Wheel House & Cycle Monkey

Welcome to our Wheel House! Wheel building is central to Cycle Monkey. Here, we feature hand-built wheels that are made to order for our customers - either for existing bikes or complete bike packages. Check out The Monkey Lab to see complete bikes that feature Cycle Monkey wheels and other products.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Mountain: Carbon Rims on Industry Nine Hubs





- Intended use: Mountain biking, trail riding
- Features: Lightweight carbon rims, white spokes
- Recommended rider weight: <225 lbs.
- Wheel size: 29"

Wheel build details

- Rims: Imported carbon 29"
- Front hub: Industry Nine
- Rear hub: Industry Nine
- Spokes: Sapim Race
- Nipples: Sapim Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross front / 3 cross rear

Destination: El Cerrito CA

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Road: Velocity A23 Rims on White Industries and Rohloff Hubs




- Intended use: Road riding, training
- Features: Rohloff SPEEDHUB provides reliable shifting in all conditions and is compatible with Gates Carbon Drive belt drive.
- Recommended rider weight: <200 lbs.
- Wheel size: 700c

Wheel build details

- Rims: Velocity A23
- Front hub: White Industries MI6
- Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14
- Spokes: Sapim Race
- Nipples: Sapim Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross front / 2 cross rear

Destination: Santa Rosa CA

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Mountain: Surly Rabbit Hole Rims on Rohloff and Paul Hubs




29+ Mountain Biking/Bike Packing Wheelset

- Intended use: Mountain biking, trail riding
- Features: 50mm wide rims with cut out centers to reduce rotational weight
- Recommended rider weight: <175 lbs.
- Wheel size: 29+

Wheel build details

- Rims: Surly Rabbit Hole 32h
- Front hub: Paul Components Disc FHUB
- Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14
- Spokes: Sapim Laser
- Nipples: Black Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross front / 2 cross rear

Destination: Oakland, CA

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mountain: Velocity Blunt 35 Rims on Surly Hubs



Single Speed Moutain Wheelset

- Intended use: Mountain biking, trail riding
- Features: Solid nutted axles, White Industries SS freewheel
- Recommended rider weight: <250 lbs.
- Wheel size: 29"

Wheel build details

- Rims: Velocity Blunt 35
- Front hub: Surly
- Rear hub: Surly
- Spokes: Sapim Race
- Nipples: Sapim Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross front / 3 cross rear

  Destination: Mount Pleasant, SC


Saturday, October 18, 2014

Road: Velocity A23 Rims on White Industries Hubs



Lightweight Road Wheelset

- Intended use: Road riding, racing, and training
- Features: Lightweight road wheelset
- Recommended rider weight: <175 lbs.
- Wheel size: 700c

Wheel build details

- Rims: Velocity A23
- Front hub: White Industries T11
- Rear hub: White Industries T11
- Spokes: Sapim Race
- Nipples: Sapim Brass
- Lacing: 2 cross front / 2 cross rear

  Destination: Berkeley, CA


Friday, October 17, 2014

Mountain: Velocity Dually Rims on Rohloff and Hadley Hubs


Ultra-wide Trail Bike Wheelset

- Intended use: Mountain biking, all-mountain riding
- Features: 45mm-wide rims increase tire's stability and contact patch; Rohloff SPEEDHUB provides reliable shifting in all conditions 
- Recommended rider weight: <200 lbs.
- Wheel size: 29"

Wheel build details

- Rims: Velocity Dually
- Front hub: Hadley
- Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14
- Spokes: Sapim Force
- Nipples: Sapim Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross front / 2 cross rear

Destination: Cycle Monkey Demo Wheels






Friday, July 25, 2014

Mountain: WTB i23 KOM Rims on Rohloff & White Brothers Hubs

Mountain bike trail wheelset

- Intended use: Mountain biking, trail riding.
- Features: Lightweight aluminum rims are tubeless-ready, Rohloff SPEEDHUB XL provides reliable shifting in all conditions.
- Recommended rider weight: < 250 pounds
- Wheel size: 26"

Wheel build details

- Rims: WTB i23 KOM
- Front hub: White Brothers center lock disc QR
- Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB XL
- Spokes: Sapim CX Ray
- Nipples: Sapim Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross front / 2 cross rear

Destination: Marin, CA