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February 27, 2024 (2 months ago)
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Whyte S120 in size Large.  Owned from new (paperwork shown in photo), purchased in 2020.

Whyte say: “The S-120 is a perfect replacement for the iconic T129, which gave Whyte its 1st Bike Of The Year award. Designed to be an all-round XC/Trail bike from epic marathons to a flat our blast down your local single track, this bike will allow you to do it all.”

I had a Yeti ASR5 before this and I really think the Whyte is the more capable bike.  It’s done local (flat!) rides, Peak District classics, Lake District hikeabike, Bike Park Wales & trail centres and I’ve always been the limiting factor. 

The main changes from the stock spec are wheels, upgraded to EX511 on 350 hubs from Fitwheels and G2 RSC brakes as the bike encourages you to push on the descents, far more than the travel suggests it should, and I was dinging a previous set of wheels, but the EX511s have been flawless, and lighter than the stock wheels.  I’ve done the Styhead to Stockley Bridge descent with both sets of brakes and the stock Guide Ts were really at their limit but the G2s are great, I’ve never had any brake fade with them. 

It is used so there are the usual signs of wear, but just cosmetic.  The worst of it is shown in the last photo.  Fork, shock and seatpost stanchions and seals are all good, hubs are smooth etc.  The brown marking visible on the driveside seatstay is just a piece of heli tape that’s discoloured, I thought it was better to leave it on as frame protection than remove it just because of the colour.

I’m 6ft with longish legs (~34inch inside leg) and the large was a good fit, but I had a fair bit of seatpost out, and room to drop it .  According to the Whyte size charts it should be a good fit for riders between 5’10” (178cm) and 6’2” (188cm). Full Geo and Spec below.

I’ll drop off in the Coventry, Warwickshire, Solihull, Rugby areas.  Any further than that please message me and we can discuss either travelling further or meeting somewhere convenient.  No courier collections or overseas shipping.  Cash or Paypal F&F on collection/handover.


Head Angle – 65.6

Seat Angle – 75

Top Tube – 640mm

BB Height – 340mm

Standover – 808mm

Wheelbase – 1227mm

Chainstay – 430mm

Seat Post – 30.9mm

Head Tube – 140mm

Seat Tube – 457.2mm

Spec (changes from original in bold):

Frame: Carbon, Uni-directional Multi Monocoque Front Triangle with Internal Cable Routing, Tapered Head Tube, Intergrip Seat Clamp System, Alloy Symmetrical SCR Rear Triangle and 148mm Boost Dropouts (Spare mech hanger included)

Rear Shock: RockShox Deluxe RT, DebonAir, Fast Black coating, adjustable rebound, 2-position compression – Shock serviced June 2022 by TFTuned

Fork: RockShox Revelation RC 29″, 120mm Travel, 42mm Offset, DebonAir, Charger Damper, Fast Black Coating, Tapered Steerer, 110mm x 15mm Boost, Maxle Lite. Upgraded to 2021 DebonAir spring in June 2022

Gear Shifters: SRAM NX Eagle, Matchmaker, 12 Speed

Chainset: SRAM Descendant 6K Eagle, X-Sync 2 (Chain replaced in Jan 2024)

Chainrings: 32T

Rear Cassette: SRAM PG-1230 Eagle, 11-50, 12 Speed

Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX Eagle, 12 Speed (Replaced in June 2022 due to a rock/mech interface)

Rims:  DT Swiss EX511

Front Hub: DT Swiss 350

Rear Hub:  DT Swiss 350

Front Tyre:  Maxxis Forekaster TR 29″ x 2.35″

Rear Tyre:  Maxxis Crossmark II TR 29″ x 2.25″

Brakes:   SRAM G2 RSC

Handlebars: Nukeproof Horizon Carbon Riser Bars 800mm, 25mm rise

Handlebar Grips:  Whyte Lock-on V Grip

Stem:  Whyte Gravity Stem, 40mm Extension

Saddle:  Whyte Custom, Dual Density, Triple Panel Design

Seatpost: Bike Yoke Divine (new cable just fitted)

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