BUILD Moto

  • Scope

    BUILD Moto Mentor Program (BUILD) is an educational tech-ed club experience for high school students. Pairing students with industry mentor volunteers, we provide an educational program that fosters intellectual and technical curiosity that supports the early-stage development of skills needed in today's workplace. BUILD provies a STEM based, family focused after-school program organized around strong teamwork and fostering interpersonal skills. Program participants will gain exposure to real-world applications in the motorcycle industry using Geometry, Physics, Budgeting, Project Planning and Time Management, Public Speaking, Marking & Social Media.  Technical skills include but are not limited to Design, Welding, Fabrication, Mechanical repair, Electrical systems, Tuning, and Internal combustion engine function.  Safety procedures, regulation and rules adherence will encapsulate the experience culminating in a formal and visible competition with awards and recognition. 

     

    Objective

    Temas comprised of high school students willb e tasked to design and construct a motorcycle to American Motorcycle Association (AMA) district racing standards (https://americanmotorcyclist.com/getting-started-in-racing/) to compete in a spec class flat track race event. Each team will be organized around a faculty advisor and adult mentors/coaches guiding students through the planning, design, and build phases. The hands-on portion of the build will occur at the start of the new calendar year during weekly meetings at a host location.  Students must perform the work under the supervision of their advisor or mentors.  A schedule of key milestones and a timeline for the build will be provided at the start of each season with project completion typically occurring in mid-May.