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Bens Cycle Wheel Builds

Old 12-22-10, 02:28 AM
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Bens Cycle Wheel Builds

I am going to be having another set of wheels built up soon and I was wondering if many riders here have gone through Bens Cycle for a custom build. My qoute from them was around $320.00 and for the same build up my qoute from Peter White was 410.00. The price is right from Bens but I was just wondering how thier wheel builds are. The wheels I am ordering are 36h Chukkers laced to Formula Hubs. Thanks in advance for any help.
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I've got about 2000 miles of hilly out of seat New England climbing on my Bens wheels and they have not seen a spoke wrench. Pretty stout build - DeepVs, straight gauge spokes, Bens 4-Star (Novatec) hubs. Peter White supposedly is top of his class, but as a frugal Yankee (not Yankee fan) I'd go with Bens and save $90
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