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    Wheelset

    I'm about to purchase a set of wheels and I'm thinking about having Universal Cycles build a custom pair for me (Velocity Fusions laced to Surlys). Does anyone have any experience with Universal Cycles and their wheel build quality?

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    Why Universal when you have Ben from Velomine?!??!

    idk about universal, but i know alot of people have wheels made by ben and they like it alot. give him a email, and ask for a quote.



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    Just sent an e-mail to him. Thank you!

    Any other suggestions?
    Last edited by cikal; 08-02-10 at 11:17 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squeegeesunny View Post
    Why Universal when you have Ben from Velomine?!??!

    idk about universal, but i know alot of people have wheels made by ben and they like it alot. give him a email, and ask for a quote.
    IIRC, Ben doesn't build them. They're built on a large scale and the wheels are distributed to various distributors, like Velomine. He DOES have a custom wheel-builder, however, named Chuck.
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    I think you can get that set-up from pro wheel builder also.
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    I too have wondered about Universal Cycle wheel build quality. I am putting together my new wheelset for my Vigorelli:

    Mavic Open Pro
    (or DT Swiss 1.2) can't decide yet between these two very different rims
    Miche Primato hubs
    DT spokes

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    They are just down the road from me... Cant say anything about wheel quality but they have a rad shop...
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