DT Swiss XR 1501 Spline One 29er Wheelset

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $460.00

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Product Description

Lighter than its XM counterpart, DT Swiss' XR 1501 Spline 29in Wheel is intended for traditional crosscountry riding and racing. It favors weight savings, but without sacrificing too much in the strength department. In fact, the XR 1501's rims share the same Strength Boost Welding Technology as...

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Cayenne_Pepa a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: May 1, 2017

Strengths:    ~ 1526g light
~ Spins up fast... stays fast
~ Very stiff rims, zero flex
~ Great price, on NOS wheelset @$479/shipped
~ Fastest tire mounting and tubeless seal-up
~ 28 Competition DB spokes
~ Low drag, high-engagement 240s internals

Weaknesses:    Excuse me?

Bottom Line:   
In a world of crazy-wide, bomber carbon wheelsets - this XC Race wheelset is even good enough to tackle some serious Trail chunk. I run these with 2.30" tires F/R and nothing is lost... especially on the steep climbs. Great for XC, Trail, Marathon Race, even Cyclocross. I'm 185lbs geared-up and these wheels never needed truing until year six. Impressive...

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Favorite Trail:   Idyllwild Hub

Duration Product Used:   3 years

Price Paid:    $479.00

Purchased At:   The Pro's Closet

Similar Products Used:   Easton EC90 XC
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Bike Setup:   Slacked-out, Superfly

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