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Learning to ride…

During our first meeting I managed to convince Brian that the best way for us to kick things off was for him to teach me how to braze. Brian kindly agreed, so we started weekly brazing sessions at Brian’s workshop every Saturday morning.  Eager to learn, and hopeful that things would work out, I looked forward [...]

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Bicycle Portraits – a photographic book

This is a great project…I’ve just ordered all three books which I’ll donate to the Bicycle Academy library when they arrive. Have a look at their funding page and for all you budding crowd funding dragons why not make a pledge too…

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Jack Wells

We Made This

Exactly five and a half days after we began our crowd funding campaign we crossed the magic £40,000 line at 19:00 yesterday . I’m obviously very proud of what we’ve accomplished but most of all I’m thankful for all the support we’ve received. Things like this don’t happen due to the work of just one [...]

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We Made This

100% funded in 6 days!!! THANK YOU

We’ve done it! Thank you to everyone who has pledged, tweeted about us, posted a link on facebook, or told their friends about what we’re doing. Brian and I couldn’t be happier!

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More places will be available on Sunday!

More places will be available on Sunday!

I’m really happy to say that we will definitely be releasing a small number of additional places tomorrow (Sunday) evening. To find out exactly what time these course places will be available please sign up here, so you can be notified before anyone else. Cheers!

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Spreading the word…

Over the past few days it’s been amazing to see how far word has spread about The Bicycle Academy. Many of the big cycling websites have covered the story such as Road.cc, Dirt and BikeRadar and plenty of blogs also. It’s been a real hit on social media too with over 400 tweets on Tuesday alone [...]

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Day 3 and we’re at 87%

Day 3 and we’re at 87%

Hello Yesterday was another great day, raising just under £2000. It may seem like things have slowed down a bit for us but in truth we’ve already got some pledges from abroad that are yet to be added and a long list of people who are very keen to pledge for the additional £500 course [...]

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