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    Wheel builder within Europe ?

    Hello mtbr forum.
    I am looking to upgrade my wheelset. After some research I can tell that a custom wheelset seems to be the best option.
    However I can't find any reliable builder.
    Merlin cycles builds wheels but with not many spoke and nipple options.
    Same goes for the chain reaction.
    Besides these two well known shops, I found 2-3 builders within UK. Their price for the desired wheels is about 250 Euros more compared to Merlin and CRC.
    Any suggestions?

    PS : I wouldn't mind contacting a builder located in the USA, but the delivery charges are H-U-G-E.

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    Nope? Nobody?

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    I build in the US but ship to EU with some regularity. Once a week on average.

    Shipping costs are generally ~$100USD.

    Link to site below if this is of interest.

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    I'm in the UK, and those I've used in the past are:

    Custom wheel builds
    MTB wheels

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesee View Post
    I build in the US but ship to EU with some regularity. Once a week on average.

    Shipping costs are generally ~$100USD.

    Link to site below if this is of interest.
    Hello mate. Really appreciate your answer. Your site was, if I am not wrong, the first one I checked. However, ordering from the USA will probably cost me much more than 100$. I will need to pay taxes and impost.
    After a quick research I've made it seems that I can avoid these if the sender add a note like "Gift" on the package or something like that. Not sure if that's true. So I don't take this for granted. I need to make a better research and ask.
    Once I find that out, I will let you know. Thanks again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nick19 View Post
    I'm in the UK, and those I've used in the past are:

    Custom wheel builds
    MTB wheels

    Thanks for your answer.
    Not what exactly what I am looking for. Both lack of options.

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    A hand of help would be much appreciated here! :P

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