As utilitarian, car-replacing e-bikes develop in recognition, they’re additionally getting heavier & extra highly effective, so DT Swiss has constructed new Hybrid Utility to do the heavy lifting. Built to face as much as the upper hundreds and extra stresses, the brand new DT Swiss HU 1900 Spline wheels mix confirmed tech from their MTB, eMTB, and Hybrid e-bike traces to ship long-lasting sturdiness & reliability to loaded e-bike riders.
DT Swiss Hybrid Utility HU 1900 Spline e-bike wheels
DT Swiss developed their new Hybrid Utility e-bike wheels to adapt a lot of their latest Hybrid eMTB lineup to the following degree of heavy-loaded commuter, touring, and trekking pedal-assist e-bikes. With stronger motors and longer-range heavier batteries, fashionable touring e-bikes can typically take riders a lot additional, with heavier hundreds, throughout rougher terrain. All of meaning far more stress on wheels, so DT went again to the drafting board as soon as once more to make sure e-bikers get confirmed DT Swiss sturdiness and trouble-free long-life.
The greatest tangible distinction within the Hybrid Utility wheels is definitely their new, larger 180kg /397lb mixed bike+rider+baggage system weight restrict. That’s up from 150kg for Hybrid eMTB wheels or 110-130kg limits for normal 1900-series MTB wheels.
To make that soar, the HU 1900 Spline wheels get newly vast & strengthened alloy rims, with each inner reinforcements on the mid-section and a barely taller 22mm profile.
Tech-wise, the wheels characteristic the identical heavy-duty Hybrid hubs as their eMTB counterpart and the identical harder butted, straight-pull Hybrid spokes. Hubs are centerlock disc 370-series according to the 1900 degree MTB wheels, with 18T Ratchet LN star ratchet internals.
Complete wheels can be found for 27.5″ wheels with a bigger 35mm internal width or for 29″ wheels with 25mm internal width. Interestingly, DT builds the HU wheels with simply 28 spokes from & rear and with their Squorx aluminum nipples, even with the upper system weight restrict. But each rims are additionally obtainable individually, drilled for both 28 or 32 spokes for constructing customized wheels for even heavier-duty use.
DT Swiss Hybrid Utility – Pricing & Availability
The DT Swiss Hybrid Utility HU 1900 Spline wheels every promote for $391 / 465€ no matter 27.5 or 29″ measurement, with full wheelset weights from 2324g. The wheels are supplied with Boost thru-axle or standard MTB QR axles.
The hooked tubeless-ready, pinned alloy rims are additionally obtainable individually on their very own for $59 / 39€. The 35mm inner 27.5 U683 rim weighs 730g every. The 25mm inner 29er U623 rim weighs 685g.
Both rims & full wheelsets can be found at the moment from DT Swiss retailers globally.