DT Swiss 180 Rear Road Hub

DT Swiss 180 Rear Road Hub
DT Swiss 180 Rear Road Hub
$425.43
$912.80 53% off
Price subject to change | Ships & sold by Backcountry
Free 2-Day Shipping on Orders Over $50*
Easy, world-class return policy*
Similar Products
Product Description
180 Rear Road Hub by DT Swiss
On paper, it would seem almost a pointless exercise to try to improve upon DT Swiss' 240 hubs, -- given their stellar quality, reputation, and the fact that you can find them on some of the finest bikes in the world -- but the company's engineers managed to do just that by creating the DT Swiss 180 hubs, the Rear Road Hub here being one of the best on the road, and arguably worth every penny. Whereas the 240s front hubs use a forged aluminum shell that houses stainless steel bearings (balls and races), the 180 revises the entire design of both the shell and its internals. The aluminum flanges remain, but they are joined in the center by a carbon fiber central tube, a structure that sheds even more weight, and we think, looks pretty sweet, too. The bearings, however, are where the biggest improvement is made, upgrading the 240s house-made precision steel balls to ceramic ones, dramatically improving durability and service life of the bearings, while also noticeably reducing rotational resistance. The result is a featherweight hub that rolls with glassy smoothness and can be counted on to last for many, many miles. Further, thanks to the DT Swiss labyrinth seal system -- non-contacting seals that utilize an asymmetrical path to resist moisture, muck, and grit -- your bearings will keep their magical smoothness over the long haul, virtually regardless of riding conditions.

Details
SKU: DTS000P
Options, sizes, colors available on Backcountry
Manufactured by DT Swiss
DT Swiss 180 Rear Road Hub ships and sold by Backcountry
Price subject to change
*Shipping and Returns: Some exclusions apply, see cart on Backcountry for details
US-Parks.com has partnered with Backcountry to offer the best outdoor gear for your outdoors adventure
$129.95
Give your tent and gear some added protection with the Big Agnes Big House Deluxe Vestibule. Crafted from tough...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
$159.99
Don\'t let a little snowfall stop you from walking the dog this winter--slip on your Arcata Geo Boots from Bogs, grab...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
$144.95
Tailored specifically for your hybrid board, and padded for the long haul, the Mission Hybrid Surfboard Bag is just what...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
$199.95
The 686 Girls\' Shine One-Piece Snow Suit is a shining star when it comes to snowy play. Its InfiDry waterproof,...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com
Featured Park
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Featured Wildlife
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.