2021 Whyte E-160 RS v1

The 2021 Whyte E-160 RS v1 is a 27.5″ aluminum frame full suspension enduro e-bike with ultra high-end components.

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2021 Whyte E-160 RS v1
  • MSRP £5,750
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 160mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork Fox Performance Float 38
  • Wheels 27.5″
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset X01 Eagle, EX1
  • Motor Bosch 250W 85Nm
  • Battery Bosch 625Wh
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
  • Seatpost Dropper post

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1 × 12 — 12 speed

2021 Whyte E-160 RS v1
28 mph
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The E-160 RS v1 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the E-160 RS v1 while riding downhill or sprinting.

Estimated Spec Level

Estimated spec level of the E-160 RS v1 compared to other enduro bikes. 99 Spokes analyzes the build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more to estimate the overall spec level of each bike.

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Frame6061 Alloy, Hydro Formed T6 Aluminium, Multi Butted, Custom Drawn, Tapered Headtube, Internal Cable Routing for Dropper Post and 12mm X 148mm Boost Dropouts
ForkFox Performance 38 27.5", 160mm Travel, 44mm Offset with Grip Damper, 3pos Adjust and custom tune, Tapered Steerer, 110mm x 15mm Boost, E-Thru Axle
Rear ShockFox Float Performance DPS, Evol LV, 3pos adjustable Compression and Rebound damping
HeadsetFSA No. 57E Orbit ZS, 1 1/2" Lower and 1 1/8" Upper Sealed Cartridge Bearings
StemWhyte Enduro Stem, 35mm Bar Bore, 35mm Extension
HandlebarWhyte Custom 6061 Alloy, 30mm Rise, 35mm Bar Bore, 780mm Wide
SaddleWhyte Custom, Triple Panel Design
SeatpostCrank Bro High-Line 3, 30.9mm, XS/S 125mm Travel, M/L 150mm XL 170mm Travel, High-Line Ball Socket Remote Lever
GripsWhyte Lock-on V Grip
Rear DerailleurSRAM X01 Eagle, 12 Speed
CrankSRAM EX1, 165mm, ISIS with X-SYNC 2, Direct Mount 34T for Bosch Gen 4, Black
ShiftersSRAM GX-E Eagle, Single Click, MMX, 12 Speed
CassetteSRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-52, 12 Speed
ChainSRAM GX Eagle, 12 Speed
BrakesSRAM Code R, 4 Pot with Sintered Metal Pads, 220mm Rotor
Brake LeversSRAM Code R, MMX
RimsWTB HTZ i30 TCS 2.0 System, Asymmetric, Sleeved Joint, Super Tough Construction, Tubeless Ready, 32 Hole
SpokesDT Swiss Champion 2.0mm, Black Stainless, Brass Nipples
Front HubAlloy, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearings, 15mm x 110mm Boost Through Axle, 32 Hole
Rear HubAlloy, e-bike specific, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearings, 12mm x 148mm Boost Through Axle, 32 Hole
TiresMaxxis Assigai WT, TR, 27.5" x 2.5" 120TPI, EXO+ casing, 3C Maxx Terra, Dual Compound, Front, Maxxis Minion DHR WT, TR, 27.5" x 2.4" 120TPI, Double Down, 3C Maxx Terra, Dual Compound, Folding Bead, Rear
Electric Components
MotorBosch Performance Line CX (Gen 4). 85 Nm max Torque, 250 W nominal power, 2.79 kg 4 Power settings including progressive eMTB mode which automatically adjusts the support
BatteryBosch 625 Wh internal PowerTube. Reaches full charge in 5 hours with supplied 4A Compact Charger, 80% charge from 0 in 2.5 hours
RemoteBosch Purion
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