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.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

For Sale -- MTB: NoTubes Rim on Toxoholics Hub

Solid Mountain Bike Front Wheel
   Intended use: Trail Riding
   Features: Toxoholics hub uses same 4-bolt rotors as Rohloff
     SPEEDHUB 500/14 & easily changes between 9mm, 15mm,
     and 20mm axles; easy tubeless setup; 28mm wide rim offers
     good support for tires up to 2.35" and good combination of
     strength vs weight
   Recommended rider weight: <200 lbs
   Wheel Size: 29"

Wheel build details
   Rim: No Tubes Flow
   Front hub: Toxoholics (32H)
   Spokes: Sapim Race
   Nipples: Sapim Brass
   Lacing: 3x
   Extras: NoTubes valve stem and yellow tape

                                                Destination: For Sale $340

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

MTB: ENVE Rims on Rohloff & Project 321 Hubs

Ultimate Cross Country Mountain Bike Wheels
   Intended use: XC/trail riding
   Features: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 offers reliable shifting in all conditions; easy tubeless setup; lightweight carbon rims are as strong and stiff as many downhill rims
   Recommended rider weight: <240 lbs
   Wheel Size: 29"

Wheel build details
   Rims: ENVE Composites XC 29 carbon
   Front hub: Project 321 Lefty (32H)
   Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 (32H)
   Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray
   Nipples: ENVE hidden alloy
   Lacing: 3x // 2x

Destination: Cycle Monkey Project Bike

Monday, November 26, 2012

Wheel House Refurb - Road: Velocity Rim on White Industries Hub

All-Around Road Wheel
   Intended use: road riding
   Features: 23mm wide rim offers better tire support than traditional
     19-20mm wide rims; off-center spoke bed improves spoke tension
     balance between left and right sides
   Recommended rider weight: <200 lbs
   Wheel Size: 700c

Wheel build details
   Rim: Velocity A23 O/C
   Rear hub: White Industries H2 (28H)
   Spokes: Sapim Laser/Race
   Nipples: Sapim Alloy
   Lacing: 2x/3x
   Extras: Velox cloth tape

Destination: Oakland, CA

Sunday, November 11, 2012

MTB: NoTubes Rims on Rohloff & Phil Wood Hubs

Sturdy Mountain Bike Wheels
   Intended use: Trail riding
   Features: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 offers reliable shifting in
     all conditions; easy tubeless setup; good combination of
     strength vs weight; 28mm wide rim offers good support for
     tires up to 2.35" balance of strength & weight
   Recommended rider weight: < 240 lbs
   Wheel Size: 29"

Wheel build details
   Rims: Stan's NoTubes Flow
   Front hub: Phil Wood (36 hole)
   Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 (36 hole)
   Spokes: Sapim Force
   Nipples: Sapim brass
   Lacing: 3x front // 2x rear
   Extras: Stan's NoTube yellow tape & valve stems
               Magura Storm Rotors

Destination: Castle Rock, CO

Friday, November 9, 2012

Wheel House Refurb - MTB: New NoTubes Rims on Existing Hubs

Light-weight Race Wheels
   Intended use: XC racing
   Features: light, moderate price-point, refurb
   Recommended rider weight: < 150 lbs
   Wheel Size: 29"

Wheel build details
   Rims: Stan's NoTubes Crest
   Front hub: Stan's 3.30 (32 hole)
   Rear hub: Stan's 3.30 (32 hole)
   Spokes: Sapim Laser
   Nipples: Sapim Aluminum
   Lacing: 3x front // 3x rear
   Extras: NoTubes yellow tape & tubeless valve stems

Destination: Santa Cruz, CA

Monday, November 5, 2012

Road: ENVE Carbon Rims on Alchemy Hubs

Ultimate Road Wheels
   Intended use: racing, training, everyday use
   Features: light, aero, stiff, durable
   Recommended rider weight: < 200 lbs
   Wheel Size: 700c

Wheel build details
   Rims: ENVE Composites 45C (45-mm tall carbon clincher)
   Front hub: Alchemy ELF (20 hole)
   Rear hub: Alchemy ORC (24 hole)
   Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray
   Nipples: ENVE Hidden Alloy
   Lacing: Radial front // 2x rear

Destination: Berkeley, CA