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

Oct/ Nov
Class Dates: Oct 24th, Oct 31st, Nov 7th, Nov 14th, Nov 21st
Class Time: 1 PM to 5 PM
Instructor: Adam and Linus

Tuesday / Thursday Classes


Class Dates: Sept 23rd, Sept 28th, Sept 30th, Oct 5th, Oct 7th
Class Time: 4 PM to 8 PM
​​​​​​​Instructor: Carlyn

Class Dates: Nov 30th, Dec 2nd, Dec 7th, Dec 9th and Dec 14th
Class Time: 4 PM to 8 PM
Instructor: Ellie

COVID-19 Information

With careful thought and planning we are structuring our classes and programs following CDC considerations to protect students, families, and our community. We are:

  • Requiring that staff and students wear a mask that covers their face and nose at all times indoors.  Snack breaks will happen outdoors in open air with physical distancing.
  • Daily health and temperature checks upon arrival.

We ask that you help us protect the health of participants and staff. Anyone who is sick or was sick with COVID-19 or recently in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days— including staff, students, and families— should not come to class. Be on the lookout for symptoms of COVID-19, which include fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, and loss of taste or smell. Call your doctor if you think you or a family member is sick.

Email Kristin at with questions about classes and registration


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

BICAS Cancelation 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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