Whyte Bikes, a British bike company, has added three cyclocross bicycles to its 2012 range, which includes the Saxon Cross. Its 6061 aluminum alloy material comes with triple-butted top and down tubes as well as hydroformed rear stays. Along with its extensive list of mud-friendly features is a slack geometry.
Among the three new cyclocross bikes from Whyte, the Saxon Cross is the total mud-plugger. Aside from its 1 1/8in top and 1 1/2in bottom tapered head tube, it also features the BB386EVO bottom bracket, which is the new FSA standard and is essentially a BB30 development.
A real off-roader, the 2012 Whyte Bikes Saxon Cross Cyclocross Bike takes pride in its latest standards. Weighing in at approximately 10kg, this great racer is equipped with SRAM Apex with Rival rear derailleur, FSA cockpit parts and Gossamer Pro Cross cranks, and outers to prevent dirt and water contamination.