Lightweight high end 29er aluminum wheel with straight pull Ratchet System® hubs paired with straight pull spokes . This wheel is ready for any XC race proven by multiple wins on an international level. Convertibility is a plus as this wheel is available and convertible in/into multiple axle configurations.
Prolock: A patented liquid injected directly into the nipple thread allows for extremely durable wheel builds.
Ratchet System: Thanks to the proven DT Swiss Ratchet System® the hubs can easily be converted to different axle standards and rotors.This patented freewheel system uses precision ratchets, featuring extremely high load capacity and reliability. The no tool concept allows for an easy execution of routine maintenance.
CL: Brake rotor mounting system licenced by Shimano Inc.
RWS:Patented wheel mounting system. stiffer, safer and more user friendly than conventional quick releases. 100% disc brake compatible.
Spline: With their intricately machined hub shells, cleverly positioned spokes and proven freewheel technology, DT Swiss SPLINE® wheels are engineered with modern riding needs in mind. It is products like the SPLINE® wheels that allow riders to go faster and further, ultimately making the cycling experience even more fun.The combination of high attention to detail and the legendary DT Swiss reliability featured with the new SPLINE® wheels will make you smile ride after ride, year after year.
Thru Bolt: The DT Swiss Thru Bolt system is 100% compatible with standard quick release dropouts. It uses 9 mm front and 10 mm rear alloy axles, making the connection between the wheel and the frame / fork substantially stronger and safer than a standard quick release.
Thru Axle: A thru axle connection is not compatible with the quick release standard. Thru axles are always an integrated part of the frame or fork.
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