TOUR DE FRIENDS – 600 KM, 4 DAYS, FIGHTING, ENJOYING AND FINISHLINE PARTIES
RAD RACE Tour de Friends is a unique stage race, which is much more than just a classic race, but rather an alley cat across the Alps among friends. 600 km divided into 4 stages. A trip from Munich to Venice. Here our impressions.
The Tortour is known as one of the harder multi-day non-stop ultra-cycling events in the world. Our project manager Michael Riehle went out for the sprint race. The sprint route of this year's "Tortour" - 370 km and 4,600 meters of altitude.
Revolution is defined as a fundamental change, taking place in a relatively short period of time, rising up in revolt against the current status quo. Evolution is defined as a gradual, peaceful, progressive change or development. Combining the characteristics of both revolution and evolution our roadrevolution18 campaign is unique above all. Explore our 5 new road categories.
Early September a special company event takes place for the second time. This is not an usual company event, no, it is a special challenge. Nothing less than the conquest of our home mountain, the Mont Chasseral.
Marco Schärer from "Sport and Passion" traveled with four guests and five mountain bikes to the Ladakh region of the Himalaya last month. There he did a three-week singletrack tour with the goal of integrating 4 individual highlights, which turned out to be a huge challenge for him, his guests and also the material. Enjoy reading about his adventure…
In terms of race results the last 12 months have been the most successful in the history of DT Swiss. This was also the year that, after many seasons of being known for his choice exotic 27.5” tubulars, that Nino made the switch to our new XRC and XMC 29” clinchers.
Last week saw the arrival of the legendary Crankworx to Innsbruck, Austria the first time the event has ever been held in Europe outside of France. From it’s origins as the climax to the season at Whistler bike park, Crankworx’s multi-discipline format now tours the globe as a 4-date series. Join us.
Every May, the Tour de Berne starts and finishes in Lyss. You might even call the race the “unofficial DT Swiss Championships,” since it has long been an unmissable event in many DT Swiss employees’ plans for the season. Our intern Dominik experienced it for the first time this year. Here is his first-hand account.
It’s beginning of June and the Mountainbike season is underway. 2016 was a successful season with several World Cup and World Champion titles in MTB as well as a double strike in Brazil. We would like to take the opportunity and have a look at the actual season...
FMB LEADER NICOLI ROGATKIN ON THE TOP OF THE PODIUM
For the seventh time already the Bike Days took place in Solothurn, Switzerland and despite tough weather conditions received around 20.000 bike loving visitors. The crowd favorite was surely the dirt jump event with Nicholi Rogatkin the leader in the FMB ( “Freeride Mountain Bike” ) Worldranking taking the top podium step in Solothurn. Check out the pictures below of Nicholi on his way to another victory.
Since the beginning of April, DT Swiss is heading in a new direction with their MISSION HYBRID. Passionate eMountainbike riders at DT Swiss recognized that eMTB has several new challenges for the bike componentry to overcome. Learn more in our HYBRID video series.
NATHALIE SCHNEITTER – A DIFFERENT KIND OF PRE-SEASON TRAINING!
Biking in Israel? An adventure? Nathalie Schneitter from the Rose Vaujany fueled by UltraSports team has been successfully competing on the cross-country circuit for many years. She loves to experience and discover new things and places and occasionally takes unconventional paths in her pre-season training. Nathalie tells us what motivated her trip to the “Land of Creation” and what she experienced there.
There wasn’t much talking needed to convince our product manager Stefan Riehle to start at the TORTOUR Cyclocross beginning of February. Here are his experiences and personal impressions from the event.
GRANFONDO SEELAND – 1st STAGE OF THE DT SWISS #ROADREVOLUTION18
A presslaunch end of November? In Switzerland? Are you sure? What seemed to be kind of crazy idea turned out to be one of the most exicting events in 2016 – the GRANFONDO SEELAND – presentation of the new Endurance wheelset ERC 1100 DICUT and a Swiss riding experience based on a special concept.
#roadrevolution18 is name giving to a new campaign which has started off with the presentation of the ERC 1100 DICUT wheelset in December. Throughout the whole year of 2017 we will present a complete new range of DT Swiss ROAD wheels.