BTR Ranger Dirt 100

Dirt 100 – BTR Fabrications

Having a product selected by as one of Dirt Magazine’s top 100 of the year is no mean feat. It’s the sort of thing that many well established brands are yet to achieve and yet in only just over a year since Tam and Paul started making bikes from a garden shed they’ve done it! [...]

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Andrew Denham and Brian Curtis

Mission accomplished…

Brian has been involved at The Bicycle Academy since the very beginning, from when it was still just an idea in my head. I approached Brian in December 2010 to ask him if he’d like to be a part of a framebuilding project that I’d come up with – to teach framebuilding skills to people [...]

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paul teaching

We’re Hiring!

Having grown into a new workshop and launched our new courses we’re now in the position to hire a new Framebuilding Teacher, and we’re super excited. Since opening in July 2012 we’ve developed a great reputation for our teaching and helped hundreds of people to either begin or further their journey as framebuilders. Teaching is what we’re [...]

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Bespoked TBA

Happy New Year!

2013 has been a great year for us here at The Bicycle Academy. It marked our first birthday, wemoved into a bigger and better workshop, took on 4 fantastic new team members, launched 5 new exciting courses and taught lots of people lots of new skills. The year also included one of our proudest moments to date; [...]

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TBA Tube Blocks

Academy Tube Block Set – Limited Edition Black Walnut

When you’re working to produce something beautiful, it’s always nice to be able to work with beautiful tools. That’s why we produced these tube blocks using the best materials that we could find. Each block in this Limited Edition* run is made from hard wearing Black Walnut then joined together with tough brown leather hinges [...]

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Fitting and Design Masterclass

Fitting and Design Masterclass

Great things aren’t just made well, they’re designed intelligently too. Our fitting and Design Masterclass covers all the essential design considerations to enable you to create bicycles that fit like a glove and ride like a dream. Take a look here for more information…

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TIG Welding Masterclass

TIG Welding Masterclass

Having built up our reputation for teaching great Fillet Brazing we wanted to use the very same techniques to teach you to TIG Weld in just a day. So we’ve launched our TIG Welding Masterclasses – 1 day, 1:1 focused learning. Find out more here…

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