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Spotted: Elusive ENVE MTB hubs expand with prototype Cannondale Lefty option!

Spotted: Elusive ENVE MTB hubs expand with prototype Cannondale Lefty option!

ENVE continues to grow their off-road wheel offerings with a new Cannondale Lefty front hub set to join their standard, but elusive MTB hubs. On…

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ENVE continues to grow their off-road wheel offerings with a new Cannondale Lefty front hub set to join their standard, but elusive MTB hubs. On the XC World Cup we spotted Cannondale Factory Racing mechanics being especially protective of a bike with a new Enve wheel build that some of their team were testing, but it turns out the team had already shared some photos of the new alloy Enve Lefty mountain bike hub. Could there be a carbon version coming too? ENVE MTB hubs get Lefty prototype

We were clued in first by the mismatched Enve wheelset that Henrique Avancini was testing earlier in the season at Nové MÄ›sto – both separate tires & rim decals. After first debuting a wildly light undulating full carbon road bike, rim brake hubset all the way back in 2015 , Enve continued to refine lighter & stiffer carbon hubs for road bikes.

In 2019, Enve road hubs added a much more affordable alloy option, even adding centerlock disc brakes for 12mm thru-axles. But as much as they said MTB was in development, no bigger mountain bike axle standard option has yet to be offered except…

The most recent crop of complete M-Series M5 XC & M6 Trail mountain bike wheels have quietly added the option of Enve Alloy MTB hubs for the same $2550 price as with Industry Nine Hydra hubs. ( Not sure why you might pick Enve Alloy over i9 Hydra? )

But Enve doesn’t even have images of the alloy MTB […]

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