We see ourselves as a riders’ brand. When we give experienced cyclists a Whyte to try out, they almost always ‘get it’ immediately – Ian Alexander, Chief Designer, Whyte Bikes.
Ben Smith, a friend of the co-op who went cycling in the Lake District, has kept a diary for us to see what he got up to. This is his second instalment when he faced Helvellyn. Read Part One if you want to know how he got on with Skiddaw. If you think you’d like… Read more »
When Ben Smith, friend of the co-op went cycling in the Lake District, he was kind enough to keep a diary for us to see how he got on. In this first instalment he’s tackling Skiddaw and for the second, Helvellyn. Before you read on, if you think you’d like to take on a Lake… Read more »
The Specialized Stumpjumper If you’re into mountain biking then you’ll know the Stumpjumper. First produced in 1981, the Specialized Stumpjumper has evolved over the years from this: View this post on Instagram The bike that changed everything. #stumpjumper⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #itsawholenewsport #iamspecialized #oldschool #mtb A post shared by Specialized MTB (@iamspecialized_mtb) on Apr 13,… Read more »
The Benefits of Cycling There are many benefits of cycling. It’s better for the environment. It’s great for physical fitness. Not to mention the financial big plus if your ride a bike rather than run a car. However, to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re talking mental health benefits of cycling. While we’re not… Read more »
Shop Whyte Compact Mountain Bikes > It can be a struggle to find a decent mountain bike when you’re a short adult or tall child – say between 5 foot to 5 foot 6 – as manufacturers tend to design bikes for “average” heights. We hooked up with Yvonne who runs the Ginger Squirrel mountain… Read more »
The mountain biker is a curious beast, for whom no downhill trail is too gnarly. Use our guide below so you can spot one in the wild. Looking for the perfect gift for a mountain biker? Browse our Cycling Gifts for MTBers now. Know a mountain biker? Share using the buttons below. Shop Mountain Bikes
Chain cleaning needn’t be challenging. Graham from our Edinburgh shop shows you how to perform this routine bike maintenance drill in 5 minutes on our latest video.
LAST UPDATED 12 December 2019 The Whyte 801 mountain bike, showing tree roots who’s boss. Whyte’s 801, 802 and 805 mountain bikes have always been about offering the key elements of Whyte’s multi award winning 900-series trail hardtails at more wallet-friendly prices. Read: Do I need a Hardtail or Full Suspension? > With every Whyte… Read more »
The Elan Valley above Penygarreg Dam, south East of Aberystwyth, Wales Guest blog post by Phill and Polly who run Welsh mountain biking tour site, www.mtb.wales Wales has rapidly become one of the world’s best destinations to mountain bike. Ever since Dafydd Davies planted his spade at Coed Y Brenin in the mid 90s, the… Read more »
We’ve got a number of these popular 2017 bikes that are sold out at the supplier level – meaning that when they’re gone, that’s it until the 2018 models come in. Here’s a few highlights of what you can grab before it’s too late: Bike Radar’s 2017 Bike of the Year, the Specialized Roubaix Comp… Read more »
More and more cyclists are going tubeless now that the technology has proven itself for over a decade. Here’s why.
More than any other bicycle company, Whyte have carved a niche for designing bikes for British riding conditions. Whyte mountain bikes are no exception.
Find out from a man who made the podium at last weekend’s WEMBO 24 hour mountain bike world championships at Fort William – Greg May – who, until recently, was one of our Manchester shop crew.
Enjoy a short history of our Revolution brand, from 1977 to the present day.