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Las Vegas riders - what LBS would you trust to put together your new bike?

Old 09-10-20, 05:40 AM
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Las Vegas riders - what LBS would you trust to put together your new bike?

Las Vegas riders (or Henderson). What LBS would you trust to put together your new bike?

More than likely going to order a complete bike soon.

Request first hand experience requested please.
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What bike? Basic WalMart or pro level carbon?
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https://www.mcghies.com/

I haven't used McGhies since moving from BC, but they are the best road bike shop in your area. All Mountain Cyclery is the best mountain bike shop.
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Originally Posted by GlennR View Post
What bike? Basic WalMart or pro level carbon?
Do you have experience with a Las Vegas LBS? It's a Lynskey.
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Just post some pics and we'll walk you through it. How hard could it be? Do you have an extra large hammer?
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Originally Posted by gios View Post
Do you have experience with a Las Vegas LBS? It's a Lynskey.
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I'd trust the LBS I bought my bike from.
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I'd trust the LBS I bought my bike from.
Sure, but what if you didn't buy your bike from your LBS?
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Saw a Litespeed cruising downhill on south Boulder Hwy this morning around 7am - rider was smiling and riding like he stole it.

Already called McGhie's before I posted this thread - and they have a 16 day service backlog. I wonder if that means that the box will sit until it's number comes up? I better call again lol.

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Originally Posted by gios View Post
Saw a Litespeed cruising downhill on south Boulder Hwy this morning around 7am - rider was smiling and riding like he stole it.

Already called McGhie's before I posted this thread - and they have a 16 day service backlog. I wonder if that means that the box will sit until it's number comes up? I better call again lol.

did the rider look like he was a meth-head? If he was north of Horizon, it probably was stolen.
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I'd trust the LBS I bought my bike from.
There are some LBSs I definitely wouldn't trust. I also might want a model only they carry.
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I don't have any Las Vegas LBS experience, but I do have experience buying a Lynskey. I assembled my wife's R255, but they had an option at the time where they would assemble and then box it for shipping. I believe you'd have to straighten the bars and put in the seat post and put the wheels on. Given the current situation at bike shops you might want to look into that.
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I rent bikes from McGhie's when I visit. They have always been super-helpful. And when I got one too many flats on their rental out on Blue Diamond Rd. . (didn't really understand about goatheads on my first couple trips there), I limped into their MTB outpost and they helped me out without making me feel like an idiot (even though I had been an idiot).

Doesn't say much about their LBS services, but it's a positive general report.
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