The Whyte T-129 S has won the coveted What Mountain Bike Trail Bike of the Year award for 2013, beating 25 longlisted mountain bikes of prices up to £3,000 (roughly US$4,500).
Rounding out the top three in the competition are the Giant Anthem X29 1, in second place, and Lapierre Zesty 514 in third.
What mountain bike trail bike of the year 2013
The Whyte T-129 S has been named Trail Bike of the Year
As for the remaining longlist, the following bikes were all tested:
What Mountain Bike magazine’s 2013 Trail Bike of the Year features in issue 147, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio now.