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    Portland area wheel builder

    Does anyone have a good shop to recommend for a custom built 29er wheel set in the Portland area.

    Looking to build
    ChrIs king iso hubs R. Fun bolts/ F. 9mm QR
    Dt butted spoke
    Stan's flow 29" rim

    Thanks

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    Cyclepath

    They have built two sets of 26" wheels, King hubs, fun bolts and Stans arch rims. Nice work.

    Cyclepath | Custom Bike Love from Portland, Oregon

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    I'll second Cyclepath. They built my set of Chris King ISOs with Stan Flows for my WFO. It's a nice setup.

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    Thanks. I will check them out.

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    I like Pete at the Hollywood Bike Gallery for wheel builds.
    I only ride bikes to fill the time when I'm not skiing.

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    Check this out: Service 21st Avenue Bicycles

    $25 a wheel. Not bad. Wheel building ain't rocket science.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaybo View Post
    Check this out: Service 21st Avenue Bicycles

    $25 a wheel. Not bad. Wheel building ain't rocket science.
    It really isn't rocket science, but then rocket science isn't macro economics.
    Really though, it intimidated me (building wheels) BEFORE I learned, but once the old guys showed me...it clicked and now it's seems second nature. I'm only several hundred wheels in so there's still stuff to perfect but it's really pretty easy. I encourage everyone to try it. But for those that don't care to, $25/wheel is cheap by today's standards. The shop I worked at charged $45-$80/wheel.

    Anyway...good luck.

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    Are the wheels roundish? Ride it.

    Disciples Of Dirt, come ride with us.

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    I don't build wheels because learning to do it takes time and effort. It is fairly cheap to have them done. I meant wheel building can be done by most good local bike shops. I just thought the deal I found was good and I would not worry about having them build me a wheel. I think $25 is a very good deal.

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    Good job! Sugar is the Shiz

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    Go to Jude. She's made my current wheels and they're rock solid.
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    Upgrading the jabbermouth? I thought it had a big axle up front?

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    No Doubt - Jude @ Sugar!
    Ciao,

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    The jabber needs a little love. No big axle, but my next 29er will have one.

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    Another + for Sugar. Support your local wheel artist.
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    Check out Fat Tire

    Fat Tire Farm has a wrench named Brian who's built wheels for Co-Motion and Specialized--built a set for Tom Boonen to use in one of the spring classics.

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    +1 Jude is *really* good. She is worth twice what she charges.

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    +1 Jude is *really* good. She is worth twice what she charges.

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    Do the custom wheelset builder on Universal cycles website. The price, selection and quality is awesome. They build them fast too.

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