The Razz Wheels Story

We all have a little story to tell... this is ours.

Gravel grinder wheelset by Razz Wheels.

It has been said that in order to excel at what you do - pursue your passion. That's exactly what we do here at RAZZ Wheels... we ride, race and win on wheelsets and bicycles we have built. It is as simple as that.

Welcome to RAZZ Wheels!

It all started when I endeavored to build my own custom mtn bike wheelset with I-9 hubs & Nox carbon hoops. The wheelset came out like a PRO build! I have raced and hammered this wheelset in many XC and Enduro races, including The Sea Otter Classic, The Downieville Classic, Anndadel Classic, Mammoth Bar Enduro, etc. and it is still straight as an arrow!

I have since built several wheelsets for friends, family and teammates and they are all impressed with the level of precision and detail of the build, as well as the superior ride quality of the wheels.

All of us here at RAZZ Wheels have similar stories of how following our passion for things related to the sport of cycling, resulted in merging our skills to build custom wheelsets and awesome bikes for you! So whether you need a custom wheelset to compliment your riding skills, a complete custom bike-build or a complete bike tune-up, the team at Razz Wheels will get you back out on the trail or your favorite road loop in no time. We service all brands of bicycles and estimates are always FREE!

Charles Himes

Skilled Staff

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Meet Our Resident Experts

Our team has been building, riding and racing bicycles for over 65 years combined!

Charles Himes

Charles Himes - Founder

Wheel Builder/Bike Builder/Repairs

Racing and building bikes for 20+ years.

Dan Lee

Dan Lee

Bike Builder/Repairs/Suspension

Racing and building bikes for 20+ years.

Albert Kong

Albert Kong

Wheel Builder

Riding and building wheels for 25+ years.

Rider Testimonials

What bike racers are saying about our wheelsets and custom bike builds.

Charles did a fantastic job building my new mountain bike. He built it with precision and patience. He was meticulous with everything... by making sure the cables were just right, the shifting was crisp and spot-on, the brakes were at the perfect reach... all this made it look PRO! He even dialed in the suspension. It was love at first ride! Charles has also saved me a few times with last minute emergency fixes. He saved epic rides and kept me from logging a DNS at a cross race. His work is nothing but excellent. The time and energy he puts into his work shows in the finished project. I'm sure I will be back to Razz Wheels and Bike Repair.

Dennis Brodowski

- Santa Rosa, CA

On the maiden ride, I was immediately impressed with the Razz wheels! The wheels felt razor sharp with excellent pedal transfer, but not too stiff. Razz Wheels put it all together to deliver a ride that far exceeded my expectations on all accounts. Razz Wheels are a professional quality build that include high-end products - all at an affordable price point!

Ario Bigattini

- Petaluma, CA

Razz put together my Santa Cruz Stigmata just in time for the Grinduro. I wanted a more suitable ride for long hours in the saddle. I let Charles know what I was looking for and he helped me make a parts selection, based on my needs and riding style. He was able to get just the right parts and had it put together super fast. Now I have the bike I have always dreamed of! Charles has great attention to detail, and made sure that I had no issues for the race. Everything was fitted perfectly which was evident when I took my first pre-ride. I highly recommend Razz for bike builds and parts selection - they really know what they're doing.

Creg Jackson

- Marin County

On a group ride with Charles I noticed that my deraileur wasn't shifting to my lowest 2 gears. When we regrouped, Charles grabbed a 5mm wrench and in a few short moments my rear shifting was back on track! Thanks Charles!

Jason Clark

- Santa Rosa

Razz Wheels has been my number one go to location. The attention detail, quality workmanship, and expert knowledge of all bikes is second to none. I have had the pleasure of getting my mountain bikes, cyclocross bikes, and road bikes all worked on by Charles at Razz Wheels. They are a pleasure to do business with and I would highly recommend them to all !!!

Rahi Kamfar

- Santa Rosa

The guys at Razz are awesome! I race MTB's, XC and enduro and a full season of cyclocross and Razz has not only built all my bikes but keeps them in top shape and running smoothly. They have built wheels for me and glued tubular's and I have had zero problems. Any time I have a problem they get it taken care of fast and done right. I love having these guy's in my corner and you will too!

Mike Warren

- Sebastopol

I had a chance to demo a set of wheels from Razz Wheels for my custom Comare cross bike. Outfitted with the razzle dazzle build, a set of I9 classic road hubs laced to nox skyline carbon rims, and some WTB riddler tires in 38mm size. It was suggested that I run no more than 50psi, since the rims were hookless bead. With 35psi in the front and 40psi in the rear, I was rewarded with a compliant ride and tons of traction.

With a little over 100 miles of mixed terrain, the wheels performed flawlessly. I normally run aluminum rims, and the carbon added a bit of compliance and comfortability that allowed me to ride without thinking about them. I really like them and would refer Razz wheels to any cycling enthusiast.


- Petaluma, CA

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