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I would not recommend a carbon bike for someone over 250lbs. Many road bikes have that as a weight limit.

At your weight, I agree with Steelbikerider that 36 spoke wheels with double butted 14/15/14 spokes are the way to go. Rather than Ultegra, I would recommend touring hubs like the Shimano Deore LX and touring rims like the DT Swiss TK540:

https://www.worldwidecyclery.com/pr...h-700c-black?gclid=CNynvbC3gs4CFUJZhgodRksGiw

Edit: I just remembered that Deore LX hubs are 135mm. Unfortunately road bikes are 130mm between the stays. Ultegras will work, but be sure they are laced 3-cross or 4-cross. Otherwise, you are putting tremendous stresses on the hub flanges. Don't even THINK about radial lacing.
 
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