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Continuing Education Seminars

Continuing Education SeminarsUBI'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 will vary from year to year in order to stay current with the latest bicycle technology.

  • ·FOX Master Tech Clinic - Reg. Fee $325 - Tuition $325 -- TOTAL $650
  •  UBI Disc Brake Seminar - Reg. Fee $50 - Tuition $150 -- TOTAL $200


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 Fox technicians and 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!


  • 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 Will Learn

Students will learn the essentials of Fox bicycle suspension design, service intervals, and a deep understanding of Fox suspension internals. Hands-on procedures include disassembly and reassembly of Fox cartridges in 32 and 34  stanchion forks, rear shock air sleeve service, and a complete overhaul of the student's chosen Fox fork. 


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

Clinic students can choose from 35 different Fox forks.

2017 Fox Fork Sselections

Class dates:
  • March 13, 2017
  • November 13, 2017
  • February 27, 2017
  • May 22, 2017
  • October 23, 2017


Disc Brake seminarWho 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
Class dates:
  • March 14, 2017
  • November 14, 2017
  • February 28, 2017
  • May 23, 2017
  • October 24, 2017

      Tuition Information

      The cost for the Disc Brake Seminar is $150.  A $50 non-refundable registration fee is required with your signed class application.

      The cost for the FOX Master Tech Clinic is $650, which includes the FOX fork selected by the student. A $325 non-refundable registration fee is required with your signed class application.

      Please register early! We expect these seminars to fill quickly. It is a good idea to call us before sending in your application to verify availability. Click here for a schedule of classes. For more information, check our mechanics class FAQ page!




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