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Old 05-17-08, 05:51 PM   #1
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Cheapest place to get an Open Pro wheelset?

Hey,
I'm looking to get some Mavic Open Pro's laced to something a bit better than formulas. I was thinking Phil hubs, Dura-ace, or Suzue Pro Max's..

I'm in the SF Bay Area, but can order online as well too.

So far, I've found.. Phils/Open Pros for around $430 from thebikebiz.com. And.. American Cyclery in SF has Open Pro/Suzue Pro Max's for $462.

I'm leaning towards the set from thebikebiz.com but was wondering if anyone had any cheaper sources?
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Old 05-17-08, 07:08 PM   #2
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Check Harris Cyclery. [Sheldon Brown's homebase]
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Old 05-17-08, 08:09 PM   #3
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i got a set of dura-ace 32s laced to open pro's at my LBS for 375 total. i'd call around to a few places just to see if its worth it to save on shipping costs?
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Bicyclewheels.com used to have Open Pros laced to high flange fixed/fixed dura ace for $350 but they aren't currently on the site. Email them and see if they are back in stock.
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I'm guessing you want nice hubs? Otherwise, I think bicyclewheels has OPs to Formulas for $275
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Old 05-18-08, 11:54 AM   #6
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I'm guessing you want nice hubs? Otherwise, I think bicyclewheels has OPs to Formulas for $275
Universal Cycles. Using their wheel builder will give you DA/Open pro with DT Swiss Competition spokes for $351.88. Phils for about $100 more.
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It was four years ago, but I had blue Open Pros laced to high flange DA hubs for $225, lockring included.
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i REALLY hate american cyclery in sf. i'd go just about anywhere except there.
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i REALLY hate american cyclery in sf. i'd go just about anywhere except there.
Seems like everything's super expensive there.
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