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Whyte Portobello 2020 Hybrid Bike

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Product Details

Whyte Portobello 2020 Flat Bar Road Plus Bike

The Whyte Portobello combines MTB geometry and parts, with road bike wheels and tyres. The new Plus tyres on this model take it to a new level. These high-air volume/low-rolling-resistance tyres are perfect for dealing with ‘All Surface’ commutes and rides.

Key Features

  • 6061 Alloy, Hydro Formed T6 Aluminium frame
  • Massive 650b x 47c tyres to smooth out the road chatter
  • Full Shimano Deore 1x10 delivers a wider range of gears makes for an even more versatile Whyte Fast Urban Road Bike
  • Tektro Auriga hydraulic disc brakes


Shimano Deore 1x10 Simplified Gear Shifting

Proven on mountain bikes, now crossing over to better quality road bikes, one-by gear shifting comes highly recommended. More on this.

The 11-42 cassette offers a wider range and lower climbing gears than the Whyte Whitechapel's 11-36 cassette.

Tektro Auriga Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Tektro Auriga stoppers deliver single-digit modulated braking - i.e. all it takes is a light squeeze of the lever with a single fingertip to apply each brake. Proven on high-spec mountain bikes over the past decade, Tektro hydraulic disc brakes now feature on better quality urban bikes, such as the Whyte Shoreditch. This makes sense because consistent confidence-inspiring braking is at least as important on the road as it is on the trail.

Why consider a bike with high quality hydraulic disc brakes? See blog.

WTB Horizon 650b x 47c, Tan Wall, Road Plus

  • Describing the Portobello as a Flatbar Road/Plus bike after its 650b x 47c plus-size WTB tyres underlines the notion that, almost always, nothing influences the ride characteristics of a bike more than its tyres
  • The supple, lightweight, folding WTB tyres are so forgiving, you'll be riding this Whyte over kerbs, potholes and cobbles with hardly a care
  • But here's the clever bit - the tyre's rolling circumference (where it makes contact with the road) is no greater than an equivalent 700x28 tyre

Mudguard and Rack Compatible

Custom dropouts enable Whyte to mount the rear hydraulic disc brake caliper inside the rear triangle, making it rack and mudguards compatible. If you want any extras fitted to a Whyte Shoreditch, such as Whyte's matching mudguards, let us know when you order the bike and we will customise the bike to your requirements at no extra labour charge.

Whyte Portobello Sizing Guide

The sizing below is a guide only, so please get in touch if you're unsure or between sizes. Height is in feet and inches.

  • Small5’ 1″ – 5’ 5″
  • Medium5’ 5″ – 5’ 9″
  • Large5’ 9″ – 6’ 1″
  • Extra Large6’ 1″ – 6’ 5″

Why Buy From Us?

  • Free fitting - order any extras such as mudguards with the bike and we will waive our standard fitting charge
  • Voted Britain's Best Bike Shop 2017/18
  • Rated excellent on Trustpilot by our customers
  • Free bike delivery
  • No fuss returns
  • Bikes arrive built by expert bike mechanics
  • Independent since 1977 - cooperative, not corporate. Read our story.

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Technical Specifications

Whyte Portobello 2020 
Frame6061 Alloy, Hydro Formed T6 Aluminium, Multi Butted, Tapered Head Tube, Internal Cable Routing with BBX and Custom Whyte Dropouts
ForkWhyte Straight Bladed 6061 Alloy, Alloy Tapered Steerer, Internal Cable Routing, Flat Mount with 160mm Post Adaptor, Eyelets for Mudguards
HeadsetFSA No. 42, Integrated Road, 1 1/2” Lower and 1 1/8” Upper Sealed Cartridge Bearings
ShiftersShimano Deore SL-M6000, 10 Speed
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore RD-M6000-SGS, Shadow Plus, 10 Speed
ChainsetAlloy, Narrow Wide 44T Chainring with Guard, 10 Speed
Bottom BracketSealed Cartridge Bearings, 68mm
ChainShimano CN-HG54, 10 Speed
Cassette / FreewheelShimano Deore CS-HG-500, 11-42, 10 Speed
RimsWhyte Disc Road Plus 650b, Low Profile, 25mm Wide, Tubeless Compatible, 32 Hole Rear and 28 Hole Front
HubsAlloy, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearings, Front - 28 hole, Rear- 32 hole
Spokes2.0mm, PG, Black Stainless, Brass Nipples
TyresWTB Horizon 650b x 47c, Tan Wall, Road Plus
BrakesTektro Auriga HD-M290, Front - 160mm Rotor, Flat Mount, Internal Routing, Rear - 160mm Rotor, Internal Routing
Brake leversTektro Auriga HD-M290
HandlebarsWhyte 6061 Alloy, 20mm Rise, 31.8mm, 620mm Wide
Grips / TapeWhyte Custom Dual Density Lock-on
StemWhyte Alloy, S 45mm, M/L 60mm, XL 70mm Extension
SaddleWhyte Custom, Triple Panel Design
SeatpostWhyte 6061 Alloy, 20mm Offset, 27.2mm x S/M/L 350mm, XL 400mm, 2 Bolt Clamp


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