Wheel Building

Wednesday, 18 April, 2018   5:45pm - 8:45pm
The Gates, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP
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This ticket is for all 2 dates.

Course dates

  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018   5:45pm - 8:45pm
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018   5:45pm - 8:45pm


Is there anything quite so beautiful as a hand-built bicycle wheel?

In this class you’ll learn the craft of wheel-building: calculating spoke length, lacing, tensioning, truing, and dishing a wheel. You’ll put theory into practice by building a wheel for Broken Spoke using our materials (so you won't experience any annoying parts-compatibility headaches).

Our aim is that at the end of the course you have the knowledge and skills to embark on your very own wheel-building project. Ever thought about building a dynamo wheel and solving the bike light blues forever?

4 participants. 6 hours.

You don’t need previous experience to take part in this course - although a sense of inner peace and tranquility helps!



The Gates
42 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP