Whyte Gosford – first ride

I had to ride the Whyte Gosford as the first person to try it came back disappointed. I wondered why? I decided to ride home with the dog in tow via Mount Carvey. This is a simple enough climb, not too steep, but requires effort to ride at speed. I started by riding across the…

Whyte Gisburn review

Whyte bikes were created to produce full suspension mountain bikes back in the nineties. Of course the staff and designers ride all sorts of bikes and the head designer has raced road and cyclo-cross so he does know what is going on. When he produced Whyte’s first “cross” bike it was criticised for falling outside…

Whyte Gisburn gravel bike review

A few months ago I reviewed the Whyte Saxon Cross. It was a fair review as I was riding a Niner RLT9 at the time. The Saxon was good but lacked a few key elements to make it a great gravel bike. The new Gisburn is a big step up. The once cross bike is…

Whyte Saxon Cross review

Before I start I ought to declare that I am not a “Cross rider”. However, I am a bike rider. Ignore the labels: enduro, road, XC, TT, marathon, tourist… yawn. I ride bikes! They all should do the same thing: they excite, go fast and encourage me to live – be it an off the…

More fun than I could possibly imagine. Niner RLT9 review

I used to say that I had got through my cycling life successfully avoiding only two things: rollers and cyclocross. Last year I cracked and now enjoy the excitement (and benefits) of rollers. So that only left CX. I have long suspected that Cyclocross racing would be right up my street and I have not…