Dt Swiss Grc 1400 Spline 42 Wheelset Review

Sam Challis Friday, February 19, 2021 - 16:44 The DT Swiss GRC 1400 Spline 42 wheelset are tough enough for gravel and fast enough for road 4.5 / 5 £1,864.98 DT Swiss was one of the first brands to consider the value of aerodynamic efficiency for gravel wheelsets and its GRC 1400 Spline 42 wheels, released in mid-2019, are the result of that development process. The wheels use a rim shape developed in conjunction with the aerodynamics specialist SwissSide, a brand with which DT Swiss has a close, long-standing working relationship. The wheels are 42mm deep, with a 32mm-wide external and a 24mm-wide internal profile. Yet despite those oversize dimensions DT Swiss has kept the wheelset’s weight to a respectable 1,634g, thanks in part to features like the GRC’s hookless rim design. Hookless is a simpler shape than hooked or ‘crocheted’ rim walls. The rim wall extends straight up and ...

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