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, November 21, 2014

Mountain: ENVE AM29 on Rohloff & DT Swiss Hubs




Mountain bike trail wheelset

- Intended use: Mountain biking, trail riding.
Features: Lightweight rims, Gates Belt Drive Cog, Thru Axle front hub, Rohloff SPEEDHUB provides reliable shifting in all conditions.
- Recommended rider weight: <250 lb.
- Wheel Size: 29"

Wheel build details

- Rims: ENVE AM29
- Front hub: DT Swiss 240
- Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB
- Spokes: Sapim CX Ray
- Nipples: ENVE Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross  front / 2 cross rear

Destination: Berkeley, CA

Monday, November 17, 2014

Touring: Velocity Aeroheat Rims on Rohloff & Schmidt Hubs




Strong, mixed terrain touring wheelset

- Intended use: Touring/Commuting
- Features: Rohloff SPEEDHUB offers reliable shifting in all conditions, belt drive pulley allows for use of Gates Carbon Drive system, Schmidt SON28 generator hub allows battery free lighting in all conditions.
- Recommended rider weight: <200 lb.
- Wheel Size: 700c

Wheel build details

- Rims: Velocity Aeroheat
- Front hub: Schmidt SON 28 6 bolt disc
- Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB
- Spokes: Sapim Race
- Nipples: Sapim Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross front // 2 cross rear
- Extras: Matching Red Anodized Rims

Destination: Spokane, WA

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Touring: Velocity Cliffhanger Rims on Rohloff and Schmidt Hubs





Durable touring wheelset

- Intended use: Touring/Commuting
- Features: Rim or disc brake, dynamo generator hub.
- Recommended rider weight: <175 lbs.
- Wheel size: 700c/29"

Wheel build details

- Rims: Velocity Cliffhanger
- Front hub: Schmidt SON28
- Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14
- Spokes: Sapim Laser
- Nipples: Sapim Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross front / 2 cross rear

Destination: Seattle, WA

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Mountain: NoTubes Arch EX rims on Rohloff and Hadley Hubs



Tubeless ready 29er cross country mountain wheelset

- Intended use: Cross country mountain biking, trail riding
- Features: Light but sturdy rims; Rohloff SPEEDHUB provides reliable shifting in all conditions
- Recommended rider weight: <175 lbs.
- Wheel size: 29"

Wheel build details

- Rims: NoTubes Arch EX
- Front hub: Hadley Thru Axle
- Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14
- Spokes: Sapim Laser 
- Nipples: Sapim Alloy
- Lacing: 3 cross front / 2 cross rear

Destination: Berg Bikes, British Colombia






Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Mountain: Carbon Rims on Hope Pro 2 EVO Hubs



Carbon 29er trail wheelset

- Intended use: Mountain biking
- Features: Lightweight carbon wheelset
- Recommended rider weight: <175 lbs.
- Wheel size: 29"

Wheel build details

- Rims: Imported carbon 29"
- Front hub: Hope Pro 2 EVO
- Rear hub: Hope Pro 2 EVO
- Spokes: Sapim Race
- Nipples: Sapim Brass
- Lacing: 3 cross front / 3 cross rear

Destination: Berkeley, CA


Friday, October 31, 2014

Mountain: Carbon Rims on Industry Nine Hubs



Wide, Lightweight Carbon Trail Bike Wheels

- 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", 35mm wide
- 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



Lightweight Road Disc Wheels

- 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