Welcome to Bike Shop! This class will introduce you to the mechanics, service and repair of the bicycle. It will also examine the place of the bicycle in industry and society. Students will disassemble, repair, and rebuild used bicycles for this class. This class will serve as an introduction to mechanical principals, mechanical design and the properties of different materials. It is also an introduction to the proper application and use of a variety of tools used in everyday life. This is a required class for students entering the Engineering and Manufacturing Academy, but it also intended to benefit any student with an interest in bikes. This is a "hands-on" class with safety, craftsmanship and teamwork being stressed at all times.