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.  All class materials are provided to build a practice wheel.  For students interested in building their own wheel we invite you to return after this class to use any of our wheel building tools during our open shop hours.  

Topics covered: wbimage

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

Recommended prerequisite: BICAS Build-a-Bike Class

Wheel Building Registration $70

Pre-registration is required for this hands-on class. Class size is small so instructors are able to give personal attention to students. This is a 2 session course.

Wheel Building –
August 30th and September 1st –  REGISTER HERE
Tuesday and Thursday evening
Class Time: 4 PM to 8 PM
Instructor: Ellie and Benji

October 18th and 20th –  Registration link coming soon
Tuesday and Thursday evening
Class Time: 4 PM to 8 PM

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

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