Wheel Building
An intermediate-advanced class

Already comfortable working on your bicycle and wanting to learn more? This class explores the construction and design of the bicycle wheel. Our experienced instructors will guide you through measuring hubs, rims and spokes and constructing a true bicycle wheel.

Topics covered: wbimage

  • Wheel anatomy and vocabulary
  • Basic theory
  • Lacing techniques
  • Tensioning and truing

Recommended prerequisite: BICAS Build-a-Bike Class

Wheel Building Registration $80

Pre-registration is required for this hands-on class. Class size is small so instructors are able to give personal attention to students. Choose from our one-day or two-day class formats. Both classes cover the same material.

One Day Format

October 16
Sunday, 9 AM to 3:30 PM

Two Day Format

October 22nd & 23rd
Saturday & Sunday, 9 AM to 12 PM each morning.

November 19th & 20th
Saturday & Sunday, 9 AM to 12 PM each morning.

Email Kristin at education@bicas.org for more information about this class and upcoming dates!