The progression of full suspension bikes is very massive. Most of bike brands offer many new technologies to be installed on their bikes. It seems that they a bit forget about their hardtail bikes, and the development of the hardtail bikes is limited only on the material used. For now, titanium is the most exclusive material on a hardtail bikes. But, on the other side, the hardtail bikes are never die. Many infamous brands offer great hardtail bikes.
BTR Fabrications is one the bike brands that not many people know about it. But, BTR Fabrications concerns to build great bikes, and one of the newest is the BTR Fabrications Ranger 650b. At first sight, BTR Fabrications is not only have different approach than another big bike brands out there, but also they also different with another infamous brands, and they dare to explore something different for their bikes. Let's see the BTR Fabrications Ranger 650b.
BTR Fabrications builds the Ranger 650b in this 2015 as new hardtail bike. Another thing is BTR build this bike as a fullbike. This handmade bike is completed with great parts each sectors, such as Marzocchi 350 CR fork with 120 mm travel, custom wheelset from August Wheelworks, and many more.
Complete build specs:
• BTR Ranger 650B frame, large, with integrated seat clamp
• Marzocchi 350 CR forks @ 120mm
• August Wheelworks custom wheels; Ryde Trace Enduro rims/Sapim Race spokes/August hubs
• Renthal Fatbar Lite, Kevlar push-on grips and 40mm Duo stem
• Shimano Deore brakes with 160mm discs
• Sram GX 1×11 drivetrain, 32t chainring
• Maxxis High Roller II 27.5 x 2.3″ EXO TR and Ardent 27.5 x 2.25″ EXO TR tyres
• Rockshox Reverb 125mm dropper post
• Fabric Scoop Race saddle
• Nukeproof Warhead headset
• Shimano Saint flat pedals, or Deore SPD pedals
Overall design, the Ranger 650b is adopting such extreme geometry and design. It is very different bike even if be compared with any hardtail bikes out there. The tubes are slim, but it can be seen that this bike is strong. But, that's the character of BTR; creating out of the box bike, but still comfortable in any terrains. The brand said about the availability of the bike on the market, but not mention detailed about when it will be. "We’re super excited to get the bike out there, and to get more people on a BTR. Hopefully the demo Ranger will be near you soon!” – BTR Fabrications.
The manufacturer also offers frame only option for the fans who want to get custom bike. And for the new BTR Fabrications Ranger 650b frame there will be £1000.00. Keep your eyes for the news, or visit the brand in BTR Fabrications.