7 Day Bespoke Frame Building Course

7 Day Bespoke Frame Building Course

Regular price Full Price:
£1,440.00 (inc. VAT)

Deposit:
Sale price £410.00 (inc. VAT)

IMPORTANT:
If the date you would like to book is not available then please get in touch, we are really flexible and can usually accomodate most requests.

booking@thebicycleacademy.org

 

Build your very own bespoke bicycle frame and learn what goes into the process.

Who is it for?

Students looking to produce their own bespoke bicycle frame and learn about the detail of the process along the way 


Students looking to learn about the specific elements of frame building potentially with a view to doing more of it after graduating from the course

What are the prerequisites?

There are no prerequisites. It will suit complete novices or experienced builders as we can tailor the content to suit your specific skills and experience.

Duration and Format

We teach this course 2:1 full time over 7 days; Thursday & Friday, then Monday to Friday the following week.

Syllabus

Build your very own bespoke steel bicycle frame in 7 days. With the first 2 days covering key skills and design and the following 5 focused upon building your frame you’ll learn every step of the way. You will actually build the frame yourself and crucially; you’ll come away with the skills to make more. We won’t skim over details, or do things for you, we’ll teach you properly so that you do a great job to be proud of.

Bench fitting + Brazing skills  – 1 day
Fitting and Design Masterclass – 1 day
Custom Frame Building – 5 days

Workshop Hire

One of the many benefits of taking a course with us is that once you have graduated you can hire the use of one of our frame-building benches to work on your own frame building projects. We keep costs down and only charge for the time you spend in the workshop and any materials you use.

Price

£1440 + materials for the frame (these range from £100 – £400).

£410 needed to secure your spot. Balance due 4 weeks before the start of your course.

Media

For more information why not watch the following GCN video featuring The Bicycle Academy workshop and staff.