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Global Cycling Network x The Bicycle Academy

Around a year ago we were approached by the Simon Richardson at Global Cycling Network to help them build their dream steel bicycle. It sounded like it would be lots of fun, but we were so busy that it simply wasn’t possible for us to fit them in until recently. Simon’s brief to us was [...]

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Old Skool x New School – Tom Ritchey Video

Video by Alex Rankin The first in the upcoming series of ‘ Old Skool x New School ’ events created by The Bicycle Academy. A collaboration between the legends of the framebuilding world and some of the new wave of framebuilders. Tom Ritchey, an icon of the sport and a framebuilding legend, visited The Bicycle [...]

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OS x NS

This is going to be a lot of fun… Brazing Masterclass The Bicycle Academy presents a Fillet Brazing Masterclass with Tom Ritchey TBA Masterclass format, with Tom, Andrew and the team providing tuition throughout the day. Spaces are very limited so please get in touch ASAP to make a booking. This really is a once [...]

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An example of student work…

We don’t show enough of this; the completed bikes that our students build… well; James spent some time with us at the start of the year, on a 7 day bespoke course . This bike was a labour of love for James and I think you’ll agree the final bike is something very special indeed. [...]

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Hacked

Nick from Charge and Fabric took part in the Hack Bike Derby so made his bike here at The Bicycle Academy, including some pretty shonky workmanship in the true spirit of things…”Hacked” seems like an appropriate title.

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