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    Best Wheel Buider in Asheville

    Hey guys, can any of ya'll recommend a wheel builder in the Asheville area? Or anyone you have had experience with that does a good job in lacing up a wheelset?


    Thanks in advance

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    ANDY GRABOWSKI AT CHAINHEART CYCLING STUDIOS.

    The cap's are intentional. NOBODY has more experience with hand-building wheels, plus he actually takes pride in it and enjoys it.

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    Just gotta say Greg at C-FATZ does a great job..............just got back from a shakedown of my "geared-fixie" that he built the wheel-set for. It's a 29'r wheel....Sturmey Archer three speed internally geared hub (huge flange) on a Salsa Delgado rim with 14mm straight gauged spokes. Good hand built wheels............
    "Roll your own..........." http://smokebikes.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Brown View Post
    ANDY GRABOWSKI AT CHAINHEART CYCLING STUDIOS.

    The cap's are intentional. NOBODY has more experience with hand-building wheels, plus he actually takes pride in it and enjoys it.
    Seconded.

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    Good job!

    Agree. Andy Grabowskis Chainheart.
    Go Hokies.

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    Be nice to hear what folks have had built, so as to make a connection between the "builder" and the wheel-set.,,,,,,,,,,,,
    "Roll your own..........." http://smokebikes.com/

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    I've had:
    One rear and two front built by Andy. The rear went away because the hub axle broke after 7 or so years (DT Swiss 340). Both fronts are still going strong, but the newest front is brand new.

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    I bought my bike at Fatz, but i'm certainly open to anyone in asheville. if you guys dont mind me asking, what are each, respectively, charging per wheel?

    Thanks again

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