Thanks to the ease of disassembly it's a doddle to change
freehubs if required, and any of DT's six freehub bodies can be
swapped onto the new hubs (SRAM XD, Shimano, Shimano Micro Spline,
SRAM XDR, Shimano Road SL and Campagnolo).
All the new 180 hubs will come with a 36 tooth ratchet, giving
10 degrees engagement. It will be possible to upgrade to a 54 tooth
ratchet if you prefer, giving faster engagement at the price of a
slight loss of durability.
The new system only requires one spring, thanks to the
integration of the ratchet teeth with the threaded ring for freehub
attachment. This gives a slight weight saving, but also helps to
drastically reduce the number of parts required (just 13 components
in the Ratchet AXS).
The single spring also means faster engagement and should mean