Tough enduro carbon rim paired with a durable 240 hub - a package for going fast.
The EXC 1501 SPLINE ONE combine everything a modern enduro rider wants in one wheelset. The 30 mm wide carbon rims give you the precision to stay on track even on the trickiest lines while a 240 hub with the latest RATCHET EXP freehub system puts your power down to the ground. Both components are held together by performance weight optimized competition race straightpull spokes.
WHY USE CARBON?
Carbon makes it possible to build lighter wheels, which improve riding behaviour of the specific wheels for various fields of application. By further improving 1501 SPLINE ONE wheels, DT is able to reduce the weight by up to 180 g per wheel set compared to the previous generation while preserving its values.
REQUIREMENT-SPECIFIC CARBON RIMS
Carbon enables DT to produce a 30 mm wide Cross Country rim which greatly supports modern XC tyres allowing lower tyre pressure and therefore reducing rolling resistance on rough surfaces. Not only does the XC wheel benefit from the low weight of a carbon rim, also DTs All mountain and Enduro specific wheels profit from the low moment of inertia that a carbon rim offers granting a snappy acceleration, precise handling and high speeds.
Tubeless tires offer some decisive advantages over the conventional combination of tire and tube: The tyre can be driven with less pressure without risking "snakebites" and therefore offers more grip. The lower pressure also ensures greater driving comfort. Dispensing with the inner tube means that there is no friction between the tube and the tyre and that therefore the rolling resistance is lower when driving off-road and over obstacles. If tubeless milk is also used, the tyre is also immune to punctures and small cuts. A great advantage for all those who like to ride long distances and away from the nearest bike shop.
Tubeless Ready rims from DT Swiss have further advantages over conventional rims. Thanks to the design of their cross-section, the tyre simply pops into place when inflated, so that usually only a normal stand pump is needed. The ingenious tread pattern of DT Swiss rims also ensures that the tyre fits precisely and securely, even under tough driving conditions.
The perfect fit
The profiles of DT Swiss rims are specially designed for tubeless use. They guarantee a perfect fit and make the installation of the tyre as easy as possible. Nevertheless, it is always possible to use a conventional combination of tire and tube.
DT Swiss valve
The use of aluminium saves 40% weight compared to conventional brass valves. The integrated valve tool in the valve cap saves time and effort in finding the right tool for removing the valve insert. The conical valve base ensures a tight fit. The DT Swiss Tubeless valve fits perfectly to DT Swiss rims and ensures a perfect seal for long trouble-free rides.
DT Swiss tubeless band
The DT Swiss Tubeless Ready Tape seals the rim and also functions as rim tape. It is available in different sizes to fit perfectly to the different inner widths of the rims.
The DT Swiss tubeless ready kit
The DT Swiss Tubeless Ready Kit is used to seal the Tubeless Ready rim and thus enables tubeless riding. DT Swiss strongly recommends the use of a high performance tyre sealant even when using tubeless specific tyres. When using Tubeless Ready tyres, the use of the sealant is mandatory (the sealant seals the tyre, which is primarily not airtight). A tubeless structure reaches its full potential only with a sealant! Make sure that the sealant is compatible with the rim, rim tape and tyre. It must not be corrosive or aggressive in any way. If in doubt, contact the sealant manufacturer so that you do not lose your DT Swiss warranty.
PRO LOCK TECHNOLOGY
Pro Lock is a process where a patented, dual compound, adhesive liquid is injected into the nipple thread, allowing for extremely durable wheel builds. By threading the nipple onto the spoke the adhesive is activated and starts to harden. Retruing the wheel is still possible after the adhesive has hardened completely, with only a minimal decrease of its thread-lock function.
PRO LOCK – FACTS
DT Pro Lock nipples prevent the spoke-nipple connection from loosening.
Wheel durability improves up to 20 times compared to non Pro Lock builds.
Suitable for either hand or machine built wheels. Use of grease or oil not recommended.
All DT Swiss nipples are available with and without DT Pro Lock.