THE BICYCLE ACADEMY: Welsh Mill, Park Hill Drive, Frome, Somerset BA11 2LE Telephone 01373 473767
The Bicycle Academy also offers hire of full workshop and jig facilities for builders who wish to build their own bikes after completing a course, Marvelous if you find this convenient enough.

DOWNLANDS CYCLES: Downland Cycles Training Centre
2 Stone Cottages, Lynsore Bottom, Canterbury, Kent CT4 6EG
01227 709706

BICYCLES BY DESIGN (Home of Swallow bicycles):
The John Rose Building, High Street, Coalport, Shropshire TF8 7HT
Telephone 01952 459900

DAVE YATES CYCLES: Ivy House Farm, Hawthorn Hill, Coningsby, Lincoln
LN4 4UW (The original framebuilding course)
Telephone 01526 343322 (During opening hours only please, Mon, Tues, Weds, Fri 9am – 5pm)

PHOENIX HOTWORKS: London Frame builder Darren Barber offers 5 day courses only, but they are 1:1.

NERVE BIKES: Unit 3, 83 Railway Road, Newhaven, East Sussex BN9 0AP
Telephone 01273 515994


2 thoughts on “Framebuilding Courses”

  1. Just spent 5 very interesting and satisfying days with Darren building a single speed frame and fork. We decided on design based on my wishes, and he arranged the materials. He was attentive and instructive and allowed me to be involved in all areas of the construction. His knowledge was first class and his skills gave me the confidence needed to make the whole process smooth and enjoyable.
    The finished product is fantastic and exactly what I was hoping for.
    5 stars.

    1. Dear Charlie,
      I presume you mean Darren Barber (Phoenix Hotworks). Nice to hear of your experience. If you would like to post a full review of your course I would be more than happy to add it to the site

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