The WHEEL BUILDING CLASS will be held on two consecutive Sundays, February 10 and 17 from 10am to 1pm. To participate in this session, you must register by Sunday, January 27, 2019.
For this class, you can either
Build a wheel of your own by purchasing the rim, hub, spokes, and nipples at a 20% discount through Cosmic Bikes (we will help with component selection), or
Build a stock wheel from our components, which you can either purchase at 20% off, or leave for us to resell.
This course will teach you to build a bicycle wheel from its component parts: hub, spokes, nipples and rim. We will lace, tension, pre-stress, tru and dish a wheel, and we will go over components and techniques to help you build a wheel most appropriate to your style of riding.
In addition to the 6 hours of instruction, you can book additional time during shop hours if you need more time to complete your project, or if you’d like to build a matching wheel.
After completing your online registration for the class, call or visit us to discuss wheel options.
FAQ’s for the wheel building class
Q. Will I be building one or two wheels?
A. We will focus on getting one wheel done during class. However, since everyone learns and works at a different pace, In addition to the 6 hours of instruction, you can book extra time during shop hours if you need more time to complete your project, or if you’d like to build a matching wheel.
Q. Is it just for adults or can a teen sign up?
A. the class is open to individuals 16 years and older.
Q. I can’t make this session. Will you offer this class again?
A. There’s a good chance we’ll offer Wheel Building again before spring.
Q. Is my fee refundable?
A. Your class fee is 100% refundable until 7 days before the beginning of the first session. Unfortunately we cannot issue refunds for cancellations after that time, nor can we issue refunds for any components purchased for your customized wheel build, so please consider your commitment carefully before signing up.