In a bit of a departure for what has traditionally been a high-end mountain bike brand, Whyte Bikes have announced they will be launching a commuting range in 2011.
The full line-up will be unveiled at BikeRadar Live on 10-11 July, but here’s a quick preview of two of the new models, the
The lower specced Portobello shares the same aluminium frame as the
Whyte spokesman Keith Jepson, of Max Bikes PR, said: “The styling has a bit of the fixie fashion in there and the deep section rims add a little ‘now’ to the overall effect, but basically it’s a very, very technical bike, just understated to make it the perfect urban slayer."
We’ll bring you more details, pictures and pricing information from the official launch at BikeRadar Live 2010.