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Old 12-27-12, 11:30 PM   #1
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Good online place to buy wheels?

I've noticed that while riding a hybrid is certainly a good compromise between having a mountain bike or a road bike, I am finding some parts - in particular wheels, are harder to find.

My Trek has 700c wheels and disc brakes. I'd like to end up with two wheel sets: the stock and a second set for 'road' tires. I'm going with some Schwalbe Marathon Supremes for the tires, but short of just going to the Trek dealer and buying a replacement set of wheels (which is what I might do, since I priced them and they are pretty cheap), I was wondering if I could get an upgraded set. I don't want to spend too much - at the point where I'm at 50% of what my bike cost, I'd probably just get a used road bike.

I've been to bicyclewheel.com and lots of other places, but I know I saw (from someone here) a place where I could pick and choose from rims, spokes and hubs. I can't find the darn site again, however.
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Old 12-28-12, 07:11 PM   #2
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I guess never mind - and it's a good thing. My local (I live in a small town, so before today, my "local" bike shop was 20 miles away, but my new one is 2 miles!) bike shop is a bike shop first, then a bike store. The owner is very experienced in wheel construction and looks like I'm going to work with him on getting me a second set of wheels. Nice. Great to work local for something!!!
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After a really long research and hundreds of good reviews, I decided to do my wheelset shopping here : http://www.treefortbikes.com/
Great prices, price match, great service and fast shipping.
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Old 01-18-13, 05:50 PM   #4
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http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/178...r-Wheelset.htm

this is the set i got for my Trek 8.3 ds...
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