Uncompromising Aerodynamics


SES 4.5 AR Disc

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The SES 4.5 AR Disc is an uncompromising aero wheel designed specifically for disc brake equipped bikes and large volume 28 to 30mm TUBELESS road tires.

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SES 4.5 AR Disc

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Who it's for
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Tire Compatibility

The SES 4.5 AR Disc is an uncompromising aero wheel designed specifically for disc brake equipped bikes and large volume 28 to 30mm road tires.

Cyclists looking for more speed, comfort, and traction on all road surfaces will find the SES 4.5 AR Disc a game-changer.

The introduction of road frames with disc brakes and increased tire clearance has allowed us to take an unconventional approach to wheel design. The result is a wheel that brings new levels of confidence and performance to the road cycling experience.

-Tubeless Kit (Clincher only)
-Skewers 100/135mm (QR only)
-Accessory Bag
-Wheel Manual
-Wheelbuild Card

Rebellious, unconventional, and pioneering are words that describe the one of its kind SES 4.5 AR Disc. Conceptualized for the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix through our partnership with Team Dimension Data, the SES 4.5 AR Disc was developed to deliver top shelf aero performance, stability, and comfort for virtually any road surface. The SES 4.5 AR Disc is available as a tubeless clincher and tubular model rim. The SES 4.5 AR Disc borrows from ENVE M Series carbon mountain wheel tubeless technology and features hookless beads. Hookless beads improve aerodynamic performance by aiding airflow from tire to rim as well as allow for the best tubeless tire performance possible. Like all Smart ENVE System aero wheels, the front and rear rims are specifically designed for the airflow seen at the front and back of the bike. As such, the front rim is more shallow and wider to maximize stability and the rear is deeper and narrower to aid in drag reduction. In addition to dissimilar geometries, the SES 4.5 AR Disc features a disc brake specific construction that saves weight, improves strength, and creates an unprecedented ride quality.

We have designed this wheel to be used with a minimum of 28c tires rated for tubeless use whether you are using tubes or sealant. Below is a list of approved 28c tires that will result in the best aerodynamics and safety when paired with the 4.5 AR.

Approved/Recommended Tires
Schwalbe Pro one
Hutchinson Sector
Hutchinson Fusion 5
Hutchinson Intensive 2
IRC Formula Pro (RBCC, Light, X-Guard)
Maxxis Padrone
Mavic Yksion Pro UST
Teravail Rampart
Bontrager AW2

Incompatible/Not Recommended Tires
Specialized Tubeless Road Tires
Any Tube-Type/Non-Tubeless Tires

Product Specs

Clincher Specs Front Rear Wheelset
Rim Weight 440g 450g 890g
DT 240 700g 806g 1506g
King R45 CL 708g 836g 1544g
Tubular Specs Front Rear Wheelset
Rim Weight 388g 396g 784g
DT 240 642g 741g 1383g
King R45 CL 650g 771g 1421g
Rim Specs Front Rear
Depth 49mm 55mm
Internal Width 25mm 25mm
External Width 31mm 30.5mm
Hole Count 24 24
Effective Rim Diameter 558mm 547mm
Aero Optimized Tire Size (ONLY TUBELESS-READY TIRES MAY BE USED ON THESE RIMS) 28c 28c

Pressure Recommendations

Rider Weight Rim Model SES 2.2, 3.4, 4.5, 5.6, 7.8 SES 4.5AR
Inner Width 18mm-20.5mm 25mm
Tire Size 23mm 25mm 28mm 32-35mm 38-42mm 42-45mm 47-55mm
1.95-2.1"
< 90 lbs. 40 38 32 29 25 23 18
100 lbs. 44 43 36 33 28 25 19
110 lbs. 48 47 39 36 31 28 21
120 lbs. 52 50 42 38 33 30 23
130 lbs. 56 54 45 41 35 32 25
140 lbs. 59 57 48 44 37 34 26
150 lbs. 63 60 50 46 40 36 28
160 lbs. 66 63 53 48 41 37 29
170 lbs. 68 66 55 50 43 39 30
180 lbs. 71 68 57 52 45 40 31
190 lbs. 73 71 59 54 46 42 32
200 lbs. 75 73 61 55 48 43 33
210 lbs. 77 74 62 57 49 44 24
220 lbs. 79 76 64 58 50 45 35
230 lbs. 80 77 65 59 51 46 35
240 lbs. 82 79 66 60 52 47 36
250 lbs. 83 80 67 61 52 47 36

Red = Maximum Recommended Tire Pressure for Given Rim & Tire Volume Combo on Paved Road Surfaces

Note: Tire pressures are intended as a starting recommendation based on the listed wheel being set up with tubeless tire. The pressure value is calculated considering a tubeless set up, intended road surface, rider's weight, average bike weight, inner rim width, and tire volume.

Rider Weight Rim Model SES 2.2, 3.4, 4.5, 5.6, 7.8 SES 4.5AR
Inner Width 18mm-20.5mm 25mm
Tire Size 23mm 25mm 28mm 32-35mm 38-42mm 42-45mm 47-55mm
1.95-2.1"
< 41 Kg 2.75 2.65 2.22 2.03 1.74 1.57 1.21
45 Kg 3.05 2.94 2.46 2.24 1.93 1.74 1.34
50 Kg 3.33 3.21 2.68 2.45 2.11 1.90 1.47
55 Kg 3.60 3.47 2.90 2.65 2.27 2.05 1.59
59 Kg 3.85 3.71 3.10 2.84 2.43 2.20 1.70
64 Kg 4.09 3.94 3.29 3.01 2.58 2.33 1.80
68 Kg 4.31 4.15 3.47 3.17 2.72 2.46 1.90
73 Kg 4.52 4.35 3.64 3.33 2.85 2.58 1.99
77 Kg 4.71 4.54 3.79 3.47 2.98 2.69 2.07
82 Kg 4.89 4.71 3.94 3.60 3.09 2.79 2.15
86 Kg 5.05 4.86 4.07 3.72 3.19 2.88 2.22
91 Kg 5.20 5.00 4.19 3.82 3.28 2.97 2.29
95 Kg 5.33 5.13 4.29 3.92 3.36 3.04 2.35
100 Kg 5.45 5.24 4.38 4.01 3.44 3.11 2.40
105 Kg 5.55 5.34 4.47 4.08 3.05 3.16 2.44
109 Kg 5.63 5.42 4.53 4.14 3.56 3.21 2.48
114 Kg 5.70 5.49 4.59 4.20 3.60 3.25 2.51

Red = Maximum Recommended Tire Pressure for Given Rim & Tire Volume Combo on Paved Road Surfaces

Note: Tire pressures are intended as a starting recommendation based on the listed wheel being set up with tubeless tire. The pressure value is calculated considering a tubeless set up, intended road surface, rider's weight, average bike weight, inner rim width, and tire volume.

Technology

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Resources + Support

Road Tubeless Installation
Gluing A Tubular Tire

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Internal Rim Width:
ERD:
Built Weight Set:
Rim Weight Set:
Recommended Tire Size:

Rim Size

700c

  • The Road Standard
  • Best matched with road-tires 25-28mm in width

Rim Style

Clincher

  • Great for training and racing.
  • Quick and easy flat repair

Tubular

  • The ultimate, lightweight, racing setup
  • Please see our Support Guide for proper tubular rim prep and gluing technique

Spoke Count

20 Hole Front, 24 Hole Rear

The ultimate combination of aerodynamics, stiffness, ride quality, and durability

24 Hole Front, 24Hole Rear

The best utilization of spokes for driving and braking forces, while providing light-weight and durable builds.

Front Axle

ENVE supports standard 100mm and boost 110mm front wheel 15mm thru-axle systems on all wheels except the M90 which uses a 20mm front axle. We can convert thru-axles to accommodate quick releases if your fork requires the use of a quick release. Front axle specifications are provided by your fork manufacturer.

Standard = 15mm x 100mm Thru-axle
Boost = 15mm x 110mm Thru-Axle

Rear Axle

Rear axle configuration is determined by your frame. You can find most in the specs section of the manufacturer website.

12x142
The most common current rear axle configuration for all-mountain bikes.
12x148
This is boost. Frames 2015 model year and newer will most likely have a "boost" rear axle configuration.
12x150
Common rear axle on DH bikes model year 2013 and older.
12x157
Most common rear axle configuration on model year 2014 and newer DH bikes.

Freehub

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

Hub Model

DT240

  • DT Swiss’ most popular and reliable hub

Chris King R45

  • Chris King road specific, lightweight, hub

ENVE

  • Full carbon shell with CeramicSpeed bearings

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SES 4.5 AR Disc

Carbon Fiber Wheelset

$250.00
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Step 4
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