Tag Archives: DT Swiss

Stan’s Road Tubeless Review

 Handbuilt road tubeless wheels by MLW Tires and tire pressure make a big difference in the way any bike rides. I’ve had some time to experiment with tire pressure on my new tubeless road wheels. I’m using 25mm wide Hutchinson … Continue reading

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Custom 29er Wheels

MLW has been building 29er wheels since starting in 2007.  Welcome to the party Mavic. Using the best components from manufactures like Chris King, DT Swiss, Paul, Stan’s, Velocity, and White Ind. MLW can handbuild your next set of wheels … Continue reading

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Stan’s Tubeless Road Wheels

The wheelbuilder gets new wheels!  While I’ve been using tubeless offroad for a few years so I was anxious to try them on the road.  I chose No Tubes Alpha road rims and DT Swiss 240 hubs.  Built with butted … Continue reading

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DT Swiss 240 Hubs

~$990/lb.  Expensive when you think about it that way so don’t.  The pair I have has lasted 11 seasons and outlived 2.5 pairs of hoops.   At 4-5 grand of riding a year that’s roughly 50,000 miles over their life.  So…$700 … Continue reading

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More Hubbub

A variety of hubs from White Ind, Shimano, Velociety, Chris King, Sram, and Sturmy Archer

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WTB Rims/DT Swiss Hubs

Pictured is a pair of 29er WTB Laserdisc rims custom built with DT Swiss thru bolt hubs.  After some spring training in the bay area these wheels are headed for a  European randonneur vacation.  They will be traveling unsupported off … Continue reading

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DT Swiss Star Ratchet

Pictured is a DT Swiss freehub with all its guts. Yep, it really is that simple. I didn’t even need any tools for this disassembly. Two springs and two drivers that are serrated in opposite directions with 18 teeth per … Continue reading

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DT Swiss Thru Bolt Hubs

Standard QR, 9mm “thru bolt,” 15mm “thru axle” If a traditional QR and a thru axle hub had sex the thru bolt would be their offspring. Pictured hubs are a 9mm “thru bolt,” not to be confused with a 15mm … Continue reading

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DT Swiss RSW vs Shimano XT

DT Swiss RSW thru bolt skewer. Compatible with standard fork and frame dropouts, 50% more clamping force, available in front and rear hubs.

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Heartland Velo Show

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