2014 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Best In Class

Photo: John David Becker


Enve SES 8.9 Tubular
$3,100, Enve.com
The draw: Fast and responsive

A proven wind tunnel standout that is light enough for even the hilliest triathlon courses, the Enve SES 8.9 tubular is one of the fastest wheelsets available. The rims employ a wide U-shaped profile to help create excellent aerodynamic performance across a range of wind conditions, while creating the feeling of confidence in strong side winds. Available with a variety of durable hubs, the Enve SES 8.9 is a fast and versatile wheelset for riders of average weight looking for extra speed without sacrificing ride quality.