We can still remember chasing the front wheel of Whyte’s first raw metal G-150 prototype down the road like a wheelbarrow, thinking the designers had made a mistake.

It was a radical riding revelation as soon as we hit technical high speed trails though and those same stretched front end, slack steering, pedal clattering angles are now standard issue for enduro.

Frame and equipment: impressive kit list for a store-bought ride

The G-150 chassis is flattered by a well thought out kit list fronted out by a Pike RC fork, wide mouthed Whyte stem and 750mm bar for power steering authority without causing clipped grip pinball panic on tight tree lined trails.

SRAM X1 1×11 speed gearing and Rock Shox Reverb Stealth seat post give ‘dropper on the left, sequential shifting on the right’ simplicity to the controls.

While it looks like there’s a big price disparity don’t

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