September 30- October 4th- FULL October 22nd-25th - FULL November 11th-15th December 2nd-6th January 6th-10th 2020 February 3rd-7th 2020
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. Most classes are now PRIVATE for one person. Other classes will be limited class to 2. Expect about 50 hours of instruction and hands-on experience. 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!
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!
PRIVATE CLASSES $2200 SALE $2100 2 person Class is $1775 each. 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!