Are DT Swiss rims good?
DT Swiss wheels have an excellent reputation. These ones, built around its 370 hubs, are some of its cheapest MTB hoops.
What does DT stand for in DT Swiss?
Apparently the ‘DT’ in DT Swiss stands for Drahtwerke Tréfileries, the German and French words for ‘wireworks’. So, overall, the name means ‘wireworks made in Switzerland’.
Do DT Swiss make a disc wheel?
The DT Swiss disc wheel is explicitly aligned for disc braking systems only. The wider clearance gives the chance to fully exploit the construction of the disc wheel shape and its rim inner width.
Are DT Swiss wheels hand built?
Every wheel from DT Swiss is built by hand.
Which is the best DT Swiss hub?
If budget is a consideration for you, then the new 350, which costs less than $300, is unbeatable. As we saw, it’s also a little bit quieter than the new 240, so if you want an ultra quiet hub, the 350 is the best option. The new DT 350 and 240 mountain bike hubs, side by side.
Who makes DT Swiss?
BIEL, Switzerland – DT Swiss, one of the biggest bike parts makers in Europe, changed its ownership. The company’s longstanding CEO and Chairman Marco Zingg has sold his shares to his two business partners Frank Böckmann and Maurizio D’Alberto.
Where is DT Swiss made?
COMPETENCE. In addition to DT Swiss’ headquarters in Biel-Bienne, Switzerland, the company has production and sales sites in five other countries: Taiwan, Germany, United States, France, and Poland.
Where is DT Swiss from?
The DT Swiss Inc. subsidiary in Grand Junction, Colorado, USA is opened in 1996. A dedicated spoke production facility and a sales and marketing team provide the company with a foothold in the important North American market.
How good are DT Swiss hubs?
They are hard to beat from a price to weight standpoint. Looking at these hubs, they are nearly identical to a made in Europe 240 series hub, just slightly heavier. They are about half the cost. Don’t get me wrong, 240 hubs are great and if funds were unlimited, I’d use them on all my bikes.
Do DT Swiss hubs have ceramic bearings?
THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF BEARING TECHNOLOGY SINC ceramic ball bearings have been developed by DT Swiss as a system. They are based on balls made from silicon nitride (Si3N4), an extremely tough and wear- and corrosion-resistant ceramic material.
What are the different diameters of the DT wheels?
Product details Different available diameters allow for a wide range of uses: in its 1.8 mm version, the DT Champion shines in road or light off-road uses. The 2.0 mm option covers the whole spectrum from reliable road wheels to MTB-Gravity wheels.
Why choose DT Swiss?
At DT Swiss, we are ambitious, dedicated and motivated to learn. DT Swiss meticulously develops high-performance components, the latest being the new remote levers, ready for every ambitious cyclist.
How much does a DT champion wheel weigh?
Finally, the 2.34 mm DT Champion is perfectly suited to the big loads occurring in high performance e-bike and tandems wheels. Weight: from 359 g for 64 spokes at a length of 264 mm.
What are the DT Swiss L2 and L3 remote levers?
Reactivity during an XC race can be crucial, whether it’s between the tape or between friends; if the conditions change, the bike and the rider must adapt quickly. Accordingly, DT Swiss introduces the L2 and L3 Remote Levers. Manage your DT Swiss suspension with the L2, plus your dropper post with the L3, to benefit from greater riding control.