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SCHDULE OF THE PARK TOOL SCHOOL & THE WHEEL PRO BUILDING COURSE

october, 2018

06oct(oct 6)9:00 am(oct 6)9:00 amBicycle Mechanic Course. Session#1 (Saturday)Park Tool School

07oct(oct 7)3:00 am(oct 7)3:00 amWheel Building Course (Sunday 1 of 4)Wheel Pro Building Course

08oct(oct 8)9:30 am12(oct 12)9:30 amBicycle Mechanic Course (1 week)Park Tool School

13oct(oct 13)9:00 am(oct 13)9:00 amBicycle Mechanic Course. Session#2 (Saturday)Park Tool School

14oct(oct 14)3:00 am(oct 14)3:00 amWheel Building Course (Sunday 2 of 4)Wheel Pro Building Course

20oct(oct 20)9:00 am(oct 20)9:00 amBicycle Mechanic Course. Session#3 (Saturday)Park Tool School

21oct(oct 21)3:00 am(oct 21)3:00 amWheel Building Course (Sunday 3 of 4)Wheel Pro Building Course

24oct(oct 24)9:30 am26(oct 26)9:30 amWheel Building Course (3-days)Wheel Pro Building Course

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Wheel Pro Building Course

Learn how to build perfect wheels by your hands

CUSTOM HANDBUILT WHEELS

Help you build custom wheels

Nowadays most bicycle wheels are built by machines. When it compares with handbuilt wheels by professional builders, in terms of the quality, it couldn’t exceed handbuilt wheels quality.

It’s not easy to be a professional but wheel building itself is not so difficult. Only differences between professional and amateur are practice, concentration and understand the whole process and foresee the interaction between components.

Through this course, we can help you understand fully the process and the interaction. And also by practices, we help your hands could remember the skills.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT TO LEARN?

Wheel building and trueing skills

 

By learning custom handbuilt wheel skills, you can build your own wheels with the various combination of rims, hubs, spokes, and nipples.

And also you can true your own wheels correctly. This is important because any wheels could be distorted even high-quality wheels also when you ride it for a long.

Moreover, you could get the higher understanding of wheel building much more than normal mechanics in shops.

For the detail, kindly see the curriculum below. We cover all the knowledge related to modern wheels and practices with various components.

SCHEDULE

Wheel Pro building course in 2018

october, 2018

07oct(oct 7)3:00 am(oct 7)3:00 amWheel Building Course (Sunday 1 of 4)Wheel Pro Building Course

14oct(oct 14)3:00 am(oct 14)3:00 amWheel Building Course (Sunday 2 of 4)Wheel Pro Building Course

21oct(oct 21)3:00 am(oct 21)3:00 amWheel Building Course (Sunday 3 of 4)Wheel Pro Building Course

24oct(oct 24)9:30 am26(oct 26)9:30 amWheel Building Course (3-days)Wheel Pro Building Course

28oct(oct 28)3:00 am(oct 28)3:00 amWheel Building Course (Sunday 4 of 4)Wheel Pro Building Course

INSTRUCTOR

Jerome Ahn
Certified advanced wheel builder by UBI(United Bicycle Institute. Portland USA) and DT Swiss

 

WHEN IS THE COURSE OPENED

 

We open this course every month on Sunday and weekdays also. The course consist of 18 hours and participants are limited to 4 people in a class.

The Sunday course: 4 Sundays. 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The 3-days course : 3 days. Wed and Thu 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM and Fri 9:30 AM – 12:30 AM

 

COURSE FEE

 

The course fee is RM 900. (Deposit RM 200 included)

Register at least 3 working days before the course beginning with deposit.

 

WHAT TO BE PROVIDED

 

Dedicated professional wheel building tools and a truing stand are rented to a participant in the class.
And also we provide rims, hubs, nipples for hands-on practices.

CURRICULUM

Understand and practice professional skills

UNDERSTANDING
1. Understanding wheel components

Hubs, Rims, Spokes, Nipples

 

2. Understanding wheel building tools

Truing stand, Dishing gauge, Nipple driver, Nipple holder, Blade spoke holder, Tension meter

 

3. Spoke Lengths

Measuring rim, hubs

Measuring straight pull hubs

Spoke length calculation for offset rims and frames

Spoke length for non-standard nipples

Spoke calculator

 

4. Lacing

No cross, cross patterns

 

5. Truing

Lateral and radial truing, Dishing and Tensional truing

 

6. Repairing

Checking spokes, rims

PRACTICING
 1. Measuring

Hubs (Standard and straight full) : Over locknut distance, Flange distance, Spoke hole diameter, Pitch circle diameter

Rims : Effective rim distance

Spokes : Diameter, Width and thickness of a blade

Nipples : Size

 

2. Calculation

Spoke length for offset rims and frames

 

3. Lacing

2nd cross pattern with blade spokes

3rd cross pattern with round spokes

 

4. Truing

Lateral and radial truing, Dishing and Tensional truing

Making a wheel truing report

 

5. Repairing

Spokes cutting and threading

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