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Enve 3.4 or Roval CLX32?

Old 03-03-17, 05:44 PM
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Enve 3.4 or Roval CLX32?

Been pondering for few days and trying to get as much info but I am still wondering. Here is quick background...
This will be going on already sub 15lbs bike... Ridley helium SL which has Reynold Assault/Strike set. I do have another bike that will probably inherit the Reynolds (or stick to cheaper 50mm carbon it has)... which I use mostly for commuting/not so great day ride (it is titanium bike), etc.
I am purposing the helium SL more as fast paced club rides, event rides with some climbs and descent at this point.
While Assault/Strike combo works still good for climbing (considering aero wheel it is), they are less than ideal when descending when there are gust of wind @ speed. Hence my looking into the new Enve 3.4 or Roval CLX32.
Requirement would be good brakes, good stability with wind, somewhat aero, and ligthness. While Roval fits all the bills and about $400 cheaper for me... one thing I am not sure is the somewhat aero part. As for enve, it would be extra $400 and extra 130g (seems to be mostly on rim since both will be DT Swiss 240 internal).
Anyone have experience with these newer wheelset especially on point about how they feel spinning up, brake, and any insight?
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Get ENVE, cause Roval is lame Specialized.
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We're all thinking it, but he actually came out and said it, haha
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Stick with the Roval and save $400, this is also what Specialized has on their S-Works Roubaix.
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