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RWS Aluminum Lever Thru Bolt

RWS Aluminum Lever Thru Bolt

$37.90

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Why We Like The RWS Aluminum Lever Thru Bolt

This RWS Aluminum Lever Thru Bolt is a simple mounting solution for thru-bolt rear wheels. Where the standard RWS Thru-Bolt uses a carbon-reinforced plastic lever arm, you'll get a lever made from machined aluminum here. The weight is exactly the same, and you'll perhaps get more durability in the event of a crash with these alloy bits, not to mention the appeal of the more sculpted look.


RWS stands for Ratchet Wheelmounting System. It has the look of a quick release (minus the springs), but in place of a lever attached to a cam, there's a lever attached to a bolt head. Turn the lever clockwise to tighten. When there is sufficient resistance (15nm), stop turning. Press the red button to position the lever in a place where it won't get knocked around. You're done, and the benefits are pretty obvious. It provides up to 50% greater clamping force than with a conventional quick release, which can be a great thing when riding a disc brake in front as it will resist the twisting forces better. And, they make it super easy to pop your wheels off your bike. The oversized shafts are high-strength, lightweight 7075 aluminum, as are the lever arms. Want it off? Just start turning the lever counter-clockwise to loosen.


The DT Swiss RWS Thru Bolt w/ Aluminum Lever is available to fit three hub configurations -- Front 9x100mm, Rear 10x135mm, Rear 12x142mm (Syntace X-12 type). The weights are as follows: 49g (front 9 x 100) 63g (rear 10 x 135.)


Details

  • Thru-bolt rear axle with an aluminum release lever
  • Choose from 9 x 100mm front, 10 x 135mm rear, or 12 x 142mm rear
  • Uses M10 x 1 thread pitch
  • Item #DTS0008
Material
[axle] aluminum, [lever] alloy
Type
thru-axle
Size
[front] 9 x 100 mm, [rear] 10 x 135 mm, 12 x 142mm
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years
Activity
cycling, mountain biking