Technology

Are you interested in learning more about the technologies in our products and understanding their advantages? Here you find explanations and details.

Forks
TFP Upper

TFP Upper

In order to fullfill and exceed the ever increasing demand of super lightweight and reliable high performance products, DT Swiss has chosen to apply a completely new manufacturing technology for its carbon crown/steerer unit. More
O.D.L Technology

O.D.L Technology

O.D.L allows you to adapt your setup to the riding situation. Its three stages, on the fly damping adjustment on the suspension unit itself or from the handlebar remote, turns every mountain biker's dream of the right bike for all situations into reality. More
O.L Technology

O.L Technology

The O.L damping system is the choice of all those who prefer to ride their bike instead of talking about it. For long uphills and for sprints it has a Lockout Mode, all other riding situations are tackled in the Open Mode. More
OPM Technology

OPM Technology

The development of the One Piece Mag Lower started on a blank sheet of paper, free of any limitations. The result is a high-tech, injection-molded magnesium piece of engineering. More


Shocks
O.D.L Technology

O.D.L Technology

O.D.L allows you to adapt your setup to the riding situation. Its three stages, on the fly damping adjustment on the suspension unit itself or from the handlebar remote, turns every mountain biker's dream of the right bike for all situations into reality. More
O.L Technology

O.L Technology

The O.L damping system is the choice of all those who prefer to ride their bike instead of talking about it. For long uphills and for sprints it has a Lockout Mode, all other riding situations are tackled in the Open Mode. More
SAB Technology

SAB Technology

Thanks to Smooth Auto Balancing (SAB), DT Swiss shocks have an extremely precise response. At the same time, SAB is extremely lightweight, simple and efficient. More

Wheels
Wheel diameter

Wheel diameter

26", 27.5" or 29" - which one is your size? Find out which characteristics are infuenced by the wheel diameter and what are the advantages and disadvantages of each size. More
Rim width

Rim width

Wide rims - wide tires. What is the relationship between rim width, tire width and wheel diameter? Find out how to choose the perfect set-up for your bike and riding style. More
Spline ONE Technology

Spline ONE Technology

Each SPLINE® ONE wheel has to cope with extreme stresses, be as light as possible and still endure years of hard trail use without any issues. Wide, lightweight rims, a simple tubeless setup and super-light, straight-pull hubs make this possible. More
DICUT<sup>®</sup> Technology

DICUT® Technology

From the high tech, heat dissipating carbon rims right through to the asymmetric aluminium rims Made in Switzerland, DICUT® wheels epitomize high end. Straight pull spokes and highly refinded hubs are state of the art wheel technology. More

SPLINE<sup>®</sup> Technology

SPLINE® Technology

With straight pull spokes and the use of specific lacing, superlight hubs as well as high end rims featuring key DT Swiss technology, SPLINE® wheels make for a perfect training and racing partner. More
CLASSIC Technology

CLASSIC Technology

Traditional wheelbuilding technique and more than proven componentry made from modern materials allow to build durable and race ready wheelsets for all kinds of riding – the CLASSIC line is the perfect evidence for that. More
Straightpull Technology

Straightpull Technology

The term Straightpull 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. More

Pawl Freewheel technology

Pawl Freewheel technology

With its pawl hubs, DT Swiss offers a freewheel system that makes Swiss precision and attention to detail available at an affordable price. More

Components
Wheel diameter

Wheel diameter

26", 27.5" or 29" - which one is your size? Find out which characteristics are infuenced by the wheel diameter and what are the advantages and disadvantages of each size. More
Rim width

Rim width

Wide rims - wide tires. What is the relationship between rim width, tire width and wheel diameter? Find out how to choose the perfect set-up for your bike and riding style. More

Straightpull Hub Technology

Straightpull Hub Technology

Straightpull hubs are made for straight spokes with no bend at the head. They are extremely durable, reliable and can be converted into many of the current axle systems. More
Nipple technology

Nipple technology

For efficient wheel building and a durable spoke-nipple connection DT Swiss offers a range of nipples in various shapes and with different tool-interfaces. More