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.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Touring: Velocity Cliffhanger on Rohloff & Chris King Hubs

Durable Touring Wheels
   Intended use: Touring
   Features: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 offers reliable shifting in
     all conditions
   Recommended rider weight: <300 lbs.
   Wheel Size: 700c/29"

Wheel build details
   Rims: Velocity Cliffhanger
   Front hub: Chris King ISO Disc (36 H)
   Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 (36 H)
   Spokes: Sapim Race
   Nipples: Sapim brass
   Lacing: 3x // 2x

Destination: Midwest Tandems, Ann Arbor, MI

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Fixie: Velocity Synergy Rims on Surly Hubs

Fixie Wheels
   Intended use: Urban/Fixed-gear riding
   Features: Lightweight fixed-gear simplicity
   Recommended rider weight: <180 lbs.
   Wheel Size: 700c

Wheel build details
   Rims: Velocity Synergy
   Front hub: Surly track hub (32 H)
   Rear hub: Surly track hub (32 H)
   Spokes: Sapim Laser
   Nipples: Sapim brass
   Lacing: 3x // 3x

Destination: El Cerrito, CA

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

MTB: SunRingle MTX33 Rims on Rohloff SPEEDHUB and Schmidt SON28

Heavy Duty Mixed Terrain Wheels
   Intended use: Bikepacking and Touring
   Features: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 offers reliable shifting in
     all conditions; Schmidt SON28 dynamo hub to power lights
   Recommended rider weight: <300lbs
   Wheel Size: 700c/29er/29+

Wheel build details
   Rims: 32 hole Sun MTX33
   Front hub: Schmidt SON28 Dynamo
   Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14
   Spokes: SAPIM Race
   Nipples: Brass
   Lacing: 3x // 3x
   Extras: Avid Rohloff 160mm Rotor

Destination: New Mexico