Imagine if a martial arts master had primate dexterity and was made of steel. You've now conceptualized the Surly Karate Monkey. The Monkey is versatile, capable of running skinny tires or massive treads, suspension or rigid forks and while it's capable of rocking gears, it brings its "A-Game" to the singlespeed scene. The strong 4130-chromoly frame and fork ride silky smooth handling any terrain beneath your wheels and the short chainstays make for a very lively ride. Tough 29-inch WTB rims wrapped with wide WTB tires trounce anything in their way and the singlespeed drivetrain is powered by stout TruVativ cranks. Wide Salsa bars give you kung fu leverage to complement your singlespeed style and Avid discs with 6-inch rotors reign things in.
|Frame||Surly TIG-welded chromoly with double butted main triangle|
|Fork||Surly TIG-welded chromoly|
|Rims/Wheels||WTB Speed Disc 29|
|Spokes||DT Swiss Champion|
|Tires||WTB Exiwolf DNA, 29 x 2.3|
|Crankset||TruVativ FireX 1.1|
|Rear Cogs||Shimano 17T|
|Brake Levers||Avid FR-5|
|Brakes||Avid BB7 mechanical-disc, 6-inch rotors|
|Saddle||WTB SST Comp|
* Subject to change without notice.