By Toby Hill
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Enve has launched a new M Series carbon wheelset and Fat Fork designed for fat bikes.
The M685 is the latest addition to Enve M Series and features an 85-millimeter internal rim width in both 26- and 27.5-inch diameters.
The Fat Fork is molded in one piece from steerer to dropouts, has clearance for 5-inch-wide tires, and uses a reversible dropout chip that adjusts the rake of the fork to optimize handling with either a 26- or 27.5-inch wheel.
The M685 rim weighs 600 grams and is the widest option in the M6 Series of wheels. The wheels features Enve’s patented Wide Hookless Bead anti pinch-flat technology.
“We developed the new M685 rim and Fat Fork to deliver a better ride experience for performance-oriented fat bike riders,” said Jake Pantone, Enve’s vice president of product and consumer experience. “In the discovery phase of this project, we identified the need to keep the rim weight as low as possible without compromising terrain applications, and for a shape that helps shed snow and mud. When we rode the lightest weight rims on the market, their shallow and flat surfaces …read more