Fan Mail

This is the first in a new line of blogs I’m going to be doing. It’s basically just going to be a bunch of “copy and paste” from people who send us nice emails, and customers telling us […]

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Burf Edition Ranger against a graffiti backgound

Long time no see

Burf’s New Bike calls for his first blog in three years! The last blog I wrote was in February 2014 so that’s about three of four months after I started teaching at The Bicycle Academy.  I used to […]

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BTR Ranger #102 Yuris Demo Japan - Head Tube Gusset

So Long 2016!

It’s been another great year for BTR. Here are some of my favourite bikes and times from 2016: One of our earliest complete builds, Ranger #093 turned out pretty stunning!  The complete bike was built exactly to Will’s spec, including […]

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Burf Edition Ranger Frame Kit - Marzocchi 350NCR Forks

The 2017 Ranger

If you follow BTR on social media, you’ve probably seen hints of some new developments in the works recently. The 2017 Ranger gets a new geometry, more travel on the 29er, optional internal cable routing, and updated sizing. This […]

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2015 Ex-Demo Ranger

Re-Homing A Ranger

That’s right folks, the time has come! We’re selling our first ever demo bike, a 650B Ranger, now that it’s done a full lap of MTB media, test rides, blasts round our local trails, a rip around Cwmcarn, […]

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BTR Fabrications Demo Ranger Bike


Another huge step for BTR this week; we now sell complete bikes! has been under the knife a fair bit recently with all sorts of upgrades, tweaks, features and content being added.  Chief among the upgrades is […]

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BTR Fabrications Alignment Table Machining

January Jig

I guess we’ve appeared a bit quiet so far this year, but the truth is we’ve been anything but quiet! The major excitement has been the arrival of our newest tool, and all the work we’ve done to […]

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BTR Fabrications Chaser SS Bike Rigid

So long, 2015!

2015 has been a massive year for BTR- we’ve achieved so much, and there’s still so much more to come! We’ve redesigned our entire range and added a few new models, totally rebuilt our website with a web […]

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BTR Fabrications Ranger #084 650B Frame

Daft Graft

‘What am I doing??’ is a question which runs through my head on a daily basis.  It’s not ‘I don’t know how to design/build bikes’- I like to think that Burf and I have got that down to […]

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2014 Pinner 650

Pinner available now!

Pinner available to order NOW! The Pinner is our go anywhere, do anything full suspension bike.  It features an enduro-style geometry, trail bike travel and downhill bike strength for a unique, reliable and inspiring ride.  £2500, including Cane Creek DBair […]

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Financial Times

Moving to our new workshop in Frome has been a pretty big step for BTR. We have both have held down jobs and worked in The Shed in the evenings and weekends until now. We had minimal overheads […]

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Its a BUSY week in the BTR Shed.  Buzzing about all the building thats going on! Got laser cut parts for a couple of projects in- all looking good!  Really happy with how these horizontal dropouts are coming […]

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So heres a rather massive clue to whats going on behind the scenes.  Not got much to say about this, other than Im pretty proud of it! It definitely features some of my best and worst welding (and […]

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It seems like ages since Ive written anything here…I guess that because it has been ages…oh well!  Better late than never, right?  Here goes… We’ve been rather quiet over the past few weeks on Facebook and Twitter.  Not […]

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The BTR Belter

Sixty One Degrees

A hardtail with a 61degree head angle??  Thats nuts! This is something we hear fairly often when asked about the Belter‘s geometry, but it isn’t really nuts, and here’s why: It’s standard fare nowadays for full suspension downhill […]

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