DT Swiss Tricon M1700 mountain bike wheelset review

Super-stiff trail hoops

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4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
£729.98 RRP
DT Swiss Tricon M1700

Our review

Stiff and super-responsive cross-country hoops
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Outstanding stiffness and top quality hubs make the DT Swiss Tricon M1700s a super-responsive trail or cross-country upgrade but their axle options are limited and they’re seriously pricey.

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Tricon wheels use a unique direct-pull spoke and rim anchoring system for exceptionally high tension that’s immediately obvious in the super-taut, pinpoint accurate ride feel. They’re too narrow for fat tyres but they’re designed more for cross-country than mountain hammering and they’re tubeless-compatible as standard.

The Star Ratchet clutch system gives super-fast engagement to flatter the responsiveness of the low overall weight even further. This makes them singletrack rippers with an obvious upgrade effect. 

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This article was originally published in Mountain Biking UK magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Tricon M1700 wheelset (12)
Brand DT Swiss

Description *Weight: Front: 780g Rear: 900g Total: 1,680g *Axles Front: QR/15 Rear: QR