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.
Thinking of going electric? At these prices, you really don’t have an excuse to add some power to your pedal. Our sale might be over but we’ve some got some really good bargains that all come with free UK delivery too! These prices are for a limited time only and stocks are limited. Still not… Read more »
Co-op member Ross took the new Whyte Winchelsea – which has a Fazua motor – for a demo and talks through what his thoughts are: A little about the Whyte Winchelsea The Whyte Winchelsea is the new road plus E-bike with Fazua motor and battery that fit neatly into the down tube of the bike… Read more »
Co-op member Tor from our Leeds store, has taken the Whyte Highgate Compact electric bike out to see what she thinks. This bike, along with many others are available to demo. “When I tell people tell me that Leeds is a hilly city, I respond with something like “I know, I’ve been getting around it… Read more »
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 »
This review is for the Whyte Clifton 2019, but we will soon be receiving the 2021 model, which boasts a battery range of 75km (46miles) in High, 105km (65miles) in Normal and 150km (93 miles) in Eco; 650b wheels and 47c RoadPlus, WTB Byway tyres. Shop all Whyte Electric bikes here. Leeds longest-serving mechanic, Ian, turned to… Read more »
Updated 23 August 2019 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… 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 »
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.
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 »