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Phone: (719) 632-5173
Fax: (719) 632-4607
2725 Ore Mill Road Ste 23
Colorado Springs, CO 80904

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Schedule and Pricing

Become a pro mechanic—Such a rich profession!

  • You get paid for doing what you love

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  • Top people throughout the industry got their start as a mechanic

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  • Oh, the places you can go once you know!

Become a home mechanic—Expand your passion!

  • With every stroke of the pedals, you'll know, "I made this work!"

  • No matter how far you've ridden, you'll trust your ride to get you home

  • Transform your bike from a mysterious beast to a trusty and reliable partner

  • No more waiting to get your bike back from the shop

Choose BBI—For value, for ease, and for your enjoyment!

  • Get the most in-depth, extensive, and expert education available anywhere

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  • We make enrolling easy, we make learning easy

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Schedule and pricing (the nuts and bolts)

Following are the nuts and bolts of the schedule and prices, but let us take the sweat out of it! Speak to our helpful guidance specialist at 719-632-5173.

The following programs can be completed as a set in a 26-day cycle, taken individually, or as partial sets. The longest break between any two consecutive programs is three days. The sequence of programs is BAM, BRO, SST, then the exams. The SWL, ESS, and MSD programs are offered concurrently with other programs (mostly in the evening after the other program has finished for the day). Please make your reservations early, many of the programs can fill up 2 months or more in advance.

DISCOUNTS: When enrolling in certain combinations of programs, the following discounts apply.

BAM, BRO, and SST combined – $150 tuition discount
BAM and BRO combined – $100 tuition discount
BRO and SST combined – $75 tuition discount

*The BAM, BRO, and SST programs require Barnett's Manual DX. Purchase before attending the class is strongly recommended ($169). We will provide loaner laptop computers for use in class to anyone who needs one. However, if you have a laptop computer we strongly encourage you to bring it with you.

+With Level 2 Exam

The presence of a date on the following list does not guarantee availability. Please make your reservations early. Classes often fill up more than 2 months in advance.

 

BICYCLE ASSEMBLY & MAINTENANCE (BAM)

Schedule (starts on Sunday, ends on Thursday)

2015:
September 20 - September 24, 2015
October 25 - October 29, 2015
November 29 - December 3, 2015

2016:
January 3 - January 7, 2016
February 28 - March 3, 2016
April 3 - April 7, 2016
May 8 - May 12, 2016
June 19 - June 23, 2016
August 14 - August 18, 2016
September 18 - September 22, 2016
October 23 - October 27, 2016
November 27 - December 1, 2016

Total tuition & fees - $999*
Deposit $150 (required with application)
Balance $849 (due on or by first day of class)

Add lodging - $378 plus taxes

SPOKED-WHEEL LACING (SWL)

Schedule (offered on Monday evening of each BAM)

2015:
September 21, 2015
October 26, 2015
November 30, 2015

2016:
January 4, 2016
February 29, 2016
April 4, 2016
May 9, 2016
June 20, 2016
August 15, 2016
September 18, 2016
October 24, 2016
November 28, 2016

Total tuition & fees - $129

 

BICYCLE REPAIR & OVERHAUL (BRO)

Schedule (starts on a Monday, ends on the second Friday)

2015:
September 28 - October 9, 2015
November 2 - November 13, 2015
December 7 - December 18, 2015

2016:
January 11 - January 22, 2016
March 7 - March 18, 2016
April 11 - April 22, 2016
May 16 - May 27, 2016
June 27 - July 8, 2016
August 22 - September 2, 2016
September 26 - October 7, 2016
October 31 - November 11, 2016
December 5 - December 16, 2016

Total tuition & fees - $1999*
Deposit $150 (required with application)
Balance $1849 (due on or by first day of class)

Add lodging - $819 plus taxes

SUSPENSION SERVICE & TUNING (SST)

Schedule (starts on first Monday following BRO)

2015:
October 12 - October 14, 2015
November 16 - November 18, 2015
December 21 - December 23, 2015

2016:
January 25 - January 27, 2016
March 21 - March 23, 2016
April 25 - April 27, 2016
May 30 - June 1, 2016
July 11 - July 13, 2016
September 5 - September 7, 2016
October 10 - October 12, 2016
November 14 - November 16, 2016
December 19 - December 21, 2016

Total tuition & fees - $925*
Deposit $150 (required with application)
Balance $775 (due on or by first day of class)

Add lodging - $252 plus taxes

EFFECTIVE SALES OF SERVICE (ESS)

Schedule (offered on second Tuesday evening of each BRO)

2015:
October 6, 2015
November 10, 2015
December 15, 2015

2016:
January 19, 2016
March 15, 2016
April 19, 2016
May 24, 2016
July 5, 2016
August 30, 2016
October 4, 2016
November 8, 2016
December 13, 2016

Total tuition & fees - $129

MANAGING THE SERVICE DEPARTMENT (MSD)

Schedule (lecture on Saturday of each BRO,
computer labs on Sunday of each BRO)

2015:
October 3 - October 4, 2015
November 7 - November 8, 2015
December 12 - December 13, 2015

2016:
January 16-17, 2016
March 12-13, 2016
April 16-17, 2016
May 21-22, 2016
July 2-3, 2016
August 27-28, 2016
October 1-2, 2016
November 5-6, 2016
December 10-11, 2016

Total tuition & fees - $285

LEVEL 1 or LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION EXAM

LEVEL 1 schedule: 12:15PM-5:00PM Thursday

LEVEL 2 schedule: 8:00AM-5:00PM Thursday

2015:
October 15, 2015
November 19, 2015
December 24, 2015

2016:
January 28, 2016
March 24, 2016
April 28, 2016
June 2, 2016
July 14, 2016
September 8, 2016
October 13, 2016
November 17, 2016
December 22, 2016

Level 1 total tuition & fees - $200
Level 2 total tuition & fees - $250
Deposit $100 (required with application)
Balance $100 (Level 1) / $150 (Level 2) (due on or by first day of exam)

Add lodging - $126 plus taxes

COMBINATION OF ALL PROGRAMS
(includes all six classes - BAM, SWL, BRO, MSD, ESS, & SST - plus Level 1 OR Level 2 Exam)

2015:
September 20 - October 15, 2015
October 25 - November 19, 2015
November 29 - December 24, 2015

2016:
January 4 - January 28, 2016
February 28 - March 24, 2016
April 3 - April 28, 2016
May 8 - June 2, 2016
June 19 - July 14, 2016
August 14 - September 2, 2016
September 18 - October 13, 2016
October 23 - November 17, 2016
November 27 - December 22, 2016

Total tuition & fees - $4,566*+
Deposit $550 (required with application)
Balance $4,116 (due on or by first day of class)

Add lodging - $1,701 plus taxes

 *The BAM, BRO, and SST programs require Barnett's Manual DX. Purchase before attending the class is strongly recommended ($169). We will provide loaner laptop computers for use in class to anyone who needs one. However, if you have a laptop computer we strongly encourage you to bring it with you.

+With Level 2 Exam