Manufacture a steel single-speed bicycle frame, install parts, and ride it.
Students will meet with D-Lab instructors for a required meeting in December to choose geometry. MIG welding training is a prerequisite and will not be taught as part of this course. One complete set of components needed to make the bike rideable will be provided.
Interested? Please submit this pre-registration form. Class registration is limited to six.
Students will need to be available for a December meeting with instructor. Twenty additional hours during IAP (January 9 to February 3) to be scheduled with Instructor in shared lab space.
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