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DT Swiss 240s Center Lock Rear Hub Hub

5/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 258 grams MSRP : $377.49

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Product Description

The DT Swiss 240s center lock* disc hub is the result of 10 years of experience in manufacturing hubs by DT Swiss. All 240s hubs feature the unique patented Hugi Ratchet system with proprietary hard-coated star ratchets, DT Swiss quad-bearing system and contact free double flange seal system.

All DT Swiss 240s hubs are maintenance friendly and easily serviceable through the DT Swiss worldwide dealer network, and are 100% produced and hand built in Switzerland.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by tech_dog a Cross Country Rider from San Diego

Date Reviewed: January 26, 2009

Strengths:    Light weight, center lock, very low rolling resistance, no problems

Weaknesses:    The clicking noise while coasting is not as refined as shimano. They're a bit expensive.

Bottom Line:   

I've never had a hub with so little resistance. They're light weight, and have performed perfectly. I like the center lock disk brakes.

I'd definitely buy again.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $310.00

Similar Products Used:   Various shimano

Bike Setup:   2008 Stumpy FST S-works

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by cakiss a Cross Country Rider from Belgrade ,Serbia

Date Reviewed: December 24, 2008

Strengths:    unbreakable , rolls like hell , very light

Weaknesses:    price,

Bottom Line:   
this, product is swiss made, so there is the answer, they have best cheese and best hubs, i have bought a center lock, version, and adapters to 6 bolt, rotor, so its easier for me to find rotors, cos in Serbia everything for mtb is hard to find, they roll very smooth very easy to maintenance and combined with mavic xm819+ dt revolution spokes you get ultimate tubeless race wheel-set, they use sealed bearings, so when they start to make some sound, just replace them, but try to find a koyo bearings they are made in japan, and they are very high quality, I have made my own tools for replacing this bearings, so its even cheaper for me to replace bearings, but so far they are smooth as they were first day

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Favorite Trail:   Fruska Gora

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   Austria

Similar Products Used:   dt 240 v-brake

Bike Setup:   Cube reaction pro, mavic xm819, sram xo, truvativ shimano xt , formula k18 oro flite titan, itc,

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kevin a Cross Country Rider from North Carolina

Date Reviewed: October 27, 2007

Strengths:    Lace 'em up, slap 'em on the bike, and forget about 'em! Cheaper and lighter than the Kings, also with less drag.

Weaknesses:    The only weakness is that you cannot get 'em in cool anodized colors like Kings.

Bottom Line:   
These hubs (including the front) have been flawless from the day I swapped out the stock Mavic Croosmax wheels for them. The star ratchet system engages quickly and efficiently with minimum drag. The bearings, size 6802, in the freehub body of the newer "S" series of DT's 240s seem to wear a bit quicker than the older design which used larger 6902 bearings (which makes sense because they use a smaller ball to shave weight from the hub).

Overall, I have put many tough miles on these hubs for the past three-plus years and they have NEVER let me down! I appreciate the simplicity of the design and the efficiency of its application. I have since gotten multiple DT Swiss hubsets for road and cyclocross as well.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Purchased At:   local bike shop

Similar Products Used:   Kings, XTR, older Hugi 240, Crossmax

Bike Setup:   2004 Anniversary Stumpjumper FSR, Fox Float Fork and Shock, DT Swiss 240s centerlock wheelset with DT 4.1 Disc Rims and Competition Spokes, Sram X9 Drivetrain, XTR Disc Brakes, Thomson Cockpit, RaceFace Deus Cranks, XTR Chain and Cassette

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