Somerset Standard – Important Correction

Some of you may have read about The Bicycle Academy in today’s Somerset Standard, we were very lucky to have a little article about TBA so close to the start of the crowd funding campaign and on page three of the paper…(a great spot)! Unfortunately the article has got the most important bit of information [...]

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One week to go!

At 07:00am on Tuesday 1st November the brand new crowd-funding platform – – will launch to the world featuring The Bicycle Academy and our 6 week crowd-funding campaign. Everything that has happened up until now will come down to this; we’ll have 6 weeks to pre-sell enough course places and goodies to afford to [...]

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We’re in Dirt Magazine!

We’re in Dirt Magazine!

Yep, that’s right, Dirt have done a short piece about TBA in the news section of this months magazine… (For other TBA press clippings go have a look here)

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It’s all about The Bi…cycle Academy

I first met Rob Penn at Bespoked Bristol earlier this year, Rob was there to judge the many frame building categories and also to indulge in all the lovely hand made bicycles on show. Rob was the first person that I spoke to at the show so I was a little nervous but we had [...]

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#VendrediVideo – BONUS

Just stumbled across this and had to blog it… After a lifetime of painting custom car interiors, New Zealander Rob Pollock turns to woodgraining bicycles and gives the custom bike a whole new twist. How will you paint / detail your frames?

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#VendrediVideo – Anima D’Acciaio

It’s not too late for a cup of tea… A Portrait of the legendary Italian Frame Builder Giovanni Pelizzoli aka “Ciocc” . Ciocc shares his wisdom and life story while handbuilding a revolutionary new frame for urban fixed gear cycling. Ciocc demonstrates that the tradition and craft of framebuilding’s Golden age can be re-born and [...]

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Hans “No Way” Rey is a mountain biking legend, and he’s the reason I started mountain biking as a kid. For a long time one of my most prized possessions was a copy of ‘Monkey See Monkey Do’ on VHS tape, something that I would watch before and after I rode my bike almost without [...]

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