"My experience here far exceeded my expectations. I accomplished everything I came to learn and more."
Christine Z. from San Jose, CA
"I was impressed with the options and types of bikes we could build."
Chris K. from San Diego, CA
"If you are thinking about UBI, do not hesitate. These guys are the real deal! I am a cynical New Yorker and UBI passes my test with flying colors. It has been awesome and a life changing experience for me."
Mike D. from NYC, NY
"My expectations were exceeded in every aspect; the knowledge of the instructors, their presentation skills, their patience, sense of humor, etc. The shop was exceedingly well-equipped and well lit."
Tom C. from Naperville, IL
"I'm just so happy that UBI exists! Without UBI I would be lost and stumbling on my own. Thank you!"
Sean M from Skyforest, CA
"[I] really appreciated the thorough documentation and after hours ability to ask questions."
Lara I. from Portland, OR
"The instructor to student ratio was incredible!"
John L. from Chicago, IL
"Thanks for the great class! The instructors really made the program what it was."
Quincy S. from Truckee, CA
"The instruction and overall professionalism is outstanding. (UBI) provided an excellent learning atmosphere to build confidence in bicycle repair."
Calvin S. from Anchorage, AK
"I liked the extra late night work times"
Samuel S. from Kansas City, MO
"Had a lot of fun and I can't wait to apply what I've learned!"
James D. from Irving, TX
"Having the opportunity to study with very experienced and also fun instructors was just overall great. I also appreciate how UBI took COVID seriously."
Gavin K. from Belchertown, MA
"The textbook is a great compliment to the in-class experience."
Ana F. from Gainesville, FL
"The opportunity to work on my own bikes was invaluable. I really liked that UBI addressed old tech and the latest innovations."
Joel T. from Loveland, CO
"Hands-on learning and the instructors with their positive attitudes made for the best experience."
Brett S. from Ashland, OR
"I got to make and keep a frame. That is ridiculously cool!"
Andrew B. from Beaverton, OR
"The entire staff was GREAT! I learned a great deal at UBI."
Manuel C. from Polacca, AZ
"The people here are professional, kind, and a great resource."
Brice T. from Sarasota, FL
"I liked getting feedback during hands-on sessions and being able to ask any question about what I was working on."
Sterling D. from Jameston, RI
"The freedom of choice (frame) and the amount of available help."
Liam C. from Portland, OR
"The instructors and quality of materials totally exceeded my expectations."
Timothy C. from Pleasanton, CA
"I believe UBI offers each and every individual a great opportunity to learn all there is to build a bike frame. Very well presented!"
Randy M. from Fairfax, VA
"This was a fantastic experience and I would recommend it to anyone."
Maryann P. from Emporia, KS
"Honestly I think this is the only occasion I can come back and tell my parents I had fun at school and actually learned!"
Don V. from Santa Clara, CA
"I am so grateful for the opportunity. I am leaving inspired to help my job (youth development non-profit) succeed!"
Molli B. from Calgary, AB
"I appreciated the patience and attitude of the instructors."
Ellen W. from Ashland, OR
"Instructors are patient and teach so each individual can understand it best."
Rugile K. from Chicago, IL
"[I liked] learning how to do stuff in person. Watching a Youtube video is only so good."
Kyle R. from Eugene, OR
"The technicality at which you teach is awesome."
Kayln C. from Missoula, MT
"The whole experience was a full 10/10 and I am sad to leave."
Hannah B. from Portland, OR
"Instructors taught us how to wrench in a real world."
John L. from Chicago, IL
"I liked the group learning style and digital presentation of material."
Valerie S. from Minneapolis, MN
"It was serious and seriously FUN!"
Adam C. from Chicago, IL
"The course offered more than I expected. The expertise of the instructors was very impressive and the facilities were well stocked, organized, and comprehensive with every tool on the planet within reach!"
Joseph G. from Pompton Lakes, NJ
"Even though I have built wheels for 25 years and thought I knew a lot, I was wrong. There were many things to learn and I thank you for the knowledge."
Frank C. from Babylon, NY
"Great time in general. I wish I had this class when I first started out."
Michael H. from Seaford, DE
"I liked the constant knowledge! Even on topics I was already familiar with. I learned so much!"
Phillip D. from Portland, OR
"[I liked] learning all the time saving and effort saving techniques of professional mechanics and learning how complex the bicycle systems are."
Michael E. from McLean, VA
"This place is like pizza, it's always awesome!"
Jesse S. from Fair Oaks, CA
"I would highly recommend this course to others looking to get into the bike industry."
Michael P. from Wenatchee, WA
"I have never had so much fun learning. Thank you for the opportunity, UBI!"
Paul R. from Whittier, CA
"This is the best training course I have ever attended."
Tony M. from Reno, NV
"I never felt afraid to ask a question."
Kyla P. from Los Angeles, CA
"Teachers are passionate about what they teach."
Etienne H. from Montreal, Quebec
"The class size was perfect, and all the instructors were personable, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic. A great learning environment!"
Kurt F. from Ballston Spa, NY
"Learning to build wheels was especially cool but I enjoyed the whole course."
Kaitlin B. from Portland, OR
"The entire experience was excellent!"
Felipe B. from Sunnyvale, CA
"It was a blast every day!"
David R. from Bakersfield, CA
"I can now cut a brake cable without wincing. Thank you for the great instruction and for all the patience. You have a fantastic school."
Andy D. from Pine Valley, CA
"I loved learning about how to use torque wrenches. Amazing!"
Carolyn W. from Milwaukee, WI
"Great time, wonderful staff. Can't wait to come back!"
Ryan P. from Jacksonville, FL
"Great facility with top-notch instructors."
David W. from Steamboat Springs, CO
"Well worth the time and money."
David B. from Fort Worth, TX
"The instructors are very willing to help you understand the how/why we do things."
Matt L. from St. Paul, MN
"Awesome. Just awesome."
Mari A. from Detroit, MI
"The instructors are on top of the industry and have a vast amount of knowledge."
Kevin A. from Ocala, FL
"The instructors are some of the best teachers I have ever experienced."
Charles R. from Altamonte Springs, FL
"The teachers were open, honest, down-to-earth. Never once did I feel put down, disengaged, discouraged. The learning process was free flowing and easy."
Johnny C. from New York, NY
"Everyone was professional and I never felt judged or shamed for coming with zero experience."
Mary M. from Durango, CO
"I liked the neutral, expert help and teaching and the great physical environment - tools/classroom/materials."
Alexis D. from New York, NY
"Each [instructor] was rich with input, patience, and a willingness to help. This allowed us to laugh at our foibles and fears and encouraged us."
Dan M. from Bend, OR
"It was an enjoyable educational experience that was presented at the perfect pace and level."
Arne S. from Philomath, OR
"I learned more in this week of instruction than I did while working at a bike shop for a year."
Kevin P. from San Diego, CA
"The instructors were friendly and encouraging"
Emily L. from Salem, OR
"The learning atmosphere of UBI allows for all levels of knowledge in all areas of the industry."
Daniel S. from NSW, Australia
"Fantastic learning experience! I would definitely encourage other women who are 'con the fence'd to go ahead and take the course."
Elizabeth M. from Seattle, WA
"Instruction was clear, consise, well presented. The instructors stand out not only as knowledgeable, but extremely patient and organized teachers - a gift in the industry."
Bill D. from Springdale, UT