Burf's 2017 Ranger Prototype Bike at BikePark Wales 50 Shades of Black

BikePark Wales on a Ranger

It’s been a long time since I wrote a blog post…so long that in the time that’s elapsed, I’ve got older. To mark the occasion I rounded up my best mates, and headed to BikePark Wales on a Ranger.  In November.  It snowed and rained, but that didn’t do too much to dampen spirits… One…

Metallurgy

A Tiny Introduction to the World of Metallurgy At BTR, we’re always on the hunt for ways to improve our products.  We leave no stone unturned, especially when it comes to structural parts… Before I get into this, I need to clear up a few things; 1. I’m not a metallurgist.  I research our application,…

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 turn industrial equipment into a dedicated frame building tool. Something we’ve been lusting after for a while…

Busy-ness! – Activity From The BTR Shed

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 along! More additions to the jig too…in fact, thinking about it now, its actually finished! Wahoo! We…

A visit to The Bicycle Academy

It was around about lunch time on a Thursday afternoon, when received a phone call from a strange number, one I had never seen before. Maybe it’s someone who wants to buy a frame I thought? The voice on the phone said “Hello, this is Andrew Denham from The Bicycle Academy”. He didn’t need to tell me…