What does spline mean in DT Swiss?

Check out the DT Swiss Ratchet EXP hub system here. Each wheel name usually includes either ‘Dicut’ or ‘Spline’. This refers to the interface between the hub and the spoke.

What does spline mean in DT Swiss?

Check out the DT Swiss Ratchet EXP hub system here. Each wheel name usually includes either ‘Dicut’ or ‘Spline’. This refers to the interface between the hub and the spoke.

Are DT Swiss Good?

Ultimately these are a great set of wheels for training, racing or just a general upgrade. You’ll be getting good quality hubs and spokes from the brand who supply much of the industry as well. The only downside to the 1600 Spline 23 wheel was the odd skewer it had for the rim brake version.

Are DT Swiss rims welded?

DT Swiss welds the vast majority of their aluminum rims to ensure a stronger build and better braking.

Are DT Swiss wheels hand built?

Every wheel from DT Swiss is built by hand. On its own, the concept of building by hand is not alone a guarantee to build a stable, durable wheel.

What is a Spline wheel?

Dubbed Spline, the new tubeless-ready wheelsets come in versions for cross-country, trail and enduro riding. The XR 1501, XM 1501 and the EX 1501 are designed for cross-country, trail and enduro/all-mountain riding, respectively. All three models share the same 28-hole hubs and spokes.

Where are DT Swiss rims made?

All rims are built by 80 or so talented wheelsmiths in Poland before ending up on your (or a top pro’s) bike. Exiting the impressive factory area, it’s amusing to find that even the hangers for DT-branded clothing in the reception area are formed from rim sections.

Are all spline keys the same?

Since there are different sizes of keys available in the 7-spline family, it is important to get keys that match the specifications or your lug nuts.

Are spline lug nuts better?

The precision fit and efficient drive angle of the splines provide greater contact area and greater torquing power where you need it during installation and removal. In fact, there is 59% more positive engagement over socket style lug nuts, even with no stud intrusion into drive tool area.

Which DT Swiss hub is the best?

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.

Why choose DTDT Swiss R32 spline road wheels?

DT Swiss’s R32 Spline Road Wheels are the ideal all-around wheels, fitting perfectly into a broad range of riding styles and disciplines. With a semi-aero design, the R32 cuts swiftly through air while training or riding alone.

What is the R32 spline?

The R32 Spline follows the trend for an increase in rim width, measuring 18mm internally and 22mm externally. As befits a disc brake-specific wheelset, there is no brake track. DT Swiss’s documentation suggests that it’s suitable for tyres between 23mm and 60mm wide.

Which DTDT Swiss wheels are the best?

DT Swiss has been on a roll lately (sorry), turning out some excellent wheelsets across the price range. We were impressed with both the RR21 Dicut road wheels and the R24 Spline db when we tested them recently.

What makes the R32 so special?

With a semi-aero design, the R32 cuts swiftly through air while training or riding alone. Offering excellent stiffness and power transfer, the R32’s Aluminum body is built to last.