Build-A-Bike Class $90



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 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 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 16 and up.

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

Click class for link to the online registration page.

Tuesday / Thursday Classes

September / October
Class Dates: September 24th, 26th, October 1st, 3rd and 8th
Class Time: 4 PM to 8 PM
​​​​​​​Instructor: Ellie

Class Dates: November 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th and 19th.

Class Time: 4 PM to 8 PM
​​​​​​​Instructor: Carlyn

Sunday Classes

October / November
Class Dates: October 20th & 27th, November 3rd, 10th & 17th. 

Class Time: 1 PM to 5 PM
​​​​​​​Instructors: Kristin & Tyler

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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