Build-A-Bike Class $90

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Ever wonder what makes a bike roll, turn, and stop? Over 5 days, learn how to properly disassemble, clean and completely rebuild a bicycle. In pairs, students take apart and rebuild a BICAS project bicycle. Learn to rebuild bearing systems, replace cables and housing for brakes and shifters, install chains and properly adjust derailleurs. Upon completion of this fun course, each student receives a $45 BICAS credit to spend on shop time to fix up their own bicycle.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to BICAS
  2. Fix a Flat, tubes andtires
  3. Hubs
  4. Headsets
  5. Bottom Brackets
  6. Basic wheel truing
  7. Brakes
  8. Drive-train and shifting
  9. Test ride!

Upcoming Classes

class2Get ready for that great Tucson riding weather! Whether you rely on your bike to get you to school and work, or just love riding the Loop trail in the cool mornings, this class will teach you how to overhaul your own bike to get it running faster and smoother.

This is a beginner – intermediate class. Recommended age for the class is 13 and up.

 

Click month for link to the online registration page.

February 
Class Days: Tuesday – Saturday
Class Dates: February 7th – February 11th
Class Time: 4pm to 8pm each evening.
Instructors: Carlyn & Alex

March
Class Days: Tuesday – Saturday
Class Dates: March 7th – March 11th
Class Time: 4PM to 8PM each evening
Instructors: Kristin and Ellie

Weekend Build A Bike – March*
Class dates: March 4th, 5th, 12th, 18th, 19th.
Class time: 2pm to 6pm each day
Instructors: Kristin & Chris
*This class meets for 5 sessions over 3 weekends.
CANCELED- please check back for more weekend classes.

(Check the BICAS online calendar for additional dates & classes)

BICAS Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a class, please let us know at least 48 hours before the class is scheduled to take place and we will give you a full refund or a credit for a future class.  If you don’t let us know 48 hours in advance of the class, you are not entitled to any refund or credit.