Enve SES Carbon Aero handlebars review

Looking to make your bike faster? You may want to consider some aero handlebars such as the Enve SES Carbon Aero bars, but are they practical?

Cycling Weekly Verdict

Be aware that the Enve SES aero bars come up narrow on the hoods, as the flare is large. This product could be improved in a couple of areas but they are good quality and well made

Reasons to buy
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    Looks cool

Reasons to avoid
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    Cable routing

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    No Garmin barfly mount space

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    Flare isn't for everyone

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Reportedly developed in the wind tunnel and optimized for the road the Enve SES aero bars have proved popular with the Dimension Data team, with several of the riders choosing to use it on their bikes. It is available in three widths, but be warned, the bars have a large flare from the drops to the hoods.

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Oliver Bridgewood - no, Doctor Oliver Bridgewood - is a PhD Chemist who discovered a love of cycling. He enjoys racing time trials, hill climbs, road races and criteriums. During his time at Cycling Weekly, he worked predominantly within the tech team, also utilising his science background to produce insightful fitness articles, before moving to an entirely video-focused role heading up the Cycling Weekly YouTube channel, where his feature-length documentary 'Project 49' was his crowning glory.