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.

Monday, May 2, 2016

36" Wheelset For DirtySixer Bikes: Nimbus Stealth2 Rims with Novatech and Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 XL

36" Wheelset for DirtySixer Bikes
   Intended use: Road/Tour/Gravel
   Features: IGH: Durable and
   dependable hassle-free gear hub
   Recommended rider weight: <350
   Wheel Size: 36"

Wheel build details
   Rims: Nimbus Stealth2
   Front hub: Novatech 150mm
   Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB
   500/14 XL
   Spokes: Sapim Leader
   Nipples: Sapim, Brass
   Lacing: front 3-Cross //
   rear 2-Cross






Destination: Santa Cruz, CA

Friday, April 29, 2016

Road / Commuting Wheelset: 700c Velocity Deep-V Rims with Phil Wood Hubs

Road / Commuting Wheelset
   Intended use: Commuting / Road
   Features: Strength and reliability
   Recommended rider weight: <200
   Wheel Size: 700c

Wheel build details
   Rims: Velocity Deep-V
   Front hub: Phil Wood
   Rear hub: Phill Wood
   Nipples: Sapim, Brass
   Lacing: front 3-Cross //
   rear 3-Cross
 




Destination: Local Bay Area

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Tubless Road Racing Wheelset: 700c Imported Carbon Rims with Tune Hubs

Road Wheelset
   Intended use: Road Racing
   Features: Rims- tubeless, lightweight deep U-
   shaped. Great weight/rim and depth/width ratio
   Hubs- strong and durable
   Recommended rider weight: <200
   Wheel Size: 700c

Wheel build details
   Rims: Imported Carbon
   Front hub: Tune MIG70
   Rear hub: Tune MAG170
   Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray
   Nipples: Sapim Brass
   Lacing: front 3-Cross // rear 3-Cross
 


Destination: Local Bay Area

Friday, April 22, 2016

Fat Bike Wheelset: 26" Weinnmann Fat Rims with Onyx Racing hub and Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14

Fat Bike Wheelset
   Intended use: Trail / Snow
   Features: IGH: Durable and
   dependable hassle-free gear hub
   Recommended rider weight:
   < 275
   Wheel Size: 26"

Wheel build details
   Rims: Weinmann Fat Rims
   Front hub: Onyx Racing Fat hub
   Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB
   500/14 XL
   Spokes: Sapim, Race
   Nipples: Sapim, Race
   Lacing: front 3-Cross //
   rear 2-Cross
   Extras: 203 / 180 rotors

Destination: Canada

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Trail / Cross Country / All Mountain Wheelset: 29" Velocity Blunt 35 with Chris King ISO Thru-Axle and Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14

Trail / Cross Country / All Mountain
   Intended use: MTB
   Features: Rims-Width gives more traction /
   lateral stiffness without so much weight
   IGH: Durable and dependable
   hassle-free gear hub.
   Recommended rider weight: <275
   Wheel Size: 29"

Wheel build details
   Rims: Velocity Blunt
   Front hub: Chris King ISO LD 15Q
   Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/15
   Spokes: Sapim Force
   Nipples: Sapim Brass
   Lacing: front 3-Cross // rear 2-Cross
   Extras: 180 / 203 rotors & blue liner

Destination: Santa Cruz, California

Thursday, April 14, 2016

29" Tubeless Ready Cyclocross Wheelset: DT Swiss XR29 with DT Swiss 240 Disk Hubs



Tubeless Ready Cyclocross Wheelset

   Intended use: Cyclocross
   Features: Tubeless Compatible
   Recommended rider weight:
   <200lbs
   Wheel Size: 29"

Wheel build details
   Rims: DT Swiss XR29
   Front hub: DT Swiss 240 disc
   Rear hub: DT Swiss 240 disc
   Spokes: Spaim CX-Ray
   black +2 white
   Lacing: front 3-Cross // rear
   3-Cross
   Extras: white spokes to sides
   of valve


Destination: Local Bay Area (Pick-Up)

Friday, April 8, 2016

Tubeless Carbon MTB Wheelset: 27.5" Imported Carbon Rims with Chris King ISO Disk Hubs

Tubeless Carbon MTB Wheelset
   Intended use: All Mountain
   Features: Rims: Light / fast
   Hubs: Durable
   Recommended rider weight: <200
   Wheel Size: 27.5"

Wheel build details
   Rims: Imported carbon
   Front hub: Chris King ISO
   Rear hub: Chris King ISO
   Spokes: Race, black
   Nipples: Brass, black
   Lacing: front 3-Cross //
   rear 3-Cross
   Extras: Tubeless tape


Destination: Denver, Colorado