Old 10-01-19, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by topflightpro View Post
SF, going to have to disagree a bit with you. Most LBSes, IME, do not have skilled wheel builders. They rarely even have someone competent enough to fix an out of true wheel.

OP, at your weight, you should be fine on just about any rear wheel. You're not at the extreme end of weight. You should be able to purchase a Shimano or DT Swiss rear wheel for less than $200.
I agree with you about a lot of shops don't have a great wheel builder. I hope his does. Even if it's a half decent one though I'd hope it would be better in the end than something from Amazon.
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