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DT Swiss XR1491 Rear MTB Wheel - £269.99

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A Cross Country wheel that gives maximum power and stability thanks to its terrific build, the XR1491 Rear MTB Wheel is a superb DT Swiss model for taming the trails and taking on tumultuous terrains.

Top Features:

  • Material: Aluminium
  • Spokes: DT Aerolite, Straight-pull
  • Rim Internal Width: 22.5mm
  • Hub Model: DT Swiss 190
  • Use: XC, Trail
  • Freehub: Shimano 9, 10, 11-Speed
  • Weight: 797g

Product Data

  • Rim Depth: Deep
  • MTB: Yes


Brilliantly optimised for Trail and Cross Country riding, the XR1491 Rear MTB Wheel features a 22.5mm inner rim width to make the most of the varied under-wheel conditions found on such rides. Supported by DT Aerolite Straight-pull spokes that are Spline laced for ultimate strength and shape-retention, this rear roller is capable and competent when pushing you on to glory.

Kitted out with DT Swiss' very own Ratchet System freehub that works excellently with Shimano 9, 10 and 11-Speed drivetrains, power transfer from rider to trail is instant and unparalleled, making for a super-efficient and durable back wheel. 


DT Swiss Hub Technology: DT Swiss hubs have earned their legendary reputation for quality and performance. There are multiple features that make this hub design a winner: The Ratchet System driver mechanism is extremely durable, reliable and can be serviced without special tools in minutes, thanks to its simple press fit assembly. The press fit assembly also allows all hubs to work in almost any currently existing axle configuration, making them compatible with almost every bike. The contact free seals and high precision build guarantee smooth bearings; every bit of the rider’s energy is transformed into forward momentum. These features and the super lightweight design of all the hub parts highlight the racing legacy of this classic hub.

Spline Lacing: With Straight-Pull spokes and the use of a specific lacing pattern, superlight hubs as well as high-end rims featuring key DT Swiss technology, SPLINE wheels make for a perfect training and racing partner.

Straight-Pull Spoke Engagement: The term Straight-Pull refers to spokes with no bend at the head. This design allows for an ideal strength to weight ratio when compared to conventional spokes. Due to their more precise alignment and direct trajectory, Straight-Pull spoke technology creates a stiffer, more responsive wheel.

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