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Whyte 801 2019 Trail Hardtail Mountain Bike

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Whyte 801 2019 Hardtail MTB

Shimano one-by drivetrain, slack head tube angle, short chainstays, 120mm Rockshox, internal cable routing...the 2019 Whyte 801 MTB is more trail ready

Smart upgrades for 2019, such as the SCR (Single Chain Ring) frame and its 1x10 drivetrain make the 800-series MTB even closer to Whyte's 4-figure multi-award winning 900-series trail MTBs.

Upgrades from Whyte 605

  • More radical trail geometry (66.5˚ head tube angle) makes the 801 an even more confidence inspiring ride - especially on downhills
  • Shimano Deore 1x10 drivetrain offers further proof the one-by is the way to go
  • Why you want a one-by drivetrain

Same as Whyte 605

  • Whyte 6061 hydroformed frame with custom tubing for lightest weight in its class
  • The frame is made especially clean with Whyte's BBX (bottom bracket exit) internal cable routing, which is weather sealed, dropper-seat ready, and designed to facilitate easier cable replacement in years to come
  • Tektro Auriga brakes - given how many great bikes come with these stoppers, Aurigas are probably the best proven hydraulic disc brakes in mountain biking today. Why you want hydraulic disc brakes

The benefits of Whyte's unique MTB trail geometry in their own words
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We push the front wheel further in front of the rider at a slacker angle to the frame. This helps the steering ‘self correct’, keeping you on track whether you’re ripping down a rowdy mountain trail or a back road short cut turns out shady. By adding a long reach top tube we can team the stable steering with a super short, snap reacting stem for dodging traffic and potholes on the way to work or surfing sliding tyres down a black run descent. Add our own carefully selected handlebar shapes and you’ve got the perfect balanced of confident communication and connection in your hands.

Steering feel alone isn’t enough to create a benchmark setting, award winning handling character though. We also drop the centre of gravity of our bikes as low as possible so they naturally glue themselves onto the ground through corners rather than leaving you perched and precarious. Because driving a barge is dull we keep the back ends super short whatever the wheel size to guarantee the hop and pop agility you need to bring the trail alive.'

Add all the other features that make a Whyte mountain bike special, it's hard to imagine a better trail bike for the money. See our Why we’re in love with Whyte mountain bikes blog

Here's how Whyte describe the 801
'Our 800 hardtails have always offered a fine blend of fun, control and speed. Our SCR design, with no need for an inner chainring clearance, means our engineers were able to re-shape our custom chainstays for improved agility and a more dynamic ride.

The 800 Series frame uses the very latest Whyte geometry, based around a longer top tube, a short stem and wide 780mm bar. The 800 series bikes also feature a 120mm travel fork, for trail-bike levels of performance. For 2019 all the 800 series bikes feature wide-range 11-46t cassettes. This extra range brings technology only seen on bikes 4 times the price just 2 years ago! Combined with Shimano Deore 10 speed shifting.

This new frame bristles with UK design features such as the "Get A Grip" seat post clamp system. This allows quick adjustment, fantastic weather proofing and a nice ergonomic lever which is easy to operate however cold your hands might be.'

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Technical Specifications

**Whyte 801 2019** 
Frame6061 Alloy, Hydro Formed T6 Aluminium, Multi Butted, SCR, Tapered Headtube, Get A Grip Seat Clamp System, Internal Cable Routing with BBX and Chainstay Post Mount Dropouts
ForkRockShox Recon RL 27.5", 120mm Travel, Solo Air, Fast Black Coating, Adjustable Rebound, Tapered Alloy Steerer, TwistLoc Damper Adjust
HeadsetFSA No. 57B Orbit ZS, 1 1/2" Lower and 1 1/8" Upper Caged Bearings
ShiftersShimano Deore SL-M6000, 10 Speed
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore RD-M6000-GS, Shadow Plus, 10 Speed
ChainsetShimano FC-MT210, Double 36-22, 2pcs, 9 Speed
Bottom BracketSR Suntour BSA Interface, 73mm
ChainShimano HG-54, 10 Speed
Cassette / FreewheelSR Suntour Zeron 1X, Forged 2pcs Cranks, Narrow wide 30T Chainring, 170mm, 10 Speed
RimsWhyte Trail 25, Tubeless Compatible, 32 Hole
HubsWTB ST i25 TCS 2.0 System, Pinned Joint, Tubeless Ready, 32 Hole
SpokesDT Swiss Champion 2.0mm, Black Stainless, Brass Nipples
TyresMaxxis Forekaster 27.5" x 2.35" Front, Maxxis Crossmark II 27.5" x 2.25" Rear
BrakesTektro Auriga HD-M290, Front - S 160mm, M/L/XL 180mm Rotor, Rear - S/M/L 160mm, XL 180mm Rotor
Brake leversTektro Auriga HD-M290
HandlebarsWhyte 6061 Alloy, 15mm Rise, 31.8mm, S 760mm Wide, M/L/XL 780mm Wide
Grips / TapeWhyte Lock-on V Grip
StemWWhyte Alloy, 40mm Extension
SaddleWhyte Custom, Triple Panel Design
SeatpostWhyte 6061 Alloy, 15mm Offset, 30.9mm x S/M 350mm, L/XL 400mm, 2 Bolt Clamp, Adjuster

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