Please wait until tomorrow

We’re still in BETA testing, please don’t pledge just yet! : )

Hello, some of you have started making pledges on the site (thank you!) but we’re still in beta testing until tomorrow when we launch at 07:00 so please wait until then to pledge so that it gets counted. Those who have pledged already please check back in the morning to see if it’s still [...]

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Screen Shot 2011-10-31 at 14.42.26 – crowd funding explained (video)

Here’s a great little video that explains how crowd funding works from peoplefund, remember that our campaign starts tomorrow!

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What does fillet brazing look like?

We get asked this question a lot, especially as so many people are used to seeing brazed frames that are made using luggs. Well here’s a few photos of Brian’s handy work, you’ll notice that Brian doesn’t use a file to ‘dress’ his brazes, leaving them “raw” for all to see… (click on the image [...]

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About Us

Well, it’d be rude of us not to introduce ourselves wouldn’t it… Andrew is a 29 year old mechanical design engineer with a passion for bicycles. He is the founder and chairman of the Black Canon Collective mountain bike club & trail development project, and is also the organiser of the ‘World Famous’ Cobble Wobble bicycle [...]

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#VendrediVideo – time to get geeky

This week I’ve decided to share some of my inner geek; rather than indulge in some beautiful frame building imagery I thought that I’d show you a short video about some of the many books that bicycle frame builders might find useful. Remember that we’re going to have a fully stocked library at The Bicycle [...]

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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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