ENVE Rides – Ken

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 of the Dolomites. As you might expect, it’s incredibly […]

Business by Bike

A windowless conference center is the enemy of creativity, a firewall to innovation. Events conceived to get industry colleagues talking only undermine themselves with such stale environments. You can’t factory farm business relationships. The crux is this – if you’re not happy to be there, you won’t network as effectively. And no one is happy […]

Riding Fuel- Tart Cherry Tahini Protein Bars

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 teaspoon Ginger Dash of Salt Directions In a food […]

NAHBS 2018 – Photo Epic

Hartford, Connecticut, proved itself as an amazing host for NAHBS 2018. Folks from all over New England showed their hand-made bicycle appreciation and flooded the exhibition hall. As always, our favorite aspect of the show is the sheer passion. The bikes are a display of each individual builders’ creative expression, pure dream build, or technological […]

Builder Profile: Firefly Bicycles

In the second of our new series profiling the talented builders with whom ENVE works, we meet Firefly Bicycles, from Boston, USA, a vastly experienced quartet of a titanium persuasion. Custom frame builders are a passionate bunch, as they’ll all tell you, and it’s hard to imagine doing such a job without that unblinking enthusiasm. […]

What We’re Riding – Codey’s Transition

Codey’s Bike Check Frame – 2018 Transition SmugglerWheels – ENVE M730 w/ Industry Nine Torch HubsFork – 2018 Fox Performance Elite 34Headset – Cane Creek 110Crank: Race Face TurbineFront Tire – Michelin Wild Rock’r 2.35Rear Tire – Michelin Wild Racer 2.35Handlebar – ENVE DHSeatpost – Fox Transfer Performance DropperGroupset – XO1 EagleBrakes – SRAM Guide RSCGrips […]

ENVE Rides – Alison

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 keeping my bike on the […]

Riding Fuel – Pre-Workout Energizing Overnight Oats

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: In a mason jar, container or bowl […]

Builder Profile: FiftyOne Bikes

In the first of a new series taking an in-depth look at the incredibly talented and diverse builders with whom ENVE works, we meet FiftyOne Bikes, from Dublin, Ireland, to learn about old influences, chance meetings, and an ingenious paint scheme creation method. FiftyOne understands something known by few other builders – in most cases, […]

Riding Fuel – Anti-Inflammatory Beet Recovery Smoothie

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 1/2 Cup of Frozen or Fresh […]