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Quickly moving from their debut Custom Road bike to the stock-sized Melee road bike to a full-fledged gravel bike that appears ready for anything. Taking all the best features and standards from the market, and even borrowing a couple clever bits from mountain bikes, the all-new ENVE MOG aims to be the ride of choice for any adventure. First, what’s up with the name MOG? It’s not an acronym for anything, though they have several suggestions – Mud or Gravel, Machine of Grit, Medium of Grandeur, Made of Glory, Motion on Gravel, etc. No, it’s simply meant as a verb and state of mind, someone willing to MOG through the longest, toughest rides.
For starters, there’s room for 700×50 tires (aka 29×2.0). It’s designed specificially for 700c wheels and tires…no flip chips or adjustable dropouts to accommodate 650B. Minimum recommended tire size is 700×35.
It uses ENVE’s In-Route internal cable system and is sold as a chassis with their Aero Integrated stem, including a new Positive version with a bit of rise (versus the negative rise model shown on the bike).
At the moment, these Integrated stems are only available with the bike or through custom builders, and they work with their G-Series, SES AR, SES Aero Road, and Compact Road handlebars to create a fully enclosed routing system. Cables/hoses run through the bar, into the stem, then through an oversized 1.5″ upper headset cap in […]
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