Build-A-Bike Class $100



Ever wonder what makes a bike roll, turn, and stop? Over 5 sessions, 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 and tires
  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 the skills for overhauling a bicycle to get it running faster and smoother.

This is a beginner – intermediate class. Recommended age for the class is 14 and up.

For younger students: check out our youth Earn-a-bike classes

Click class for link to the online registration page.

Sunday Classes

Class Dates: Sept 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, and Oct 3rd
Class Time: 1 PM to 5 PM
Instructor: Kristin

Tuesday / Thursday Classes

Class Dates: Aug 12th, Aug 17th, Aug 19th, Aug 24th, Aug 26th
Class Time: 4 PM to 8 PM
Instructor: Kristin and Linus

Class Dates: Aug 31st, Sept 2nd, Sept 7th, Sept 9th, Sept 14th

Class Time: 4 PM to 8 PM
Instructor: Ellie


TBA – Stay tuned for more class dates

(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.

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