Take the rough with the smooth... Click to read moreTake the rough with the smooth. Ever set off for a gentle road ride but ended up in a jarring tussle with the cracked and potholed British asphalt? Not anymore. Whatever surface the road throws at you, there is now a road bike that really can cope with it all - the Whyte Glencoe. It’s a bike that defines the emerging RoadPLUS category, purring along on smooth tarmac - but when the going gets tough, the Glencoe really comes into its own. Surprisingly smooth and quiet on the roughest roads, it encourages you to push forward where you’d normally pull back and carry more speed, grip and confidence into the bend. Long and stable frame geometry, specifically tuned for this wheel size, combined with shorter stem, wider bars and increased steering trail, create a handling formula with huge gains in high speed stability on the roughest terrain. And tough 650b wheels, complete with massive-air-volume, next-generation tubeless 47c tyres, provide supple grip and cossetting comfort all without slowing your pace. If you love to ride but have had enough of Britain’s torn-up tarmac, the Glencoe is right up your street.
Road Plus Tyres
The Glencoe combines our Gravel/Adventure frame with Road Plus tyres. These high air volume 650b tyres have the same rolling circumference as a 700c X 28c setup and give huge levels of comfort and security on even the roughest road surfaces.
1 by 11
"1 by 11" technology offers simplicity and efficiency that cannot be rivalled. TRP mechanical/hydraulic disc brakes add stopping power and control.
The Best All Round Road Bike
Whether you're an innercity, year round commuter or a C or D back-road rider, the Glencoe is perfect bike to give you control on unpredictable surfaces. The Glencoe is the best all round road bike we have ever made.
|Colour||Matt Granite with Brown/Tan||Frame||6061 Hydro Formed T6 Aluminium, SCR, Custom Drawn, Multi Butted, Chainstay Flat Mount 160 Disc Mount, DOX Cable Routing with Inter-Grip Seat Clamp System|
|Fork||Straight Bladed Alloy Front Fork with Internal Hose Routing, Tapered Alloy Steerer, Flat Mount Dropouts and 12mm Stealth Through Axle||Rear Shock||N/A|
|Headset||FSA No. 42 Integrated Road, 1 1/8" Upper Sealed Cartridge Bearing, 1.5 Lower Sealed Cartridge Bearing||Rear Hub||Alloy, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearing Hub, 12mm X 142mm Through Axle, Centre-lock, 32 Hole|
|Front Hub||Alloy, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearing Hub, 12mm X 100mm Through Axle, Centre-lock, 32 Hole||Spokes||WTB 2.0mm, Black Sandvik Stainless with Brass Nipples|
|Rims||WTB Asym i23, 23mm, 650b, TCS System, 32 Hole||Tyre||WTB Horizon, TCS, DNA Compound, Folding, 650b x 47c|
|Shift Levers||SRAM APEX 1, Mechanical, 11 Speed||Front Mech||N/A|
|Rear Mech||SRAM APEX 1, Long Cage, 11 Speed||Cassette||SRAM PC-1130, 11-42, 11 Speed|
|Chain||SRAM PC-1110, 11 Speed||Crankset||Whyte Forged Cranks, Direct Mount 44T Narrow Wide Chainring, 11 Speed|
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano SM-BB52, BSA 73mm||Seatpost||Whyte 20mm Offset, 30.9mm x 350mm, 6061 Alloy, 2 Bolt Clamp|
|Saddle||Whyte Custom, Light Weight Triple Density Base, Triple Panel Design||Handlebar||Whyte Gravel, 31.8mm, 500mm Wide|
|Stem||Whyte -6 Deg, 70mm 50/52cm, 80mm 54cm, 90mm 56/58cm||Grips||Whyte Anti Slip, Cross Bar Tapes|
|Front Brakes||TRP HyRd Hydraulic, 160mm Flat Mount, Linear Outer Cables with Kevlar Reinforcement, 160mm Rotor, Internal Routing||Rear Brakes||TRP HyRd, Flat Mount 160mm, Linear outer cables with Kevlar Reinforcement, 160mm Rotor, Internal Routing|
|Brake Levers||SRAM APEX 1 Mechanical||Pedals||None|
|Weight||10.9Kg||Maximum tyre size|
|5’2″ – 5’5″||5’5″ – 5’8″||5’8″ – 5’11″||5’11″ – 6’2″||6’2″ – 6’5″|
|157 – 165 cm||165 – 172 cm||172 – 180 cm||180 – 187 cm||187 – 195 cm|
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