Archive | August, 2016


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 in a lifetime opportunity to spend the day being taught by a true legend of the sport and indeed the framebuilding world.

Thursday 8th September
10:00 – 17:00
£300 per person (limited places)

Please email to make a booking for the Masterclass, (including evening event). 

Evening Event

The Bicycle Academy presents an evening with Tom Ritchey and friends

  • Talk and Q&A from Tom Ritchey followed by a brazing demo
  • Hack Bike Derby film screening
  • Hack Bike Derby bikes on display and a Hack Bike Derby photo exhibition from Adam Gasson and Steve Behr
  • Beer and Pizza

PLUS Tom Ritchey teams up with The Bicycle Academy to hand build a steel 27plus mountain bike, using the very same techniques used to make the first ever mountain bike, designed and built in 1979 by Tom himself.

The bike will be built at The Bicycle Academy by the TBA team of frame builders and then fillet brazed by Tom in his signature style before being assembled with a selection of Ritchey, Shimano and RockShox componentry ready to be ridden by Tom and the team the following morning at the local trails.

Thursday 8th September
19:30 – Late
£12 per person (limited places)

Please BOOK HERE for the evening event only. 

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