DT Swiss updates their trusted entry-level alloy mountain bike wheel lineup with a new 1900 Spline series, now built on their proven durable Star Ratchet freehub tech. Essentially, by upgrading to new Ratchet LN equipped 370 hubs, the new DT Swiss 1900 Spline MTB aluminum wheelset family gets an upgrade in durability, the ability to fine-tune engagement, plus a bonus of saving a few grams. DT Swiss 1900 Spline MTB wheels upgrade to Ratchet LN hubs
The big deal about DT’s new 1900 Spline series mountain bike wheels is a shift to Ratchet LN freehub internals. DT Swiss calls the 1900 Spline wheel family their “first step” into trusted DT quality, durability & performance. Moving to their recent Ratchet LN upgrade internals, it signals a move away from less-strong pawl hubs towards longer running wheels, even at an affordable price point. The trick here though, even though they are still affordable, the new 19000 wheels do look to go up in price by more than 30% vs. the old 3-pawl 1900s. What’s new?
The new wheels are built around an updated 370 hubset that’s not very different on the outside, but now features 18T Ratchet LN internals inside (like their new Hybrid wheels did too). Long building their durable hub reputation on Star Ratchet tech being a stronger freewheeling interface between the hub & your drivetrain, the Ratchet LN tech comes stock on the new wheels. Additionally, anyone with an older set of 1900 Spline wheels can get the […]