NEW! November, December 2017 and January, February 2018 classes now added!
BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE COMMENTS PAGE! ALSO LIKE US ON FACEBOOK FOR WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THEY GET HOME FROM A FRAME CLASS, THEY START BUILDING! LINK TO FACEBOOK PAGE UP TOP ^^^^^ Started frame building 43 years ago and time to pass on what I have learned over this time. 2017 is the 12th year of offering frame classes. Classes are booking quick!
NEW!!! Private 5 Day classes ! Regular Price-$2200
MANY DATES AVAILABLE FOR THE PRIVATE CLASSES!
Let me know the dates you want and I will let you know if the week is open!
Regular frame class price is $1675 each, Limit 2 per class. More details below
2017 DATES AVAILABLE
July 31st- August 4th - FULL! August 14th - 18th - 1 Spot Left! September 11th-15th - 1 spot left! October 9th-13th November 6th-10th-FULL NEW--November 27th- December 1st -1 SPOT LEFT! December 4th-8th
2018 Dates Available January 22nd-26th February 5th-9th Some Dates can be shifted to include weekends.
Other class dates may be added if you have another date needed.
Have a friend who also wants a class. Let me know and I may setup a class.
If you have interest let me know.
We are having a bicycle frame building class that will last for 5 days. Imagine building your own frame and also powdercoating it AND then bringing your own custom frame home.
We will assist in all areas. This will include a quick TIG welding course also. We will also assist in final welding if needed. Frame design limited to double triangle and dropouts.
We will limit class to 2. Expect about 50 hours of instruction and hands-on experience. Next week building a BMX micro mini! No experience is necessary at all!
Let me know if any are REALLY interested!!
Imagine riding a bike with a frame you built with your own hands!
$1600 Price includes Class, class materials and frame materials.
Only extra would be if you choose Paragon Dropouts.
Located 14 miles away from Boone NC. Great places for nightly food and entertainment.
You will need to bring a long sleeve DARK COTTON shirt.
If you have them bring a pair of safety glasses, leather gloves and a welding helmet.
What is the class about?
This is just some of what you will learn.
1. FUN 2. Metric vs English measurements. 3.Tubing- Butting, single, double, triple and quad. 4. Tubing- how to decipher tubing specs 5. Tubing heat treatments, myths, elongation and hardness 6.Gussets 7.Welding methods explained. MIG, TIG and Oxy/Acetylene 8. Welding bicycle tubing methods. 9. Oxy/Acetylene setups for welding or fillet brazing 10. Welder machine selection (transformer or inverter, air or water cooled, foot control, pulse) 11.Tig terms 12. What is pulse 13. Tungsten types and shaping 14. Weld beads 15. Rod selection 16. Cup selection 17. Nozzle or gas lens? 18. Argon and CFH 19 Torch control 20. Welding 4130 urban legends (MANY) 21. Safety 22. Main tube selection 23. Chainstay design 24. Dropout design 25. Alignment issues. 26.Seatstay design 27. Tube fitment 28. Many hours of weld class and hands on 29. Inspection 30. Tubing pretreatments for powdercoating 31. Powdercoating 32. FUN!
A nonrefundable deposit of $500 is needed to hold a position. Easy to reserve your spot in an upcoming class, check out the brew store for dates still available and reserve your spot!