RATCHET MAN

RATCHET MAN

Stefan Spahr, 56, Head of Wheels, has been with DT Swiss since 1995 and is the man behind the classic 240s hub. Quiet, thoughtful and with a sixth sense for solid innovations, he is responsible for all wheel projects at DT Swiss. In this interview Stefan talks about his life and DT Swiss.

KONA BLOG – Unfortunately just a “usual Boris day”

In sports, there are days when everything runs almost automatically. You surpass your own expectation, come into a flow and grow beyond yourself. When I was able to keep up with the swim group around Sebastian Kienle for the first time, my legs felt good on the bike, worked together managed to catch up with the guys in the front; I thought I had caught the day I was dreaming of.

KONA BLOG – RUEDI WILD

KONA BLOG – RUEDI WILD

While some athletes put the hammer down right from the start, others try to understand the race, their competitors, and the conditions before deciding how to race.With a very keen sense for the racing situation, Ruedi Wild is one of those athletes you probably won’t see doing anything kamikaze-like during a long-distance race.

KONA BLOG – BORIS STEIN

KONA BLOG – BORIS STEIN

If you transfer the results of Boris Stein at the Ironman World Championships into a pivot chart, the trend line has a clear direction. Being among the favorites for the 2017 edition, we would like to take a closer look at the constant development of Boris over the last few years.

KONA BLOG – DIANA RIESLER

KONA BLOG – DIANA RIESLER

Triathlon has always been a sport full of extroverted athletes. Nevertheless, there are some exceptions; athletes who’d rather attract attention through their performance than through talking. Diana Riesler is one of these exceptions.

KONA BLOG – ANJA BERANEK

KONA BLOG – ANJA BERANEK

This year things have changed: Anja Beranek is one of the Ironman world champioship favorites, even though her season hasn’t been that satisfying until now. While other athletes may start to doubt their upcoming performances, Anja uses those feelings to fuel a positive mindset.

KONA BLOG – Daniela Ryf

KONA BLOG – Daniela Ryf

“Angry Bird“, “The Queen of Kona“. However you’d like to refer to Daniela Ryf, it is obvious that the third consecutive victory in Hawaii is the clear goal for the incumbent world champion. The triathlon world is expecting nothing less than the win from her, but what about Daniela herself? What drives the “Angry Bird” in her Kona campaign?

KONA BLOG – Tine Holst

KONA BLOG – Tine Holst

The IRONMAN Hawaii. A myth, a legendary event and one of the greatest challenges in triathlon sport. For the first time DT Swiss will be on Big Island for the race together with our brand ambassadors and pro athletes. Reason enough to take a closer look behind the scenes and introduce you to our six qualified pro athletes. The first portrayed athlete is Tine Holst. A story of bad luck, motivation and the power of thoughts.

Mon Chasseral Race 2017

What a great race! In the beginning of September the second edition of the Mon Chasseral race took place. The companies internal race up the final 7.5 km to the Chasseral is one of our season highlights. After one year of race preparation, 110 participants took the challenge of this uphill time trial race.

4 days “girls on bikes” and a lot of fun

Riding on awesome trails with mountain bikes, learning new techniques, testing brand new equipment and relaxing with massages, yoga or SUP sessions: The girls at the Bike Women Camp had the pleasure to experience this and lot more.

MY INTERNSHIP AT DT SWISS

MY INTERNSHIP AT DT SWISS

Paul Schuler was an intern in the R & D department during the period between Bachelor and Master's degree. In this blog post, the mechanical engineering student writes about his time at DT Swiss.

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.

TORTOUR 2017 – WE WERE PART!

TORTOUR 2017 – WE WERE PART!

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.

DISCOVER NEW ROADS

DISCOVER NEW ROADS

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.

DT SWISS SEASONHIGHLIGHT

DT SWISS SEASONHIGHLIGHT

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.

RAD Pack – From Porto to Bordeaux

Tour de Scandinavia. Tour D’Iceland. Tour D’Espana. Tour D’Italia. And now from Porto to Bordeaux. 9 stages. 1.400 kilometers and 24.000 meters of altitude. 17 friends.