas, the exact place he wants to be. While most racers dream of landing in the World Tour, the sport’s… Read More

Former professional racers like Christian Meier (Owner of The Service Course) and Svein Tuft have long been our favorite type of rider. They do it simply for the enjoyment of riding a bike. Join us in watching their recent video adventure, “Connection”, to… Read More

Drop bars vs flat bars, 700c vs 650b, Light and fast vs loaded down, or racing vs bikepacking. Among gravel enthusiasts, it’s easy to see that there are many different ways and thoughts on how to ride gravel. Based on where you live, gravel riding can take on… Read More

Dosnoventa x ENVE Frame: Dosnoventa Los Angeles – Santa Monica Colorway Wheels: ENVE 4.5 AR w/ custom Philwood Track Hubs Drivetrain: Vision Track Crankset 49t chainring, Dura-Ace Rear Cog 14t BB:… Read More

We asked the hard questions about tire performance and spent years in testing, research, and development for the ENVE SES Tires. What makes a tire aerodynamic, what makes a tire tubeless compatible, how can we balance performance and durability, and how do we define hookless compatible tires? Check out our video… Read More

Never before has a mountain bike been featured in Lowrider Magazine. Seena Shah, however, decided to change that, by putting the same painstaking detail work into his EVIL Wreckoning, as he did on his own lowrider.  “While waiting for all of the parts to arrive, I… Read More

In July, before the pro racing season even resumed, NTT Pro Cycling riders received a performance gift from BMC in the form of a new Teammachine SLR road bike. The new design reduced weight, improved aerodynamics, increased stiffness, and even allowed them to run fatter rubber. With the weight reduction… Read More

Photos by: Jered Gruber, Ashley Gruber & Getty Images While the 2020 season has been anything but ordinary, somehow we’re still on track to feast on 21 stages of the world’s biggest cycling event. Although delayed from the normal calendar slot, and… Read More

Welcome back to the ENVE Builder Round-Up. If you missed the builder video or VR tour, you can find that in the link below. Now, sit down, grab a drink, and dive into the coverage of the Builder Bikes, Part Two. Be sure to… Read More

Welcome back to the ENVE Builder Round-Up. If you missed the builder video or VR tour, you can find that in the link below. Now, sit down, grab a drink, and dive into the coverage of the Builder Bikes, Part One. Be sure to watch each… Read More

Photos by JMV Photo Whenever Chris King rolls out a limited edition color you can be sure that it’s going to spur some custom bike builds. Christian Peper took that to another level when he decided a new Yeti build wasn’t quite enough for Chris King’s… Read More

Victor Campenaerts isn’t only the current UCI Hour Record holder, he’s also quickly approaching star status on YouTube. Since the Covid-19 lockdown, Victor has been creating videos on time trialing, training, and even bike maintenance. Along with his NTT Pro Cycling team mechanic, Kevin Suarez, the two show… Read More

With the 2020 racing season put on hold, everyone is wondering, “What do we do now?” Bike racers around the globe are stuck as they try to figure out just that. Hurdles to overcome include remaining focused, timing training efforts around an unknown event schedule, and maintaining the connection with… Read More

Rebecca Rusch has had some incredibly challenging days on the bike considering she’s done Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Invitational 350 the past two years, ridden the Blood Road in Vietnam, not to mention winning Leadville 100 and Unbound (Formerly DK200) on numerous occasions. Through her own sporting journey, Rebecca knows the… Read More

Photos by Kenny Withrow Everesting has become all the rage over the past handful of weeks as everyone looks to turn their hard-earned fitness into something quantifiable now that the spring and summer events have all but disappeared. Rebecca Rusch’s Giddy Up Challenge over Memorial Day Weekend is helping inspire… Read More

Earlier this year in January, we took a trip down to Scottsdale, Arizona to ride desert gravel. From the legendary McDowell Preservation trails that seem to wind around forever, to the long and flat canal paths that stretch out across the desert, we were impressed with the variety and quality… Read More

Have a question about gravel? A few months back, ENVE participated in Bikerumor’s AASQ (Ask a Stupid Question) series and we think many of you might be interested in reading the responses to questions about gravel you’ve likely had yourselves. Overwhelmingly, the questions were related to… Read More

The adage ‘time is money’ takes on a whole new meaning for the time-crunched rider on a budget. As dedicated non-professional riders, we spend the majority of our time earning the dollars that feed the habit. As important as our careers and the income they generate are,… Read More

Joey Schusler is steadily becoming synonymous with mountain-bike-packing. His truly epic film endeavors have taken him all over the world to meet great mountain bikers and ride trails that most of us can only dream about.  With the growing segment of gravel, however, and it’s many… Read More

What does a world champion’s indoor trainer workout look like? Two-time ITU world champion and three-time Olympian Helen Jenkins gives us a look at her two favorite workouts, and one not so favorite, yet highly productive interval session. Like most of us right now, Helen’s looking to stay fit even… Read More

Photos by Trainer Road Although this year is off to a turbulent start with the COVID-19 Pandemic and many of our favorite events becoming canceled, it’s no reason to stop riding your bike altogether. Despite this situation, we feel fortunate that our favorite pastime promotes a healthy… Read More

For over five years, ENVE has partnered with the criterium focused Team Clif Bar to help support them in tackling the biggest crits in the country, including the USA Crit Series. The USA Crit Series, which comprises 11 rounds of the most competitive and prestigious criteriums in the US, is… Read More

Photos by Andy Vathis ENVE has expanded their reach in the gravity mountain bike scene thanks to a new partnership with the Kona Gravity Team. This partnership means that team riders Connor Fearon and former World Champion Miranda Miller will compete in the World Cup downhill and Enduro World Series… Read More

We call it Gravel Camp, but when you combine a few industry brands, cycling journalists, top athletes, and promoters from some of the most noteworthy gravel events, it really turns into a gravel party. After the deluge of rain at last year’s event in Calabasas, California, we decided to go… Read More

Tubeless tire setups on mountain bikes, gravel bikes, and even road bikes have helped to improve your ride while at the same time solving some of the flat tire issues that cyclists have faced over the years. For instance, a good tubeless setup can keep you rolling, even… Read More

Team Dimension Data becomes Team NTT for 2020, and ENVE remains as a leading equipment partner for the World Tour program. BMC, which came on as the bicycle partner in 2019, is back once again and offers the riders multiple bike options depending on the race parcours and their riding… Read More

November 23rd, 2019 brought the absurd to Santa Clara, Utah with the Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships. Less about racing, and more about chaos on a bicycle, the SSCXWC travels to a different destination every year to showcase a variety of terrain and whatever shenanigans the host city decides to… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici As the holiday season approaches and the pressure to find the perfect gifts are everywhere, I thought I would share one of my favorite gifts ideas….This recipe is a twist on a recipe my mom makes all the time – spiced nuts. It’s perfect… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Filled with fiber and healthy fats, I love this bar! Not as crunchy as a granola bar but it makes up for it in flavor. Slightly crunchy on the outside but nice and chewy on the inside, almost like a cross between banana bread… Read More

Frame: Sage Titanium Storm King Fork: ENVE Gravel Fork Bars: ENVE Gravel Bars Stem: ENVE Road Stem Seatpost: PNW Coast Dropper Post- 120mm drop/ 40mm suspension Wheels: ENVE G23 with custom decals built to Chris King R45D hubs Drivetrain:… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici For me this seasonal shift plays out in a change from smoothies to overnight oats and eventually, in the winter, warm breakfasts. On a crisp morning these overnight oats are an absolute favorite of mine. Oats are a great breakfast to have before or… Read More

Inspiration comes in many forms, but for a pro triathlete it can often be in the shape of a bike. Heather Jackson’s new custom-painted E-118 Tri+ was designed with just this purpose in mind – to provide inspiration and encouragement exactly when it’s most needed. Made for the Queen K… Read More

ENVE and Race Day Wheels are pleased to announce a partnership that will see the U.S.-made carbon wheels available for rental at all IRONMAN® U.S. Series events, including this month’s Vega IRONMAN World Championship® in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i. This partnership will allow athletes in need of event-specific race wheels the opportunity… Read More

If you’re reading this article, there’s a high probability you already own a pair of wheels featuring a hookless straight sidewall rim design or you are currently shopping for some and trying to figure out what to buy. If you haven’t bought a new wheelset in some time, you’re likely… Read More

I Ride ENVE Club Logs 500,000 Miles, Donating 10 Bikes to Qhubeka During the Tour de France During the span of the Tour de France, our I Ride ENVE Strava Club members logged nearly half a million miles and helped us donate 10 Qhubeka bikes, providing a tool to… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici I am always looking for different combinations when it comes to smoothies. My main goal is to keep it simple and to use ingredients that I always have on hand. Blueberries are a summer staple and when I have extras or they start to turn,… Read More

Photos by Jordan Rosen Frame: Evil Offering Rear Shock: Push Industries 11.6 Coil Fork: Fox 36mm 150mm Kashima with Push ACS3 Coil Conversion Brakes: Magura MT7 Pro 4 Piston 203mm Front, 180mm Rear Drivetrain: SRAM Eagle AXS eTap Wheels: ENVE M730 with Chris… Read More

Photos by Cathy Fegan-Kim For the past eight years, the second weekend of July has become a sort of cyclists’ pilgrimage to Beaver, Utah. Around 650 riders, the maximum number allowed in the race, make their way to the small southern Utah town that sits in the shadows of… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici One of my underlying goals is to coach my clients towards lifestyles that are easy and sustainable for them! I know first hand that if things are not easy, people won’t do them. Shortcuts and seamless meal prep are crucial.  And that is how… Read More

Round 4 of the World Cup downhill is now in the rearview mirror after another exceptional showing by the Commencal/Vallnord team in the Pyreneen resort of Vallnord, Andorra. Vallnord isn’t just one of the team’s main partners, it’s also the location where so much of the team’s early successes were… Read More

It’s Tour de France time and if that’s not enough inspiration for you to get out and ride, here’s more. For every 50,000 miles ridden by our I Ride ENVE Strava club members, we’ll be donating one Qhubeka bike. A Qhubeka bicycle is a tool that helps people in developing… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Standard pancakes are considered comfort food but they are also often loaded with sugar. So I took some of my favorite smoothie ingredients and created this naturally sweetened pancake recipe. It is packed with fiber and complex carbohydrates that will keep you full all… Read More

Frame – Orbea Rallon Fork – Fox Factory 36 Rear Shock – Fox X2 Wheels – ENVE M730 Stem – ENVE M7 Stem Handlebar – ENVE M7 Handlebar Seatpost – Crank Brothers Highline Dropper Post Drivetrain – SRAM Brakes… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici As the weather warms up and I am spending more time outdoors, my time spent in the kitchen is becoming limited. So I am always looking for ways to make quick, nutrient-dense meals/snacks – especially as the miles on my bike or run start… Read More

Frame – Allied Cycles Alfa All-Road Wheels – ENVE 3.4AR Wheelset Hubs – Chris King R45 Hubset Drivetrain – Shimano Ultegra Di2 Hydraulic Disc Handlebar – ENVE Aero Road Bar Stem – ENVE Aero Road Stem Seatpost – ENVE 2-Bolt… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici These Trail Bites were designed to take on the go and they pack well. I partnered with NOW Foods and Jessie Zapo – an avid ultra trail runner to create these bites. Read More

Frame – Custom Painted Alchemy Arktos 29 Wheels – ENVE 29” M730 on Industry Nine Hubs Fork – Fox Factory 36 Drivetrain – Shimano XTR Front Tire – Maxxis Minion Rear Tire – Maxxis Ikon Handlebar – ENVE M7 Mid-Rise… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Macaroons will always remind me of Passover, a time honored Jewish holiday that we celebrate every spring. During the 8 days of Passover we don’t eat any gluten, which includes bread, pasta and any products that have wheat. With limited options, we pretty much cook… Read More

American made frames, American made wheels, and racing American criteriums. It doesn’t get much better than that, and that’s why we’re proudly supporting Team CLIF Bar for 2019. After a heroic 2018 season, featuring a win at the San Rafael Criterium and capturing the overall USA Crits Team Title, they’re… Read More

Photos by Jason Huntsinger Frameset: Cervélo P5X Disc Wheels: ENVE SES 5.6 front/7.8 rear Disc Handlebar: Cervelo P5X basebar, ENVE Aero Extensions Crank: Shimano Dura Ace Di2 9100, 167.5mm, 55/42 ICE Friction Tech coated rings, 4iiii Power Meter Derailleurs: Shimano Dura Ace 9150,… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Matcha bites are the perfect burst of energy that won’t have you crashing after a few hours. Matcha is a slow releasing caffeine that will continue to energize you. Paired with dates and nuts, it’s the perfect combination. I also used tahini (sesame paste). Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici I’ve never really been a fan of protein bars simply because I never had a reason to eat them. Whenever possible, I try to find whole real foods to eat, and I always come prepared. I find so many protein bars to be glorified… Read More

Frame: COMMENCAL SUPREME DH V4.3 Fork: RockShox BoXXer World Cup Debonair Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe RC World Cup Wheels: ENVE M930 Hubs: Chris King ISO hubs Handlebar: ENVE M9 30mm rise Seatpost: ENVE 31.6mm Drivetrain: SRAM XO1 DH Brakes:… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Nutella is a classic flavor loved by all and, when translated into a healthy smoothie, equals perfection! This smoothie is not  too heavy and has a nice balance of protein, thanks to the tofu, and carbohydrates, thanks to the banana. It’s also really… Read More

Frame – BMC Team Machine Wheels – ENVE 3.4 Disc Tubeless Tires – Vittoria Rubino Pro Tubeless Crankset – ROTOR 2InPower Pedals – Shimano Dura-Ace Drivetrain – Shimano Di2 Dura-Ace Hydro Handlebar – ENVE Compact Handlebar  Brakes – Shimano Dura-Ace Hydro… Read More

Kevin’s Bike Check Frame – Custom Horse Frame Fork – ENVE Gravel Fork Wheels – ENVE G27 with White Industries Hubs Tires – WTB Riddler 2.25” Crankset – Polished White Industries M30 Drivetrain – Shimano 105/XT Mix Headset – Polished White… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Topping Recipe: 3 cups oats 1 cup date 1 cup raw mixed nuts or pecans 1/2 cup melted coconut oil dash cinnamon dash nutmeg dash cloves dash sea salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Topping Directions: In a food processor process oats until roughly… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 6 apples, cored 1 1/2 cup oats, divided 1/4 cup date sugar 1/4 cup raisins 2 tablespoons almond butter 2-3 tablespoons water 1/2 cup pecans 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanila extract Directions: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees, core… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici These homemade bars are a play on some of my favorite store-bought ones. I was able to achieve that delicious balance of crunchy and chewy textures…but with nutritious ingredients! The bars have a satisfying but subtle sweetness from maple syrup and a touch… Read More

Ascending 14,000 feet in a single ride is massive by any standard. Doing that all on one climb is something else entirely. Add in double-digit gradients along with a five-mile dirt section and all of a sudden Hawaii’s Mauna Kea becomes one of the hardest climbs on the planet. The… Read More

Frame – FiftyOne Steinès Fork – ENVE GRD Wheels – ENVE G23 Tires – Panaracer Gravel King SK 38mm, tubeless Hubs – Chris King R45D CL Handlebar – ENVE Aero Road Bar, 46cm Stem – ENVE Road Stem, 120mm, with Computer Mount Seatpost… Read More

Rebecca Rusch has achieved some impressive things during her lengthy career as an endurance athlete. Most of us already know about her sporting accomplishments, but beyond that, she’s created what’s become one of the most popular gravel events on the calendar. Rebecca’s Private Idaho is heading into its 6th year… Read More

Frame – Intense Cycles M29 FRO – Large Wheels – ENVE 29” M930 w/ Chris King Hubs (WheelsbyWideOpen) Fork – Fox Rad 49 Rear Shock – Fox DHX2 Coil Drivetrain – Shimano Saint Tires – Maxxis 2.5 Minion DHF Chainring – Absolute… Read More

Words and Photos taken from Outside is Free by Henrik Orre which you can purchase exclusively in the USA at Recipe: 4 slices of flatbread 1 onion ½ tbsp chopped red onion 2 tbsp chopped spring onions 1 clove of garlic ½ red chilli 1 carrot 1 jar crushed tomatoes (about… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici It’s no secret that pro cyclists have been fueling their rides with rice cakes for years. To properly fuel on the bike you need carbohydrates that will be digested quickly and give you that instant energy you need to forge forward for the umpteenth… Read More

In what has become an American antique, the original Route 66 is now dim in comparison to the Interstate systems present day. The route, however, still encompasses and crosses through great parts of America that refuse to be forgotten. In keeping touch with these outskirt cities, scenery, people, and culture… Read More

Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, UK, is a unique place. Its history stretches back to 3,000BC, when Neolithic man built the famous Stonehenge. During the Second World War, half of the Plain’s 300 square miles was taken over by the British military and the live firing exercises continue to rattle the… Read More

Frame – Niner RLT 9 RDO Wheels – ENVE G23 Drivetrain – SRAM Force 1x Hydro Gearing – 42t x 10-42t Crank – SRAM Red with Quarq power meter Tires – Maxxis Rambler EXO 700×38 Saddle – WTB Deva Frame bags –… Read More

Anneke’s Bike Check Frame – Alchemy Arktos 29 Wheels – ENVE 29” M730 on Chris King hubs Fork – Fox Factory 36 Drivetrain – Shimano XTR Front Tire – Maxxis Minion DHF Rear Tire – Maxxis Ikon Handlebar – ENVE M7… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: Yields 15 Truffles ¼ Cup Whole Roasted Coffee Beans 1 Cup Raw Walnuts plus 1 Cup Crushed Walnuts 1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract 2 teaspoons of Cinnamon 2 pinches of Sea Salt 2 Cups of Dates pitted (soaked in hot water for ten… Read More

Frameset – Scappa Purosangue Wheels – ENVE SES 3.4 Tires – Schwalbe Pro One 25mm, tubeless Hubs – Chris King R45 Handlebar – ENVE Compact Road, 42cm Stem – ENVE Road Stem, 130mm, with Computer Mount Seatpost – ENVE Seatpost,… Read More

Some companies have picnics or weekend getaways in order to bring employees together and build team unity within the ranks. For ENVE, racing across the unforgiving gravel roads in the Flint Hills of Kansas during the Unbound Gravel (Formerly DK) is much more our style for building… Read More

McGovern Cycles Frame – Custom McGovern Cross Plus 56cm Wheels – ENVE G23 with Chris King R45 Turquoise Hubs Drivetrain – SRAM Force 1 Hydro Headset – Chris King Turquoise Tires – WTB Resolute 700×42 Handlebar – ENVE Compact Handlebar Stem… Read More

Cody’s Bike Check Frame – Alchemy Arktos 29 Wheels – ENVE 29” M730 on Chris King Hubs Fork – Fox Factory 36 Drivetrain – Shimano XTR Front Tire – Maxxis Minion DHF Rear Tire – Maxxis Minion DHR II Handlebar… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 2 ½ Cups plus 1 Cup Old Fashion Oats ½ Cup of Chia Seeds ¼ Cup of Maca Powder 2 teaspoons of Baking Powder 2 teaspoons of cinnamon 3 Bananas (very ripe if possible, frozen can be used just let thaw) 2 Cups… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 1/2 cup teff 1 cup wheat germ 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup nutritional yeast 2 teaspoons baking powder  1 medium avocado 3 tablespoons tahini 1 tablespoon of white miso optional 3 tablespoons flaxseed mixed with 1/4 warm water set aside… Read More

Location: Italian Dolomites Start point: Fontanazzo Distance: 50 miles Elevation: 8,026ft Est. time: 3.5-4.5 hours One of Ken’s most memorable road rides is the Selle Ronde. Often featured in the Giro di Italia, it’s cradled in the Italian region of South Tirol, right in the middle… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 3 Cups Dates, pitted 1 Cup Unsweetened Dried Cherries 1 Cup Raw Pumpkin Seeds 2/3 Cup Water ½ Cup Chocolate Chips 1/3 Cup Tahini Paste ¼ Cup Flax seed meal  3-4 Tablespoons Plant- based Protein Powder ½ teaspoon Turmeric ½… Read More

Codey’s Bike Check Frame – 2018 Transition Smuggler Wheels – ENVE M730 w/ Industry Nine Torch Hubs Fork – 2018 Fox Performance Elite 34 Headset – Cane Creek 110 Crank: Race Face Turbine Front Tire – Michelin Wild Rock’r 2.35 Rear Tire –… Read More

My favorite ride, to date, is the Laurel Mountain/Pilot Rock loop nestled in the Pisgah National Forest. This trail has tidbits of everything I love about mountain biking; beautiful scenery, a steady climb punctuated with techy sections, and a rowdy, rocky descent. I’m constantly balancing the urge to sightsee with… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 1 cup nut milk or water 1/2 cup old fashion oats 1 1/2 tablespoon chia seeds dash cinnamon dash vanilla extract 1 tablespoon Natural Citizen Energy (if you are having pre-workout) Toppings: berries, coconut, bananas, peaches, apple, pumpkin seeds, raisins, almonds…. Directions:… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 1 Small Beet or 1/2 cup of Beets (raw) 2 Cups of Leafy Greens (kale, spinach, swiss chard, romaine) 1 Cup of water mixed with 1 tablet of Blueberry Pomegranate Nuun 1 inch fresh Ginger peeled (optional) 1 Serving of Plant-Based Protein Powder… Read More

  Choosing wheels can be tricky. Whether you’re deciding which model to invest in or you’re fortunate enough to have two or more pairs of race wheels to select from for an event, it’s always a question of balancing the aerodynamics of deeper wheels against the lighter weight and even… Read More

Jonny’s Bike Check Frame – Mosaic Custom Titanium GT-1 Disc with Custom Paint Wheels – ENVE 4.5AR Fork – ENVE GRD Headset – Chris King Inset Front Tire – Maxxis Speed Terrane 33mm Rear Tire – Maxxis Speed Terrane 33mm Handlebar… Read More

From the dirt roads of Colorado’s Haute Route Rockies, to the unforgiving Flint Hills of the Unbound Gravel (Formerly DK) and gran fondos with gravel sections, events which take riders out of their pavement comfort zone have never been so popular. With this boom, we hear many questions… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 3 cups uncooked old fashioned oats 1-2 teaspoons of cinnamon 1/4 cup raisins 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 1/2 cups  almond milk (or any nut milk) 1/2 cup applesauce 1 organic egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 apple pealed… Read More

Ride by AJ Turner Without a doubt, Ogden’s Indian Trail remains one of my favorite mountain bike rides. It’s easily the toughest and most technical trail within lunch-riding distance from the office, and also provides maximum amounts of silly fun on the descent. From ENVE HQ, it’s an immediate uphill slog that doesn’t… Read More

What’s it like to finally experience a ride on your dream set of ENVE wheels? In the first of a new series, we’re giving a rider the chance to try out their pick of our line, in their own bike and on their preferred terrain. Then, the moment they unclip,… Read More

There is more to aero than the wind tunnel. While unquestionably the best tool for measuring and understanding aerodynamic performance, the ultimate goal is speed on the road not in the tunnel. The road is a ‘dynamic environment’; even without gusts the wind you meet (known as ‘apparent wind’, the… Read More

Riding the iconic ‘Whole Enchilada’ Trail system in Moab, Utah is a feat in of itself – A true test of body, mind, and equipment. Finishing the trail without any mechanical mishaps, or even a single flat tire is an even larger accomplishment. Luke Strobel, aboard his EVIL Wreckoning on… Read More

Words: Jamie Wilkins Photos: Sportograf Images The UCI Gran Fondo World Championship is pitched as the pinnacle of amateur competition and, as we discovered when we raced it back in August, in Albi, France, it does not disappoint. It has a gravitas that goes beyond the sheer scale – 3000… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 2 tablespoons chia seeds mixed with 1/3 cup warm water for 10 minutes 3 bananas 1 cup dates 1/2 cup nut milk 2 1/4 cups oat flour (you can make yourself by grinding oats into flour) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon… Read More

The team car is like a magician’s hat or Mary Poppins’s handbag, you can reach in and pull out just about whatever you need. There’s no magic to it, of course; it’s all down to preparation. At the Tour de France we poked around Team Dimension Data’s cars to see… Read More

The nutritional challenge of Ironman is very much the fourth discipline. It’s very difficult. I’ve got it wrong in the past. If you look back at your good races then generally those are the ones when you’ve got it right and maybe you didn’t really think about it during… Read More

Photo & Video: Matt Stagg Visuals Take a ride high into the alpine with The Nomads Chris and Dylan as they explore Whistler’s new, very popular and absolutely stunning Lord Of The Squirrels trail. The trail is rated blue and is built around the idea of… Read More

If you missed the 2017 Ironman World Championships, here’s what you need to know. Results James Cunnama raced and fought his way to an impressive 5th place result in the fastest world championship race in recent memory finishing in a blistering 8:11:24. Sarah Crowley’s hard work, preparation, and mental toughness… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: Note: you can use whatever nuts and seeds you like in the recipe. Be sure to use the same measurements. Wet ingredients: 5-6 medium size bananas 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup almond butter (any nut butter works) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Dry… Read More

We caught up with long-distance triathlon super-couple James and Jodie Cunnama to talk about their fully tricked-out race bikes. Frame James: I’ve been on Cervélos now for eight years, and the P5x is the biggest upgrade in that time. The best bit is the packing, it’s amazing. I can… Read More

We joined ENVE athlete James Cunnama for a ride and a chat about his stellar season and his build-up to the IRONMAN World Championships. We meet James in the UK, in the ancient Roman city of Bath, where he’s staying ahead of IRONMAN 70.3 Weymouth. It’s more of a test… Read More

You’re in the zone, finding flow, tuned out but completely tuned in to your ride… Then bam, rim and rock collide, slicing through rubber enroute to their union, leaving both you and your tire deflated on the side of the trail. This notorious type of flat tire is known… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 1 1/2 cup dates 1 1/2 cup dried apricots 1 cup almonds 1 cup pistachios 1 tablespoon of fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon of orange zest Combine everything in a food processor until well combined and a sticky dough forms. Line a pyrex… Read More

Ask any sportsperson what it takes to win a championship and they’ll tell you things like dedication, endless training and great sacrifices. They might detail the meticulous preparation of their equipment and seemingly disproportionate investments in upgrades to save a watt or two. At ENVE we know many such athletes… Read More

“I’m not fussy about my bike really, simple guy,” says Steve Cummings when we chat to him at the Tour de France. Yet his bike begs to differ. Perhaps it’s because the mechanics at Team Dimension Data do such a good job of keeping his bikes exactly how he likes… Read More

Written by Jodie Cunnama Racing as global professional athletes inevitably means traveling with bikes and a lot of gear, usually on a flight or two, and we have to be very self-sufficient. Sponsors in triathlon only tend to have budgets for attending the World Championships so James and I… Read More

At the Tour de France, we had the pleasure to sit down with Doug Ryder, team principle of Dimension Data, for a long chat about the team’s season and its future goals. Now, with the team’s announcement of the signing of Louis Meintjes, we can finally reveal the squad’s hugely… Read More

The annual Eurobike show is a big deal, this year welcoming over 42k industry visitors, 22k public and precisely 1,654 press, all from a total of 101 countries. The exhibition area is vast and includes cycling in all its forms, with lots of wacky stuff alongside the latest road, mountain… Read More

Utah offers a wide spectrum of landscapes and geography. Because of this diversity, it’s host to many landmarks – through historic moments and modern art. The ride to Northern Utah provides a glimpse into all of these parts of Utah. Gravel roads, mountain-ridges, The Great Salt Lake, Golden… Read More

The latest ENVE brake track has a texture molded into the surface, providing exceptional power and control in both dry and wet conditions. It isn’t especially sensitive to pad positioning but it pays to get your brakes set up perfectly. To that end, we asked pro mechanic Rob Van Der… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 5 1/2 cup water 2 1/2 cup sushi rice or arborio rice pinch of salt 1 1/2 cup toasted coconut 1 cup chopped dried mango 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup melted coconut oil Place water in a medium/large pot over high heat bring… Read More

Words by Matt Bottrill I’ve been an ENVE test pilot since the collaboration of Simon Smart and ENVE started working together. What I love about the brand is how they’re always trying to advanced the product not just through aerodynamics but also how the wheel handles and feels. I’ve… Read More

If you ever get the chance to look closely at a professional cyclist’s bike before a race, one thing is likely to leave a particularly strong impression. It won’t be the typically long stem or aggressive position, nor even the plethora of trick components. What always impresses us is that… Read More

“It’s really cool, I love it,” says Mark Cavendish, in just six words making months of work worthwhile many times over. Elevating both performance and aesthetics in equal measure, Cav’s bike is the result of an exciting collaboration between Team Dimension Data’s technical partners and Silverstone Paint Technology in the… Read More

Words by Neil Shirley Just over three hours from ENVE headquarters in Ogden, Utah, the town of Beaver lies in the shadows of the Tushar Mountains. If you were passing by on the Interstate you would hardly give it a second thought unless you needed a quick bite to eat… Read More

By Neil Shirley After 206 miles and over 12 hours in the saddle, I was finally standing on the other side of the Unbound Gravel (Formerly DK200) finish line; the side that meant I was done, it was over. Trust me when I say the desire to get across that… Read More

Photos: Chiara Redaschi Intense. That’s the only word for the Red Hook Crits. Races are held on tight city circuits, riding track bikes with fixed gears and no brakes, and it’s flat out all the way. Even if you have the legs there’s little room to pass and crashes are… Read More

Written by Neil Shirley Riding 200 miles in a single day, on a bicycle, is a very, very long way. Milan-San Remo and Liege-Bastogne-Liege, two of the highest-level professional races in the world, are only 185 and 160 miles, respectively. So what would motivate someone to ride 200 miles….actually, even… Read More

Photos: Jered and Ashley Gruber For a few weeks in spring, the professional peloton’s campaigns are fought on ancient European roads steeped in tradition. The elements, terrain, and competition often make these events the most feared for the participants and the most exciting for the fans. The passion for these one-day races, winner take all, is unrivaled… Read More

We have a winner! Congratulations to Emmanuel Foret for winning a builder bike of their dreams! Emmanuel, enjoy your soon to be custom frame and complete ENVE build on the bike builder of your choice. Thanks to everyone who entered and stay tuned to our social media platforms for the latest from… Read More

This weekend will mark the launch of the much anticipated 2017 UCI World Cup Downhill season and the beginning of ENVE’s 7th season as the official wheel and component supplier for the Santa Cruz Syndicate team. Over that past 7 years the partnership between Santa Cruz Bicycles and ENVE as… Read More

Photos: Augustus Farmer Nestled in the northern part of Catalunya, Griona has long been home base for an ever growing number of pro cyclists. Even a couple World Pro Tour teams have setup their service courses here. The milder climate and plentiful sunshine make for the ideal training conditions during the cold… Read More

Words: Dr. Veit Hammer Photos: Jens Herrndorff & Dr. Veit Hammer The Ore Mountains stretch into Germany and the Czech Republic with the border between the two running just north of the main crest of the mountain range. This area has a long and diverse history. Even though it offers a wide variety of… Read More

We have a winner! Congratulations to Charlotte Backus for winning a set of SES 7.8 wheels! Charlotte Backus, enjoy your wheels and picking off those QOM’s. Thanks to everyone who entered and stay tuned to our social media platforms for the latest from ENVE and the chance to enter… Read More

Photos: Jeff Curtes Crisp autumn air, the smell of embrocation on the start line, and anaerobic bike racing across muddy fields can only mean one thing: cyclocross season. Like many cyclists, we at ENVE have a deep passion for the discipline and spend much of the year looking forward… Read More

We have a winner! Congratulations to Matthew Jones for winning the Steve Peat Custom Hightower. Matthew will collaborate with Steve Peat and Fatcreations to design a one of a kind Santa Cruz Hightower. Thanks to everyone who entered and stay tuned for the final bike design on our social media platforms and the… Read More

What does a typical training day look like? Long! 2.5-3.5 hrs biking, 40 minutes to 1.2 hours running, 1.5 hours swimming, then add in stretching and core/weight work – hard work pays of in our sport! What’s your pre-race meal? I try to keep it really simple and fairly light… Read More

The 2016 edition of the Ironman World Championships is in the books and Kona never disappoints at being one of the most stunning backdrops in sport. ENVE would like to congratulate all of the athletes that traveled to the big island this year to compete. We hope to see you all… Read More

An entire season’s worth of training comes down to this one day; the 2016 Ironman World Championships is in Kona on October 8th. ENVE is present on the Big Island as the Official Wheel Sponsor and to cheer on the sport’s best. Look below to see if we snapped a… Read More

Words: Remi McManus Photos: Joel Sunderland and Justin Balog That was how the terrain of the Lost Coast was described to us by a friendly, elderly woman on the plane as we flew into the small but accessible airport in Eureka, CA. Rugged has since come to describe, and define,… Read More

Photos: Jeff Curtes While Cyclocross racing is finally in full swing in the Northern hemisphere, Australian Cyclocross starts and ends a little sooner than the typical CX season. ENVE sponsored MAAP/Speedvagen team had a terrific season with Garry Millburn finishing second at the Elite National Championships. ENVE would like… Read More

Words: Logan Whitehead Photos: Steve Lloyd Ask anyone what ‘adventure’ means to them, and you’ll soon realize that the word can take on seemingly infinite amount of different meanings. I’ve had countless moments in my life that I would define as adventurous – each one unique, perhaps impossible… Read More

The Tour de France is like no other event in the world. From the millions of fans that endure all weather conditions to catch a brief glimpse of their favorite riders to the massive caravan that travels the race route daily, the Tour has a distinct flair of its own… Read More

The opening ceremonies are just around the corner and we are excited to announce a long list of athletes riding ENVE during the games! We have broken each category down with a rider list along side the date and time to catch each event. Stay tuned in for the next month to see… Read More

Images: Jered Gruber and Ashley Gruber Hoping to improve upon a successful debut at the 2015 Tour de France, no one could have imagined the accomplishments that Team Dimension Data would garner at the 2016 Tour. The opening day saw Mark Cavendish not only win the stage but also wear… Read More

Chasing adventure might take you places you might not normally seek out. Places that in the end surprise and maybe if you are fortunate, even astonish you. The Rapha Bohemia is one of those adventures and as soon as it was announced, I knew we had to go. Starting in… Read More

Team Dimension Data is off to an excellent start at the Tour de France with 2 stages wins in the opening week, are in current possession of the green points jersey and even have had the coveted yellow jersey. Our lucky Tour de France contest winners, Josef and Maria Frick will… Read More

The road to the cross-country mountain bike Olympic event this August goes through the rooty and rock garden riddled woods of the World Championships in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic. This modern XC course featured sharp punchy climbs and technical descents, a favorite among the world’s best riders since it not… Read More

A mid-summer’s day in my life is pretty standard really: bikes, bikes, and more bikes. Mine come in all shapes and sizes, and being located in Whistler, it is the perfect spot for me to ride them all. I usually start my day off at about 5-5:30am with some breakfast and head to the gym to workout and swim… Read More

Now in its 11th edition, the Amgen Tour of California is the premier stage race in the United States. Taking a South to North route this year, the 8-Stage, 800 mile ToC attracts the worlds best road racers, many who are still on good form from the Spring Classics as well as those looking… Read More

Words: Dylan Stucki Photos: Dylan Stucki | Ben Kraushaar | Grady James| Sam Simmons You know its spring in the desert when all the license plates turn green. The ultimate escape from a long, cold, and dark winter, it’s no wonder the red rocks are complimented by the blooming… Read More

The SES Disc wheel family represents the combination of the latest SES aero technologies and ENVE mountain wheel technologies to create the fastest, most stable and durable, disc brake specific aero road wheels in the industry. SES Disc brake wheels are: Developed to deliver real-world speed and stability Optimized for… Read More

Images: Ian Matteson, Jered Gruber, Ashley Gruber Each spring, cycling fans around the world anxiously await the arrival of the Spring Classics. While there are many races that comprise the classics season, two standout for their rugged cobbled sectors, and are deemed “monuments”, those are the Ronde Van Vlaanderen (Tour of… Read More

Images: Jeff Curtes Words: Ken Bloomer Barcelona and Berlin are two of the most iconic European cities that also happen to be epicenters for a new wave of European frame building. Both host a young-hip counter culture that is redefining Europe. What also makes these two thriving metropolitan areas so unique… Read More

The Sea Otter Classic is always a great event for ENVE and the 2016 edition is just as memorable as years past. It’s a great time catch up with old friends, chat with customers, send out demo wheels, and see what’s new in the bike industry. Of course there is… Read More

If you’re an avid mountain biker, you’re familiar with the value added benefits of tubeless rim and tire technology. However, did you know that road tubeless tire technology has been around for nearly a decade? In fact, road tubeless technology was first introduced to the aftermarket in 2006 when Shimano… Read More

What happens when four like-minded adventurers head into one of the world’s wildest mountain ranges with nothing but their mountain bikes and enough food to survive for 10 days? The answer? What doesn’t happen? Terrifying lightning storms. Raging-river crossings. Snow-covered glacial pass traverses. Mind-melting descents. Constant fights with vicious… Read More

Words: Aaron Crowder Images: Carlos Diaz and Ali Goulet The culture is raw and pure. The locals are humble and loyal. The terrain is everything a modern trail bike is engineered for. In Cusco life is still happening in a very simplistic and raw form. The appreciation for the land here… Read More

Words: Logan Whitehead Photo and Video: Steven Lloyd Each fall, I feel a sense of urgency. It is my favorite time of the year to ride my bike – the colors, the smells, the crispness in the air – they flood my mind with some of my most… Read More

The 2016 North American Handmade Bicycle Show returned to Sacarmento this year and our growing number of builder partners had beautiful and functional works of art in their booths. The new Gravel Fork (GRD) was displayed on several bikes and paired well with the growing segment of adventure bikes… Read More

It’s that time of year to reflect and look back at 2015. We have compiled a list of some of our favorite small builder bikes of the year. These builders have poured their heart and soul, as well as a ton of time, into these functional works of art. The… Read More

At ENVE we are driven to innovate products that deliver more confidence, speed, strength and reliability to your ride experience. Here’s an innovation report from 2015: Carbon ROad HUB The ENVE Road Hub is the pinnacle of hub technology; it is lightweight, durable and provides another piece of… Read More

The IRONMAN World Championships in Kona, Hawaii is the most iconic event in the sport of triathlon.  It is where the best triathletes from around the world congregate to test themselves against the relentless winds, and heat on the Big Island’s Queen K and Alii Drive. For ENVE it’s the… Read More

The Changing Landscape of Mountain Bike Wheel and Axle Standards Been shopping for a new bike or wheels lately? If so, you may have been left feeling like you need a degree in wheel and axle terminology. Let’s take a look at these emerging standards in the mountain bike world… Read More

  Normally you wouldn’t say that living 6 hours away from Las Vegas is a good thing, but this was exactly what made the Ogden Cyclocross event p/b TRP a success.  On the coat tails of the 2015 Interbike Tradeshow and World Cup Cyclocross event we played host to some… Read More

After a week of rain in the Pyrenees, the track at Vallnord, Andorra was relatively dry, fast, and as technical as ever. Both Greg and Josh laid down super-fast runs, but it all finally came together for Loic Bruni, and he came down just over two seconds faster, which netted… Read More

With the whole “wide wheel” craze seemingly erupting all around us in the media and the popular forums, we asked our engineers, from a scientific perspective: Is wider always better? Let’s knock out a couple of myths about wide wheels. Myth #1 – Running a wider rim increases effective tread. Read More

The Tour of Utah was a special event for ENVE this year. Fresh off a very successful Tour de France Team MTN-Qhubeka’s Vuelta squad made their first trip to our home state of Utah to tour ENVE and see how their wheels are made and meet the people who make… Read More

After last weekend’s win in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Josh Bryceland and Greg Minnaar were looking to turn back to back World Cup weekends into a North American double for the Syndicate. Both looked strong in qualifying with Greg finishing 4th, and Josh 6th. In the finals, Josh’s front wheel got a little… Read More

The 2015 Tour de France was special for ENVE as it marked the first time that our wheels have been used in competition at a grand tour. MTN-Qhubeka has reported to us on several occasions throughout the season that riders and mechanics from other teams frequently comment about the good… Read More

Words: Lani Bruntz Photos:Josh Lawton | Jordan Carr Have you ever wondered what went into developing your favorite trail? Who built it? What type of land is it on?  Where did the funding or man-hours come from? Growing up in mountainous, trail-centric, Vail, Colorado and fortunate enough to be able to choose where… Read More

Words: Dylan Stucki Photos: Dylan Stucki | Ben Kraushaar Going in search of the things in life worth enduring, two good friends and I departed on the Colorado Trail. With no real expectations, and a vague outline of what we assumed would be possible, we set out on the trail with… Read More

A healthy Rat is a fast Rat! The World Cup’s 25th visit to Mont-Sainte-Anne also marked a return to form for Josh Bryceland. After an encounter with a tree in Ft. William, and a finger dislocation at Lenzerheide, Ratboy made it through practice and qualifiers in one piece, and headed… Read More

Greg Minnaar cemented himself amongst the legends of World Cup Downhill in Lenzerheide, Switzerland at round 4 of the 2015 UCI MTB Downhill World Cup. Minnaar tied teammate and DH legend, Steve Peat, with 17 World Cup wins in Fort William Scotland last month. Minnaar upped the ante to 18 storming the… Read More

The 3rd Annual Wasatch Crest Shuttle as part of Lifeboat Event’s Press Camp is in the books and as usual did not disappoint. Last year we were met with cool conditions, snow, mud, and low hanging branches. This year was quite the opposite with 90 degree temperatures and dusty trail… Read More

Round 3 of the UCI Downhill World Cup was exciting as it gets. Take a look at Episode 3 of ‘The Syndicate” for a behind the scenes look at Leogang, Austria a.k.a. ‘Mountain Germany.’ Photos: Sven Martin | Duncan Philpott Greg Minnaar was 5th on the day with an… Read More

Greg Minnaar took the top step in Fort William, Scotland this past weekend at the second round of the UCI Downhill World Cup. This marks Greg’s 5th win at Fort William, making him the winningest rider in the history of the Fort William World Cup. Also tying his teammate and… Read More

The Smart ENVE System 4.5 (SES 4.5) ushers in the next generation of in-frame aero wheel development. Featuring a new shape and refined structure, the SES 4.5 reduces the trade-offs between drag reduction and stability, stiffness and weight, comfort and durability more than any other ENVE wheelset to… Read More

Kicking off the 3-day weekend with some bike porn from a collection of truly talented builders. For more images and details checkout the ENVE Builders. Read More

It has often been said, the best way to see a country is to ride a bike through it. So when the invitation came from Rapha to take part in their Oslo Prestige event, we rsvp’ed straight away. It was an excellent opportunity to get an up-close, personal look at… Read More

ENVE Carbon FIBER CYCLING WHEELS Require Special Care and Maintenance At ENVE, we believe carbon fiber is most often the best material to achieve the performance we are seeking from our cycling wheels and components. We choose to build products out of carbon fiber due to its high strength, low… Read More

Several years ago, Ironman designated the Saint George 70.3 as the US Pro Championship event in the series.  Since that time, the best professional athletes and age groupers in the sport have made their way to sunny Saint George, Utah with goals of titles and blowing out the cobwebs of… Read More

When Pinkbike released their Trail / All-Mountain Bike-of-the-Year Nominees, we were humbled to find ENVE wheels spec’d on four-out-of-five of the nominated bikes.  Not coincidentally, these are some of the same bikes rolling around the ENVE office and knocking at the top… Read More

In designing ENVE carbon fiber wheels, our engineers set out to produce the fastest wheels on the planet. “FAST” lives at the intersection of stiffness, lightness and durability. All of these factors contribute to the characteristics of the way a wheel rides. Each piece of the puzzle must be carefully… Read More

By Allen Lim, P.hD and Founder of Skratch Labs At Skratch Labs, we believe in taking complex things and making them simple, rather than taking simple things and making them complex. So instead of relying on pre-packaged products with a lot of pseudo-science claims, we encourage… Read More

The 2015 North American Handbuilt Bicycle Show (NAHBS) did not disappoint as our partner builders displayed some of the most beautiful pieces of art in the show.  Enjoy the photos and let it inspire your next custom bike build.  For more information on the custom bikes highlighted here, visit our… Read More

This was our 7th consecutive year attending the famous Sea Otter Classic and it was great to see how far we’ve come since our first few years at the event.  It is clear that all our efforts to create high-end performance products are paying off as the best customers in… Read More

Words: Dylan Stucki Photos: Dylan Stucki | Sarah Sturm | Dave Trumpore | Paris Gore I’ve always been drawn to racing. Fueling my competitive nature and acting as a catalyst for many unforgettable adventures, racing has been very much a lifestyle as it is a hobby. When the opportunity arose to be… Read More

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