I was going to buy a set of wheels from thebikebiz.com. White Phil hubs to white Deep Vs. Here's a quote from the email they sent me: "Wheel price would be $675 USD, and shipping will be approximately $200 USD". So... $875. Yesterday I received a pair of the exact same wheels from Richard at prowheelbuilder.com. Total cost including shipping: $594.70. That's almost $300 difference for the exact same item. I ordered them Sept 6 and received them September 18, so less than two weeks later. I only had to pay $31 in taxes and no customs. The wheels are fantastic and the price was great. Thanks Richard!
September 18, 2008
This was my first custom wheel build. I searched and searched online and kept coming back to ProWheelBuilder.com because the prices were far better than anything I was finding at the big named online shops. I've always thought the factory wheels were the way to go, but this experience has me sold on custom wheels. The quality of the work is obviously superior to any factory prepared wheel I've bought. I was a skeptic, but now I've seen the light. If I ever need wheels again, I won't hesitate to come back to these guys.