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Enve wheel testing

Enve's in-house testing to failure of their product against other products.


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 But it cracked? I swear I saw a crack...
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 testing to failure....
  • + 22
 id rather have a dent than a crack...
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 its a huge crack aswell
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 mtx 33 rim cost around 50$... just saying
  • + 9
 You can have 8 dents in a rim and still run it... one crack and ur enve is done
  • + 6
 What a crazy video for Enve to post up.
It appears to show that the Enve rim cracked at a force that dented/flat spotted a competitor where you could but 50 rims for the price of the Enve rim.
I am a fan of carbon and testing, but this just appears to be a silly video for Enve to put on Pinkbike.

I guess they tested with the weight dropped from 10 at the fracture point, then rotated the wheel and tested at 16 at the point shown.

Poor video.
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 this is NOT the video ENVE should show, if they want to promote their product. its basic science. If you want a control for your experiment, it should have the same parameters, except for the variable which you want to test for. in other words, if you want to test this "top of the line" carbon wheel and claim it may be better than an aluminum counterpart, you should choose the top of the line aluminum wheel for comparison. on top of that, the ENVE wheel cracked following testing, where as the 50 dollar mtx rim had a "not so bad" dent.
  • + 5
 fail! it cracked! deff not worth $3000
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 I would love to see a super slow-mo of that hit... and whatayaknow... that Kenda didnt even pinch flat. Silly Racer bois...
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 I have the same MTX rim that they tested... It has many dents...
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 This test is inconclusive as when will I ever take my wheels off and try to crush them with my Dads multi gym ? duhhhh!
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 **May not reflect real life testing**
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 i cant beleive it cracked... this video ruined my dreams
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 that is really cool! slow mo?
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 I wish there was some context provided in the video description.
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 enve, doing it right.
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 braking it right, advertising wrong
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 30 kg @1m ?
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 I prefer crack by the way.

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