| BORDER=”0″>ATB Sales innovative “Whyte” brand has suffered some production delays but should be in the shops soon, according to a a company memo circulating on the <A
list about the delays in production.Problems have occured with both bikes in the Whyte range, the SL-4.5 – the magnesium
framed bike with the “Marin” front triangle and dropped rear swingarm,
and also the PRST-1, known as Preston.
Preston features an innovative fork design, based around a linkage system which requires
As a result, expect a weight increase. ATB are saying that the alloy Preston will
The SL-4.5 has been released in a limited quantity, and due to the nature of the
How long this will take is another issue. “I am confident that we can solve
We will keep you informed. We really hope that ATB Sales get the production problems sorted out, as we rode the bike last summer at a demo and still haven’t ridden anything that even approaches it in terms of ride quality. We can’t wait to see what the production models are like!
When will we see a real one, released into the