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Part of Whyte's GX gravel adventure series of bikes, the Friston is back in it's fourth iteration and looking better than ever.
Part of Whyte's GX gravel adventure series of bikes, the Friston is back in it's fourth iteration and looking better than ever.

Whyte Friston V4 Gravel Bike in Matt Petrol Blue


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Your Pre-Order is prioritised (at no additional charge); meaning that as soon as the product arrives with us, we can wrap it straight back up; ready for collection via Click & Collect or despatch to you — it often never even hits the stock room shelves!


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Estimated Delivery & Collection Dates

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Whyte Friston V4 Gravel Bike in Matt Petrol Blue




Whyte's GX bikes are versatility defined. On-road, off-road or both in the same ride, their uniquely capable and efficiently fast Adventure bikes set a new standard for all day, all-rounders.

The frame is absolutely riddled with lugs for all the hydration and bike packing storage you could need, with space on the fork, toptube, seattube and upper and lower side of the downtube. The frame and fork also offer the verstility and tyre clearance to happily run a 45c tyre, and without mudguards potentially the option to go wider. The bike can also take the smaller to 650b wheel to accommodate the even larger sizes.

Pretaped WTB rims combined with Maxxis Rambler tyres allows for an easy tubeless set up. Just fit the supplied valves, add sealant and get the tyres seated! The Ramblers provide excellent all round grip from tarmac to sloppy fireroads, and when set up tubeless provide that extra bit of performance and puncture protection.

Fitted with the popular SRAM Apex 1x groupset the Friston is armed with an excellent go to gravel gearing set up, offering a great range of gears with reliable shifting. No front derailleur keeps things simple and prevents gears getting clogged up in the really muddy rides and CX races. And the SRAM Apex hydraulic disc brakes provide ample stopping power.

The super wide handlebar equipped on the GX series delivers maximum stabilty and bag loads of space for all the lights, tech and storage you need for your trip. With a nice long wheelbase and cockpit reach, the GX series smoothes out even the roughest of pothole littered fireroads.

A bike that we have loved so much in the shop that we decided to incorporate it as one of our hire options, and has gone down an absolute storm.
Technical Information
6061 Alloy, Hydro Formed T6 Aluminium, Multi Butted, SCR, Tapered Head Tube, Custom Drawn, Chainstay Flat Mount 160mm Disc Mount, DOX Cable Routing

Whyte Straight Bladed Carbon Fork, Tapered Alloy Steerer, Internal Cable Routing, Flat Mount Dropouts, 15mm x 100mm Stealth Through Axle, Eyelets for Mudguards

FSA No. 42, Integrated Road, 1 1/2" Lower and 1 1/8" Upper Sealed Cartridge Bearings

Alloy, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearings, 12mm x 142mm Through Axle, XD Driver, 32 Hole

Alloy, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearings, Centre-Lock, 12mm x 100mm Thru Axle, 32 Hole, Concealed Hex Key

DT Swiss Champion 2.0mm, Black Stainless, Brass Nipples

WTB ST i25 TCS 2.0 System, Pinned Joint, Tubeless Ready, 32 Hole

Maxxis, Rambler TR, 700c x 45c 60TPI EXO Tan Sidewall Protection, Dual Compound

SRAM APEX 1, Full Hydraulic, 11 Speed

SRAM APEX 1, Long Cage, 11 Speed

SRAM XG-1150, 10-42, 11 Speed

SRAM PC-1110, 11 Speed

Whyte, Forged 2pcs Cranks, Direct Mount, Narrow/Wide 38T Alloy Chainring, 50/52 170mm, 54 172.5mm, 56/58 175mm 11 Speed

BSA 68mm

Trans-X YSP18 Dropper Post, 30.9mm, 50/52/54 80mm Travel, 56/58 100mm Travel, Rocker Remote

Whyte Custom, Light Weight Triple Density Base, Triple Panel Design

Whyte 500 by Controltech, 6061 Alloy, Gravel riser bar, 31.8mm x 500mm

Whyte Alloy, 7° Rise, 50cm 60mm, 52cm 70mm, 54cm 80mm, 56/58cm 90mm Extension

Whyte Anti Slip, Cross Bar Tape

SRAM APEX 1 Hydraulic, 160mm Rotor, Flat Mount, Internal Routing
Sizing Information
Rider Height in FtFrame Size
5'0" - 5'3"50cm
5'3" - 5'6"52cm
5'6" - 5'9"54cm
5'9" - 6'0"56cm
6'0" - 6'3"58cm
Professional Opinion
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