Continuing Education Seminars

UBI Mechanic Classes - Continuing Education Seminars

UBI's Continuing Education Seminars are designed for experienced mechanics, or previous graduates who have completed our Professional Repair and Shop Operation course. The goal of the seminars is to provide training in specific skills and technologies that will help you become a more complete mechanic. Topics vary from year to year in order to stay current with the latest bicycle technology.


Tuition Information

  • FOX Master Tech Clinic - Registration Fee $325 - Tuition $325 — TOTAL $650
  • UBI Disc Brake Seminar - Registration Fee $50 - Tuition $150 — TOTAL $200
  • Shimano Di2 Course - Registration Fee $50 - Tuition $150 — TOTAL $200
  • Bosch Technician Training - Registration Fee $50 - Tuition $150 — TOTAL $200
  • Dropper Post Seminar - Registration Fee $50 - Tuition $150 — TOTAL $200

FOX Master Tech Clinic

UBI Mechanic Classes - FOX Master Tech Clinic

UBI is partnering with Fox Racing Shox to offer Fox Master Tech Clinics. This one-day clinic, designed for experienced bike mechanics. Instructors will give students the latest tips, techniques and hands-on training for servicing Fox forks.
FOX Master Tech Clinic


Who Will Benefit:

  • Experienced Mechanics
  • FOX dealers
  • Career Oriented Mechanics

The clinics will be taught by UBI instructors. Here’s the exciting part: In addition to the knowledge gained in the clinic, each student, at registration, will choose a Fox fork to assemble and work on during class. At the end of the class, the student will keep the fork that they have chosen!


Prerequisites:

At the time of registration, the student must choose the fork he or she intends to use for class. This choice is final.

Student must either have taken our Suspension Technician course, or works in a shop.


What You'll Learn

Students will learn the essentials of Fox fork design, service intervals, and a deep understanding of Fox suspension internals. Hands-on procedures include disassembly and reassembly of the damper cartridge and air spring in 32mm, 34mm, or 36mm stanchion fork selected prior to attending the seminar.


Tuition:

Total tuition is $650, which includes the Fox fork! A $325 NON-REFUNDABLE registration fee is due at the time of registration.


Fox Forks:

Clinic students can choose from the Fox forks listed below.

FOX Fork Choices

Fox Forks


UBI DISC BRAKE SEMINAR

UBI Mechanic Classes - Disc Brake Seminar

Who Will Benefit:

  • Experienced Mechanics
  • Graduates of our Pro Class
  • Career Oriented Mechanics

Prerequisites:

Previous graduate of our Professional Repair and Shop Operation course or a minimum of 1 year experience as a professional bicycle shop mechanic.


What You Will Learn

This course is suitable for experienced mechanics or students who have taken our Professional Repair and Shop Operation course who would like to build on that foundation. We cover the most advanced topics of disc brake technology, from the theory of hydraulic brakes to the latest maintenance and overhaul procedures. The seminar covers disc brakes from various manufacturers and includes Shimano road disc brakes.

All students who successfully complete the seminar will receive a UBI Certificate of Completion


Some of the topics covered include:

  • Set-up of Cable and Hydraulic Systems
  • Bleed Procedures
  • Line Replacement and Sizing
  • Caliper Construction
  • Frame/Fork Prep for Caliper Mounting
  • Rotor Selection and Truing
  • Lever Construction
  • Tool Selection

Shimano Di2 Course

UBI Mechanic Classes - Shimano Di2 Course

Who Will Benefit:

  • Experienced Mechanics
  • Graduates of our Pro Class
  • Career Oriented Mechanics

What You Will Learn

This seminar will cover initial installation, set-up and adjustment of Shimano’s Di2 shifting systems.

Seminar attendees will have the opportunity to assemble a complete bike with both internal and external wire routing.

Once assembled, adjustments and customization will be accomplished using laptops and tablets exposing the attendee to both wired and wireless software interfaces. Shifting speed, synchro and semi-synchro shifting, shift lever/button configurations and locations will all be explored.


Tuition Information

The non-refundable registration fee is $50 and the tuition is $150 for a total of $200.


Bosch Technician Training

UBI Mechanic Classes - Bosch Technician Training

A comprehensive training that will encompass both Bosch Levels 1 + 2.


Who Will Benefit:

  • Experienced Mechanics
  • Career Oriented Mechanics
  • E-bike Shop Mechanics

Prerequisites:

Previous graduate of our Professional Repair and Shop Operation course or a minimum of 1 year experience as a professional bicycle shop mechanic.


What You Will Learn

Students will learn Service Department fundamentals. This includes use of the diagnostic tool to connect to the e-Bike and update software, generate customer and dealer reports, set service intervals, and diagnose overall system function. As well as e-bike specific concerns as far as component wear and common service troubleshooting.


Tuition:

Tuition is $150 with a $50 non-refundable registration fee due at the time of registration for a total of $200.


Dropper Post Seminar

UBI Mechanic Classes - Dropper Post Seminar

This one-day clinic is designed for experienced bike mechanics. Instructors will give students the latest tips, techniques, and hands-on training for servicing dropper posts with specific emphasis on the RockShox Reverb dropper post.


Who Will Benefit:

  • Experienced Mechanics
  • RockShox Dealers
  • Career Oriented Mechanics

Prerequisites:

Students must either have taken our Suspension Technician course, or work as a professional bicycle shop mechanic.


What You Will Learn

Students will learn the essentials of dropper post design, service intervals, and a deep understanding of the components in the dropper post system. Hands-on procedures include disassembly and reassembly of the RockShox Reverb dropper post, hydraulic lever bleed, in addition to understanding the common troubleshooting procedures.


Tuition:

Tuition is $150 with a $50 non-refundable registration fee due at the time of registration for a total of $200.


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