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A climbing wheel with an aero advantage

SES 3.4 Disc

Carbon Fiber Wheelset

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A climbing wheel with an aero advantage, designed to be ridden in the mountains and optimized for use with modern disc brake road bikes.

SES 3.4 Disc

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A climbing wheel with an aero advantage, designed to be ridden in the mountains and optimized for use with modern disc brake road bikes.

Road cyclists who require maximum versatility for riding in mountainous terrain and variable weather conditions.

Since the introduction of the original SES 3.4 Disc we’’ve implemented new design concepts across the SES lineup that result in a faster wheel and improved ride experience. The SES 3.4 Disc features road tubeless compatibility, 25mm tire optimization, disc brake specific design, and optimized SES aero rim shaping to ensure maximum efficiencies for a shallow aero wheel and disc brakes. Equally at home in the mountains as in the valleys, the SES 3.4 Disc is the most versatile Smart ENVE System aero wheel.

Since its introduction in 2009, the Smart ENVE System 3.4 Disc has established itself as ENVE’s most versatile and consequently most popular carbon fiber aero road wheelset amongst road cyclists of all abilities. The SES 3.4 Disc is wider than its predecessor (29mm wide external, 21mm internal) to improve rolling resistance and improve aerodynamics for use with 25mm tires. In addition to added width, the versatile and reliable nature of the SES 3.4 Disc has been augmented by incorporating road tubeless tire compatibility. Road tubeless compatibility means improved rolling resistance, comfort, traction, and a reduced propensity for flat tires. Like all SES Disc wheel models, the SES 3.4 Disc features dissimilar rim shapes and geometries between front and back wheels to maximize aerodynamic efficiency and rideability in variable weather conditions. The front rim is 38mm deep and shallower than the rear rim to aid in cross wind stability while rear rim is 42mm deep and therefore improves overall airflow attachment. The SES 3.4 Disc features a disc brake specific carbon fiber rim design. In other words, this is not simply a rim brake model with no brake track. Each SES Disc rim features a disc brake specific laminate to ensure optimal performance on disc brake equipped road, cyclocross, and triathlon bicycles. As a result of disc brake specific engineering the SES 3.4 Disc is substantially lighter than its rim brake counterpart but equally as stiff and impact resistant. This is accomplished because we are able to deploy the carbon fiber that previously served the requirements for heat management to now serve the requirements for stiffness and durability. On the road the SES 3.4 Disc accelerates quickly thanks to reduced rim weight and inspires confidence in mountainous terrain and variable weather conditions.

Product Specs

Rim Specs Front Rear
Depth 38mm 42m
Internal Width 21mm 21mm
External Width 27.5mm 27.5mm
Hole Count 24 24
Effective Rim Diameter 580mm 573mm
Aero Optimized Tire Size 25c 25c
Clincher Front Rear Wheelset
Rim Weight 390g 397g 787g
DT 240 664g 756g 1421g

Technology

3.4 Rim Shape Explained

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Disc-specific construction

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Road Tubeless Compatible

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SES 3.4 Disc

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Rim Size

Rim Volume - Each M Series rim is optimized for specific tire volumes. Your preferred tire size should guide your decision between standard and high volume M Series wheels

  • M60 – 2.1 – 2.25" Tire Width
  • M60 HV – 2.3 – 2.4" Tire Width
  • M70 – 2.3-2.4" Tire Width
  • M70 HV – 2.4 – 2.5" Tire Width

29 Inch Wheels

  • Best speed holding
  • Best traction
  • Smoothest rolling over rough terrain and obstacles
  • Good lateral stiffness
  • Slowest accelerating
  • Best for hard tails and short travel suspension bikes

27.5 Inch Wheels

  • Best features of 29 inch and 26 inch wheels
  • Smoother than 26 inch over rough terrain and obstacles
  • Quicker acceleration than 29 inch wheels
  • Better traction than 26 inch wheels
  • Agility and handling on par with that of a 26 inch wheel
  • Best for medium to long travel suspension bikes

Rim Style

Spoke Count

28 Hole

  • Slightly lighter wheel build
  • Best for lighter riders
  • No difference in durability

32 Hole

  • Slightly heavier wheel build
  • Increased stiffness
  • Best for heavier or more aggressive riders

Freehub

Shimano/SRAM 10
All Shimano 10/11 speed and SRAM 10 speed component groups
XD
All SRAM 1x11

Hub Model

DT 180 CL
DT Swiss' lightest hub with centerlock brake rotor style
DT 240 6B
DT Swiss' most popular hub with 6 bolt brake rotor style
DT 240 CL
DT Swiss' most popular hub with centerlock brake rotor style
DT 350 6B
DT Swiss' most affordable hub with 6 bolt brake rotor style
DT 350 CL
DT Swiss' most affordable hub with centerlock brake rotor style
Chris King 6B
Chris King hub with 6 bolt brake rotor style

Note: DT 180 only comes standard with a center lock brake style. Chris King only comes standard with a 6 bolt style. We can convert both of these to accommodate any build. Just call us.

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SES 3.4 Disc

Carbon Fiber Wheelset

$250.00
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Demo this Wheelset

Ride them and you'll know
Step 1
ENVE Customer Service will contact you to give a brief wheel specification consultation.
Step 2
ENVE will deliver your demo wheelset within 3 business days.
Step 3
Upon receipt you will have 14 days to demo your wheelset.
Step 4
Upon completion of 14 day demo period, repackage and return wheelset to ENVE using provided return shipping label.
Step 5
Purchase within 60 days and demo fee will be credited back to you.

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Demo Cost
$250.00
  • Includes shipping to and from ENVE
  • Wheelset delivered complete & ready to ride
    (Includes: Installed Tires, Rotors, Cassete & Emergency Repair Kit)

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