Wheel Building in ACT

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DaNmAn
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Wheel Building in ACT

Postby DaNmAn » Thu Jul 02, 2009 7:20 pm

Hey guys, I run 32 spoke DA16's laced to an 8 speed alfine hub.
I keep popping spokes so.... I wanted to lace something a bit stronger up to the alfine hub.

HAs nyone got any experience with wheel builders in canberra.

I would like to do it locally to minimise downtime... So over to you guys... Know anyone good, anyone I should avoid ?


Cheers in advance :)

Danman

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Re: Wheel Building in ACT

Postby twizzle » Thu Jul 02, 2009 8:26 pm

Experience? Yes - all bad. Based on rep, I'd try Lonsdale or Ian Downing.
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Re: Wheel Building in ACT

Postby Jean » Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:08 am

Ian Downing rebuilt a set of wheels for me which had few problems (stemming mostly from the original build in Bris Vegas I think, but badly exacerbated by a Canberra LBS). He did an excellent job and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him for wheels.

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