Build Your Own Bike Course - Sydney Short Courses

Build Your Own Bike Course

What you'll learn

Learn how to build your own bike with our Home DIY courses in Sydney!

This course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of building your own bicycle from scratch under the guidance of a skilled instructor. By delving into each individual part and its function, you will gain a deep understanding of a bicycle's inner workings. You will learn how to disassemble, correctly reassemble and make adjustments to ensure your bike is safe and performs well. Whether you want to build your dream bike from scratch or simply gain a deeper understanding of how bikes work, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how to disassemble a bicycle.
  • Select appropriate bike parts based on your needs and preferences.
  • Confidently assemble the parts and components of a bicycle from scratch.
  • Perform basic maintenance and servicing tasks.
  • Deepen your understanding and appreciation of bicycle safety.

Course Content

What will be covered in this course?

Session 1

  • In this pre-session you will select a bike.
  • We'll start disassembling components of the bike such as cranks, bottom bracket, wheels, pedals, and cassette.

Session 2

  • In this session we'll cover bearing systems.
  • You'll learn to assemble the bottom bracket and crank, as well as the headset, stem, and handlebar.

Session 3

  • This session will focus on the wheel.
  • We'll cover the rim and tube, as well as the process of trueing.

Session 4

  • In this session, you'll learn about gears.
  • We'll learn to assemble the chain and derailleurs onto the bike.

Session 5

  • In this session, we'll cover brakes.
  • You'll learn about rim brakes, as well as an overview of other types of brakes such as disc brakes, mechanical brakes, and hydraulic brakes.
  • We'll also cover cable housing. 

Session 6

  • The final session will cover servicing and fine-tuning.
  • We'll learn about the saddle and grips.

Intended Audience

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn to build their own bike, whether you are a complete beginner or have some experience working with bikes. No prior knowledge or skills are required, although an interest in cycling and a willingness to learn are essential!

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