404 NSW vs ENVE 4.5 SES vs BORA 50s?

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Noctiluxx
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by Noctiluxx

calleking wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:55 pm
You mean that the flexyness would be solved with Chris King hubs?
Chris King hubs are really robust, sound amazing, but heavy, and engage slower compared to the Enve/ DT Swiss 180 hubs.
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spdntrxi
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by spdntrxi

I would choose White Ind... b4 CK personally.

I have extralite Cyberhubs straight pull on my 4.5 and enve carbon on my 7.8 and 2.2. The enve hubs do flex a little but its not been an issue. My 2.2 tubs have extralite cyber again by Jpull.

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by TobinHatesYou

I have ENVE SES 5.6 Discs. I have had to return one for porosity near the edge of the rim, I also had a front rim wrinkle slightly after a crash. ENVE support has been quite pleasant to deal with and they have that 5-year warranty.

My Zipp 202 NSW Discs have been great. The rim just feels less susceptible to wear/tear from mileage. I agree that the Cognition freehub sounds pretty awful when spinning it up in a stand, but under weight and during a ride it is actually quite quiet.

Then ENVE SES 4.5 rim-brake clinchers are probably going to be updated this summer. Eurobike is just around the corner after having been bumped up to July.

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by sawyer

Go Bora

If you're on Shimano/SRAM have a look at the Fulcrum 55s
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