The Whyte Highgate e-bike 2018, a much harder workout than driving to the shops. Can you achieve the same fitness levels on an e-bike that you can with an “acoustic” bike? Absolutely not. Can you get fitter than if you did no exercise at all? A thousand times yes. Shop E-Bikes > You still have… Read more »
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 Whyte Glencoe 2018 LAST UPDATED 31ST JANUARY 2019 What a beautiful bicycle! Fast on tarmac, comfortable and capable on dirt, the Glencoe is Whyte’s brand new go-anywhere bike. One ride and you’ll understand why Whyte are trumpeting the Glencoe as ‘the best all round road bike we have ever made’. That’s some claim when… Read more »
I met a man who didn’t want to be paying all that money for a fancy electric bit attached to a crap bike… Are electric bikes any good?
Shop latest version of the Whyte Clifton electric bike> LAST UPDATED 12 Dec 2019 Will is one of the three winners of our Review an Electric Bike competition who borrowed a Whyte Clifton for a week. Here he shares his review. As a keen cyclist, I’ve been following the advent of e-bikes with some interest, so… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 23 JANUARY 2019 We caught up with some of our electric bike customers over the past year to ask how they’re getting on and what they think of their bikes. The only complaints among them were that people hadn’t found the time to take the bikes out more often. Here’s ten electric bike… Read more »
Written by Nick, university professor, Bike Co-op fan and electric bike convert After a lot of soul searching, I bought a Whyte Coniston electric bike from Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative 10 months ago. Since then I’ve clocked up about 3,200 miles on it, mainly on my daily commute, a round trip of 20 miles. For those… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 7TH FEB 2019 Contrary to what many electro-sceptics will have you believe, most people who want an electric bike aren’t fantastically lazy or morbidly obese. We recently heard from over 900 people who wanted to try an electric bike as part of a competition we ran, and several themes kept on coming up… Read more »
More than any other bicycle company, Whyte have carved a niche for designing bikes for British riding conditions. Whyte mountain bikes are no exception.