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Whyte 29er C Hardtail Mountain Bike 2014

£1999.00

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Description

The Whyte 29er C Hardtail Mountain Bike 2014 delivers a high level of comfort when riding fast, making it perfect for longer distance riding.

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The Whyte 29er C Hardtail Mountain Bike 2014 has an appetite for speed. This bike features Whyte's frame geometry and an ultra-lightweight carbon frame for an exceptional ride at a low weight. The 29er C is perfect for longer distances in the saddle as it's been loaded with components that offer high comfort and performance. The frame has an OverSize/UnderSize chassis design for optimal tracking and power transfer while being comfortable.

This hardtail mountain bike has a new lighter headtube which shaves grams off the overall weight. Internal cable routing ensures minimal maintenance and clean lines. Whyte's XC-229-S rims combine with CNC machined hubs to create a stiff, lightweight wheelset which provides excellent performance to ensure you roll fast.

Whyte 29er C Hardtail Mountain Bike 2014 Features

  • Uni-directional Multi Monocoque Carbon frame with internal cable routing
  • RockShox Reba RL fork offers 100mm travel and has a lockout setting
  • SRAM S1000 PressFit 30 chainset with 2x10 XC gear ratio 38/24T
  • SRAM X-9 Type 2 rear derailleur
  • Avid Elixir 3 hydraulic disc brakes

Whyte 29er Bikes 2014

The Whyte 29er C Hardtail Mountain Bike 2014 will hold its momentum better thanks to the 29" wheels. So you'll maintain speed through corners and roll faster on rough terrains. Trail obstacles will feel smaller and you'll have greater stability thanks to the larger contact area with the ground. The 29" wheels means you'll have a lower centre of gravity when riding, so you'll have an extremely stable ride even when hitting the high speeds.

FrameUni-directional Multi Monocoque with internal cable routing, Post Mount chainstay mounted disk brake and full carbon dropouts
ForkRockShox Reba RL, 100mm Travel, Tapered Steerer, Crown Activated Lockout
Rear ShockN/A
ChainsetSRAM S1000 PressFit30, 29er Ratio, Compact Double, 10 Speed
Chainrings38/24T
CassetteSRAM PG-1030, 11-36T, 10 Speed
Chain DeviceNot Specified
Bottom BracketSRAM PressFit 30
ChainSRAM 1031 with Power Link, 10 Speed
Front HubAlloy, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearings, Oversize 28mm hub flanges, CNC Machined pockets, 32 Hole
Rear HubAlloy, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearings, with CNC Machined pockets, 32 Hole
Front DerailleurSRAM X-5, 10 Speed, High Direct Mount
Rear DerailleurSRAM X-9 Type 2 medium Cage, 10 Speed, White/Black
Front BrakeAvid Elixir 3, Matchmaker, 170mm Rotor
Rear BrakeAvid Elixir 3, Matchmaker, 160mm Rotor
Brake LeversAvid Elixir 3
PedalsThis mountain bike does not come with pedals.
HandlebarsWhyte Custom 6061 Alloy, Flat, 31.8mm, 700mm Wide
StemWhyte Custom, -6 Degree, 70mm S and M and 80mm Large
HeadsetFSA Integrated, Orbit ZS Plus, 1.5" Tapered Sealed Cartridge Bearings
GripsWhyte Lock-on, EVA Light-weight Foam
SaddleWhyte Custom dual density, triple panel design
SeatpostWhyte Custom 2014 Alloy, 30.9x400mm, 2 bolt clamp
RimsWhyte X-C 229-S, Sleeve Joint
Front TyreMaxxis IKON, 60TPI Folding Bead, 29x2.2"
Rear TyreMaxxis IKON, 60TPI Folding Bead, 29x2.2"
ShiftersSRAM X-9 Matchmaker, 10 Speed
ExtrasNot Specified

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Staff Review for Whyte 29er C

It should be noted that the bike I rode belongs to my father - instantly jelouse, instantly wanting to find fault! Damn! I haven't had a bike put a bigger grin on my face, ever! You should know I'm more of a peddler than a point it down hill and go kind of guy, so the quick responsive nature and peddleability of this bike is bound to appeal to me. Still, I was blown away by how instant this bike gained speed on the flat and practically rocketed up climbs. The Whyte rides with the sense of glee you expect from a 6 year old on Christmas morning! For a bike that wouldn't be out of place surrounded by thoroughbred race machines it's trail bike manners are a real plus. If you're thinking of going 29er and possibly entering a few races, this bike should certainly be on your 'very' short list! 

11/7/2013 5:00:32 PM | Luke

Whyte Bike Sizing Guide

Below is a sizing guide for Whyte bikes. To get the perfect fit please come in to any of our eight bike stores to test out the right size today!

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Getting the right fit

The right size bike for your body size is essential to ensure the optimum experience, comfort and enjoyment as you ride. With sizing varying between the type of bike, the brand and even the model, getting the perfect fit can seem daunting. That’s why we’ve compiled a handy guide to help you get the correct size. 

Measure Your Height

Our handy size charts match your height to the appropriate frame size so you need to be sure you’ve measured your height accurately.

  1. Take off your shoes and stand with your back against a wall.
  2. Make sure legs are together and your shoulders are back.
  3. Place a pencil on top of your head and mark the wall (the best and easiest way to do this properly is with a friend to help you).
  4. Measure from the floor to the pencil mark you have just made with a tape measure.

Range of Reach

For most people to get the right frame size, measuring your height will suffice. However, you may find that your height is on the borderline of the range we suggest for a particular frame. If this occurs you need to measure the range of your reach or “Ape Index”. This will ensure you get a comfortable distance between the handlebars and your saddle.

  1. Stand up straight with your back against a wall.
  2. Life your arms out horizontally either side of you.
  3. Measure the distance from fingertip of one hand to fingertip of the other. This will give you your arm span.
  4. Subtract your height from this figure to get your Ape Index.
  5. If the result is positive (your arm span is greater than your height) you should go for the larger size of bike.
  6. If the result is negative (your arm span is less than your height you need the smaller size.

Stand Over Height

You should also consider your inside leg measurement when choosing your bike to ensure adequate stand over height. Stand over height is the clearance between the top tube and the bottom of your crotch. For mountain bikes we recommend a distance of 2-4 inches and for road or hybrid bikes 1-2 inches of clearance is required. This will ensure comfort when you’re stopped and standing astride the bike.

Our bike sizing charts take stand over height into consideration but if you have a particularly long or short inside leg measurement in relation to your height you will need to bear this in mind when selecting your frame size.

Riding Style

The way you ride and the type of bike you are into will also impact the frame size you should choose. For example, a trail devotee looking for an aggressive ride may prefer a smaller, more manoeuvrable bike size. It all comes down to personal preference and how the bike feels to you.

Our sizing charts aim to be as specific as possible so you can look up the particular type, make and model of bike you’re looking for. Remember, the sizes given in our guides are suggestions and should be used for general advice only. For the best possible fit  we recommend popping in to your local Leisure Lakes Bikes store, or call 0800 083 0888 for expert advice tailored to you.

Delivery Info

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We offer FREE UK Delivery on all orders excluding bikes. There is no minimum order spend required and free delivery is available on all clothing, parts, accessories, trailers, stands etc. when shipping inside the UK.

Please note some brands are not available for mail order and can only be purchased online using the Ship to Store service (see below). These brands are: Cervelo, Trek, Marin, Whyte, Focus, Brompton, Wilier.

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Rest Of World Zone 6 £92 per bike £61 per item £23 per order
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Rest Of World Zone 8 £176 per bike £109 per item £33 per order
Rest Of World Zone 9 £234 per bike £142 per item £40 per order
Rest Of World Zone 10 £216 per bike £131 per item £38 per order

How your bike will be Delivered - UK

Before your bike is sent out to you it's fully checked and tested by Cytech trained mechanics to ensure everything is perfect. Just open the box, turn the handlebars, push on the pedals and it's ready to go!

Ship To Store - UK

Order online, collect in your local Leisure Lakes Bikes store.

We don’t stock everything on our website in all of our seven bike stores, so now you can make an order online and pick it up in your chosen Leisure Lakes Bikes store, for FREE!

Choose any one of our seven bike stores to have your order delivered to and it’ll be waiting for you by the date arrange! Plus, while you’re there why not get some tips and advice from our team to really get the most out of your new purchases.

How to Ship to Store

When you place an order online, go through the checkout process and select the store you wish your items to be shipped to. We will then call you to arrange a date for you to collect your items at your chosen Leisure Lakes Bike Store, FREE of charge.

International Delivery Information

Some countries may charge you import tax for certain items. If you have any queries regarding this then please contact your local tax office who should be able to assist you further. Unfortunately Leisure Lakes Bikes cannot advise on import tax and duty enquiries and we cannot take responsibility for any customs or duty charges which may arise from importing any of our products into your country.

All European and international deliveries are sent by UPS standard delivery. You will be emailed a tracking reference when we despatch your order so you can track your delivery as it makes it’s way to you.

For full European and worldwide delivery information please visit our delivery info page!

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You can also apply in any of our seven bike stores. Just bring along a photo I.D., account number and sort code. The deposit must be paid on credit or debit card in the same name as the finance application.

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