If you've been dreaming about perfect hybrid bikes, then you need to look at the Whyte Shoreditch hybrid bike. It could be what you've been after. For many years, Whyte hybrid bikes have been renowned for quality, lightweight frames and excellent components for the money.
Frame: 6061 Hydro Formed T6 Aluminium, Multi Butted, Internal Cable Routing with BBX and Custom Whyte Dropouts for a lightweight and strong frame.
Fork: Whyte Straight Bladed Alloy Fork, Alloy Steerer, Internal Cable Routing, Post Mount with Single Eyelets for Mudguards
Drivetrain: Shimano Deore, 10 speed for smooth dependable shifting.
Brakes: Tektro Auriga, HD-M290 hydraulic disc brakes foresight touch braking and excellent stopping power come rain or shine.
Why the Whyte Shoreditch could the best hybrid bike for you
This bike is part of Whyte bikes Urban R7 flatbar road bike range. It has a long wheelbase with a relaxed head angle for high speed stability while the shorter stem gives greater manoeuvrability at slower speeds (just the job for city cycling). Being lightweight also makes it easier to handle (and to lift in and out of the car, shed or hanging rack).
Because it's made by Whyte, you can trust the quality. Designed to be ridden in the varied British weather, the Shoreditch hybrid bikes have multiple weather proofing features which means less maintenance should be required. The hydraulic disc brakes also offer reliable and responsible stopping, ideal in all weather conditions.
Is your commute or cycling route hilly? You won't struggle to find the right gear with the Whyte Shoreditch as it has mountain bike clutch mech technology and the all-new Deore 11-42 wide range cassette.
It's also really practical, which is what you need from a commuter bike. Pannier racks and mudguards can easily be fitted as the custom rear dropout mounts the disc brake calliper inside the rear triangle and is fitted with robust tyres which can handle road and gravel paths. A relatively upright riding position gives a great balance of handling and comfort and available in sizes medium to xl so there are sizes to suit most.
See alternatives to the Whyte Shoreditch here
But don't just take our word for it. The Whyte Shoreditch hybrid was described as:
"Based around the brand’s relaxed mountain bike geometry this is a very forward thinking machine." - Cyclist Magazine
We also asked Michael our buyer what he thought of the Whyte Shoreditch:
"You’ll be hard pushed to find a better bike for the money than the Whyte Shoreditch Hybrid Bike. The geometry means it’s comfortable and responsive to ride and with 1x10 shifting even cycling in the hilliest of cities, you’ll find the right gear.
If you are looking for a Whyte hybrid with a higher spec - carbon fork, 11-speed shimano shifting and shimano hydraulic brakes, then the Whyte Sirling could be right up your street. A great commuter bike with hydraulic disc brakes, Shimano one-by gearing and the same robust tyres as the Shoreditch, this is another great city and gravel bike for day to day use. Reduced to £900 while stocks last.
Alternative - The Whyte Stirling
Whyte's top of the range hybrid comes with a lightweight 1x11 speed transmission providing reliable shifting simplicity and a wide gear range - the ultimate hybrid.
Alternative - The Whyte pimlico compact
The same excellent spec as the Whyte Stirling (above) but in a compact frame shape. Better suited to people with longer legs and a shorter torso.