BTR Ranger Plus Prototype - Grinduro Scotland 2018 - Photo by Adam Gasson / BTR Fabrications

The Ranger Plus – Grinduro Scotland 2018

Ranger Plus – Grinduro Scotland 2018 Ranger Plus Prototype – 650B+ – Size Medium This very special build for the 2018 Grinduro Scotland race was supported by: GIRO SRAM Fabric WTB Columbus Tubing Fat Creations Chris King Hunt Wheels Alpkit The Bicycle Academy Read more about the Ranger Plus    

Jasper Penton on the BTR Pinner during filming for Trail Tool Adventures

Trail Tool Adventures Video

Trail Tool Adventures Video A day down the woods, with your mates, cutting in lines then riding them…Trail Tool Adventures is what British mountain biking is all about!   The general plan for Trail Tool Adventures was to turn up at a virgin hillside with a bunch of gnarly dudes, rake out some corners, jumps…

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Olov Stenlund – Roamer #135 – Custom Fat Bike

BTR Roamer #135 – Custom Fat Bike & Forks Roamer – 26″ Fat – Full Custom – BTR Clear Coat with Custom Graphics – Integrated Seat Clamp – Internal Cable Routing Olov’s custom fat bike, the Roamer, took many months of deliberation, some custom tubing, and a lot of custom fabrication. It’s the first BTR…

Joel Anderson on the BTR Pinner by Caldwell Visuals for The Pinner Video

BTR X Joel Anderson – The Pinner Video

The Pinner Video What better way to launch our updated Pinner frame, than to send our test bike to Joel Anderson and Tom Caldwell to show the world what it can do??   Hot on the heels of ‘A Bigger Slice Of British Pie’, Caldwell Visuals has produced this masterpiece of madness featuring Joel Anderson…

BTR Pinner Steel Full Suspension Bike

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BTR Pinner #125 Pinner – 650B – Size Large – BTR Clear Coat – Integrated Seat Clamp Check out the Pinner   The Pinner

BTR Ranger #109

Robin Comrie – Ranger #109

Robin’s 650B Ranger, #109 Tam Edition Ranger – 650B – Size Medium – BTR Clear Coat – Integrated Seat Clamp Robin’s Ranger features our standard Ranger build, with High Roller II front and Ardent rear tyres, and Saint Flat pedals. Check out the Tam Edition Ranger   The Ranger

BTR Fabrications Ranger #108 Bike Grey

Jez Kardasz – Custom Ranger #108

Jez’s 26″ Ranger, #108 Custom Geometry Ranger Frame – 26″ – RAL 7031 – Integrated Seat Clamp – Stealth Dropper Routing Jez’s Ranger has medium reach, with a small back-end and small seat tube, to suit his stature.  He completed the build with an excellent selection of new and (barely) used components which complete the build beautifully.   The…

BTR Ranger Frame #106

Pavol Bohunicky – Custom Ranger Frame #106

Pavol’s 29er Custom Ranger Frame, #106 Ranger frame – 29er – Custom Sizing – BTR Clear Coat – Integrated Seat Clamp – ISCG05 Mount – Hope Headset Pavol’s 29er Ranger features 120mm fork travel (standard 29er Rangers have 100mm), and custom reach to suit his proportions.   The Ranger

BTR Ranger Frame #101 Head Tube & X Gussets

32daycycle – Ranger Frame #101

32daycycle’s 650B Ranger Frame, #101 Ranger frame – 650B – Size Small – RAL5002 – White Graphics – X Gussets 32daycycle’s Ranger frame features our original X gussets at the head tube.  These are no longer featured on BTR bikes, having been replaced by our tubular gusset from 2015 onwards.  They’re still highly functional, and…

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Ed Norton – Custom Ranger #098

Ed’s Custom 29″ Ranger, #098 Custom geometry Ranger frame – 29″ – BTR Clear Coat – Integrated Seat Clamp – Boost spacing – Stealth Dropper Routing – Front Mech Cable Guides Ed’s Ranger features a fully custom geometry to accommodate his 6′ 6″ stature.  A fitting session with Torke Cycling guaranteed comfort and performance.  We…

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David Schwanke – Ranger #100

David’s 26″ Ranger, #100! Custom Built Ranger – 26″ – Size Extra-Large – BTR Clear Coat – Integrated Seat Clamp David’s Ranger features a totally custom build: RockShox Pike RCT3 @ 120mm travel August Bicycles hand built Hope Pro4/DH wheels Sram XX1 drivetrain Avid Guide RSC brakes with 200mm discs RockShox Reverb 125mm Maxxis High…

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Carsten Sorensen – Ranger #097

Carsten’s 650B Ranger, #097 Tam Edition Ranger – 650B – Size Large – BTR Clear Coat – Integrated Seat Clamp – ISCG05 Mount Carsten’s Ranger features the Tam Edition Ranger build, with High Roller II front and Minion DHR II tyres, and Saint Flat pedals.  The saddle, upgraded to a Fabric Scoop Pro instead of…

BTR Ranger #093 Custom Build Mountain Bike

Will Petersen – Ranger #093

Will’s 650B Ranger, #093 Ranger – 650B – size medium – BTR Clear Coat – Integrated seat clamp – custom build Will’s Ranger features a custom build similar to the standard Tam Edition Ranger, but with RockShox Revelation forks, Thomson stem and handlebar, XT Brakes, Hope hubs, and DMR Vault pedals. Check out the Tam…

BTR Ranger 650B Complete Bike

Dave McDonald- Ranger #089

David’s 650B Ranger, #089 Ranger – 650B – size medium – BTR Clear Coat – ISCG mount – Integrated seat clamp. Our first frame welded with 312L stainless steel filler rod.  Look at those dimes shine! Check out the Ranger frame   The Ranger

The Hack Bike Derby Trophy - Hack Bike Derby 2016 - Adam Gasson

The Hack Bike Derby 2016 in Pictures

The Hack Bike Derby 2016 The Hack Bike Derby is an annual invitational event, in which frame builders from around the UK build a bike ‘quickly’ and cheaply, to compete in a weekend of races.  Burf and Tam took part in the 2016 event, creating very different machines to race on… The event weekend was…

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Andy Lutz- Ranger #088

Andy’s 650B Ranger, #088 Ranger – 650B – size large – RAL 7031. Look closely and you might notice a special feature on this build… Check out the Ranger frame   The Ranger

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The Hack Bike Derby 2016 Video

The Hack Bike Derby 2016 video by Alex Rankin The Hack Bike Derby is an annual invitational event, in which frame builders from around the UK build a bike ‘quickly’ and cheaply, to compete in a weekend of races.  Burf and Tam took part in the 2016 event, creating very different machines to race on……

BTR 29er Ranger Frame #094 Head Tube Gusset

Fall Line Cycles- Demo Ranger #094

Fall Line Cycles’ Demo 29er Ranger, #094 Ranger – 29er – size large – BTR Clear Coat – Integrated seat clamp – Stealth dropper cable routing. Fall Line Cycles are based in Peebles, in the Scottish borders; get in touch to book a test ride. Check out the Ranger frame   The Ranger

BTR Ranger 650B Frame

Fall Line Cycles- Demo Ranger #090

Fall Line Cycles’ Demo 650B Ranger, #090 Ranger – 650B – size medium – BTR Clear Coat – ISCG mount – Integrated seat clamp – Stealth dropper cable routing. Fall Line Cycles are based in Peebles, in the Scottish borders; get in touch to book a test ride. Check out the Ranger frame   The…

BTR Fabrications Blinder #083

Lyn Clarke- Blinder #083

Lyn’s Blinder, #083 Check out the Blinder frame Lyn’s third BTR is this XL Blinder- our dirt jump offering.  Lyn wanted his Blinder even stronger than normal, so we upgraded it to use plain-gauge Reynolds 631 tubing in the front triangle, like the Belter. Extra Large Blinder with custom head badge text.   The Blinder

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Luke Powell- Belter #012

Luke’s Belter, #012 Check out the Belter frame Luke is the third owner of Belter #012, and has had it repainted from its original blue.  It’s one of our early frames from back in 2012, but still looks fresh and it’s still the most aggressive hardtail out there! Large 2012 26″ Belter with integrated seat…

BTR Fabrications Custom Ranger 650B

Andy Lutz- Custom 650B Ranger #068

Andy’s Custom 650B Ranger, #068 In the days before a 650B Ranger was a standard option Andy’s custom Ranger was a rare beast, and quite far ahead of it’s time.  The geometry was also tweaked to allow 140mm travel forks. Check out the Ranger frame   The Ranger

BTR Fabrications Belter #082

Lyn Clarke- Belter #082

Lyn’s Belter, #082 Check out the Belter frame Lyn came to us looking for a burly DH frame capable of taking some tough riding.  He settled on the Belter in XL to suit his 6’3″ stature. Extra Large 650B Belter with integrated seat clamp and custom head badge text.   The Belter

Jon Woodhouse Rides the BTR Ranger

BikeRadar Visit the BTR Workshop

BikeRadar Visit the BTR Workshop, and take our Demo Ranger for a Spin One year on from building Jon Woodhouse’s custom hardtail, the man returns to our workshop to see what’s changed, and take our demo Ranger for a ride;

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Jon Woodhouse’s Custom Hardtail – BikeRadar

Jon Woodhouse’s Custom Hardtail In January 2015 we built a custom hardtail frame for Jon Woodhouse of WhatMTB Magazine / BikeRadar.  The bike features an extreme geometry (even by BTR standards!), using a super short stem to keep the handlebars within reach.  Here’s the man himself telling us more about the bike, and how it…

BTR Fabrications Ranger 650B

Emyr Davies- Ranger #085

Ems’ Ranger, #085 Check out the Ranger frame After riding our demo Ranger in our ‘Is the BTR Ranger the World’s Fastest Hardtail?’ video, Ems decided he needed one for himself!  Watch out for this frame appearing at warp speed all over the world in early 2016… Large 650B Ranger, with integrated seat clamp, ISCG05…

BTR Ranger 650B Bike

Jeremy McCann- Ranger #087

Jeremy’s Ranger, #087 Check out the Ranger frame Hailing from Australia’s Northern Territory, Jeremy may well be our most distant customer to date!  No problem for our international shipping though. Extra Large 650B Ranger, with integrated seat clamp and bottle cage mount.   The Ranger

BTR Fabrications Ranger #081

Lyn Clarke- Ranger #081

Lyn’s Ranger, #081 Check out the Ranger frame Lyn bought this Ranger for his wife, so that they can ride with their son.  He chose 650B wheels and our small frame size to suit her perfectly. Small 650B Ranger with integrated seat clamp and custom head badge text.   The Ranger

BTR Fabrications Pinner #051 Bike

Gav Buxton- Pinner 650B #051

Gav Buxton’s 650B Pinner- #051 Pinner #051 started life as BTR’s own demo bike.  Following a huge push to get the frame built, Andrew Dodd (then of MBUK) loaned us his personal bike to rob parts from for the build- cheers Doddy!  Saddleback shouted us a set of insane wheels; Enve rims on Chris King…

BTR Fabrications Ranger #079 Bike

Phil Duckett- Custom Ranger #079

Phil Duckett’s Custom XL 26″ Ranger Phil’s Ranger is a standard 26″ XL frame, except that it has a longer seat tube, slacker seat angle, and features 2014 seat gussets. Keeping with Phil’s minimalist preferences, we had it painted without the BTR logo.  We also supplied the Hope headset and BB with the frame, and…

BTR Fabrications Ranger 29er Frame

Joe Morgan- Wasabi- Ranger #065

Joe Morgan- with his 2nd (and bigger wheeled) Ranger-  #065 (or Wasabi) Joe loved his first Ranger (26″ wheeled #016), but in his own words “29ers aren’t going away”.  This time Joe has gone for a 29″ Ranger frame, size Large, in RAL 1016 just like #016. Check out the Ranger frame   The Ranger

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Is the BTR Ranger the World’s Fastest Hardtail?

Is the BTR Ranger the World’s Fastest Hardtail? Emyr Davies gives the BTR Tam Edition Ranger a hammering around his local trails in North Wales. It was fantastic to see the Ranger get ridden so hard on terrain it was designed to take in its stride. We reckon it’s the world’s fastest hardtail…do you?? Filmed…

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Pinner #066

Pinner 650B, #066 2014 650B Pinner –  Size L – Integrated Seat Clamp Check out the Pinner frame   The Pinner

Emyr's Custom Built Bike Polo Frame - 'Bantam'

Emyr Derfel – ‘Bantam’ Bike Polo Custom – #007

Emyr’s Custom Bike Polo Frame – ‘Bantam’ – #007 A completely custom frame, built around Emyr’s ideal geometry, Bantam is a distinct departure from our usual long, slack and low hardtails. However, both have to be built tough for their intended uses. Bantam features a few custom-cut X gussets to help take the strain of…