Friend of the co-op, Alistair Justice, loves his Whyte Friston (see the bike here). He was kind enough to leave a review: Why Choose a Gravel Bike? I came to biking later in life (after only ever having an old Grifter gathering dust in garages from the age of 7 until 21!) and started out on… Read more »
Leeds longest-serving mechanic, Ian, turned to an electric bike last year when heart trouble laid him low for a while, and he picked up a 12 year old Kalkhoff with a Panasonic drive system to make the part-time commute and shopping a little easier. Now thankfully much recovered and back to a full-time role, and often… Read more »
The history of carbon road bikes Carbon fibre is the premier bike material of the 21st century and has come on a long way since manufacturers first started trying to use it back in the 70s. Although first used in the 1980s, it wasn’t until LeMond won the Tour de France on a carbon Look… Read more »
If you’ve been dreaming about your perfect commuter bike (also known as a city bike), then you need to look at the Whyte Shoreditch hybrid bike. It could be what you’ve been after. For people who want to know the technical bits read on but if you’re not into that, jump down to why we… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 31ST JANUARY 2019 Thinking of going electric? At these prices, you really don’t have an excuse to add some power to your pedal. These prices are for a limited time only and stocks are limited! Still not sure? Read Should I buy an Electric Bike and then if the answer is yes, have a… Read more »
Here we round up our top mountain bikes in our sale. This is your chance to pick up one of the best mountain bikes on the market at a staggeringly good price. But stocks are limited so be quick! Shop online or head to your local shop before it’s too late! Our best sale mountain… Read more »
Whyte built their reputation as the British company who perfected the art of creating mountain bikes for UK riding conditions.
Whyte take a unique approach to bike design, whichever style of bicycle they make. Here’s why we love Whyte Women’s Bikes.
If you’re looking for a mountain bike, chances are you’ll be faced with the decision of getting a hardtail or full suspension. Here’s a quick guide to the merits of the two.
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.
New to cycling and don’t know what kind of bike to buy? Don’t fear. Here you’ll find the main kinds of bikes that people tend to speak about, demystified.
What actually is an electric bike? An electric bike which can be known as an ebike, e-bike or motorized bicycle, is essentially a regular (or acoustic) bike: it’s still got the look of a regular bike (breaks, chain, handle bars etc)… and you still need to pedal (but maybe not as hard as you would… Read more »
Road bikes have come in all sorts of shapes and sizes over the past 100-plus years so finding the best road bike for you might seem overwhelming. Here’s one Cannondale did already, on the right. Today, the design has pretty much settled down, so at least 90% of today’s road bikes come in one of… Read more »
It can be a daunting prospect, but once you’ve got the knack you’ll be able to choose kids’ bikes like a pro. Download our comprehensive guide or get some pointers below. Shop All Kids bikes Weight: Make sure the bike you’re looking at is light in weight. Adults don’t tend to appreciate how heavy, and therefore… Read more »
To celebrate the new year we’re proud to be touring our fleet of Demo Whyte Mountain Bikes across our shops in Aberdeen, Leeds, Newcastle and finally Edinburgh. Not only can you take the bikes below for a spin, you can also hire one for 2 days by contacting us either through the chat box on… Read more »