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    31 High Street, Cookham, Maidenhead, SL6 9SJ. View the map
  • Who are we?

    A bit about us

    Flat Harry's mission is to be the best local bike shop in the Thames Valley area, our customer base is broad, attracting cyclists from all the towns and villages around Cookham; in a radius around us that passes through Lane End, High Wycombe and Beaconsfield, onto the Chalfonts, Gerrards Cross, Uxbridge, Windsor and Eton, through Taplow, Maidenhead, Bray and Holyport, and over to Marlow and Henley, our customers are happy to travel to find us, knowing we cater for every and any cyclist. We're mad about cycling and love it when anyone shares our enthusiasm, be they an aspiring fan of the sport, a tech hungry hard rider spinning their best speed machine, a thrill hungry mud lover, a hardened commuter battling the traffic, or a leisurely rider on a modest budget looking to have fun and relax on their bike.

    Whether it's serving coffee and flapjack on the mid-ride break, fixing your tusty steed, performing a bike-fitting or providing you with the right gear for your ride, we do it all and a lot more at Flat Harry's. We are proudly independent and thus only stock parts and brands that we are passionately proud of, and believe are the most suited for cyclists coping with the flint strewn roads and trails in our area.

    Our obsessive temperament, collective knowledge, engineering expertise, focus on quality and debunking of fads are what distinguish our shop, and make our customers return time and time again. Building trusting long term relationships with our customers is really important to us. Simply put, we want to be the place you trust above all others to do the right thing for you. Some folk might try and take advantage of our good nature, but we believe what goes around comes around and we want you to value our approach.

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  • 2018 Whyte 629 Orange

    An incredibly well specced bike for the money, the 629 uses a RockShox Silver RL 120mm fork, SRAM's NX 1x11 groupset and Level disc brakes, as well as tubeless ready WTB rims and tubeless ready Maxxis tyres, for great results out on the trail.
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    With Pre-Order, you can purchase the latest items added to our store in advance of them arriving with us.

    You 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 and get it sent out to you - it often never even hits the stock room shelves!


    With Pre-Launch, the date when we expect to receive the product ourselves is still a little too hazy to be confident in accepting Pre-Orders.

    So, instead, you can submit your email address against the item you are interested in and we will email you as soon as stock arrives on the system.

    Estimated Delivery Dates

    Estimated Delivery Dates are given on Pre-Order and Pre-Launch products. They are for indication purposes only and can change at any time without notice.

    The dates we provide are based on indications given by our suppliers. Whenever we get updated information from our suppliers we will endeavour to update the Estimated Delivery Dates provided on product pages.

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    2018 Whyte 629 Orange Description

  • Brand : Whyte
  • Season : 2018
  • Code : W18629
  • Weight : 0KG
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    Whyte's top aluminium 29er trail bike, the 629 has been updated and improved once again in 2018, making it better than ever. Whyte have updated their aluminium 29er hardtail frame for dedicated single chairing (SCR) use, allowing for adjustments to the geometry for better handling and ride characteristics. Doing away with the front dérailleur and extra chainrings, has a series of knock on effects for the design of the rear end of a bike. Most noticeably the driveside chainstay no longer has to adopt an awkward, weak and heavy design to accommodate more front cogs. Instead the chainstays can be symmetrical and therefore made lighter whilst simultaneously being stronger. This improves weight distribution and rear-end handling characteristics. Rear pivot span is also increased benefiting power transfer and rear triangle stiffness. The 629 already had an ultra-slack trail ready front end, the upgrade to an SCR frame means the rear end can be tucked in even more and made stiffer, for improved responsiveness, improving the 629's already sweet handling even more.

    Take the lower rolling resistance and greater ability to power over obstacles and maintain momentum of a 29er, and give it a capable Rockshox Silver RL 120mm fork, and you've got yourself a massively fast and fun trail machine. Not just delivering on the frame and fork, the 629 is incredibly well specced across its build. A full SRAM groupset consisting of NX 1x11 drivetrain and Level disc brakes, means you have consistent and precise shifting, as well as reliable braking, all with a rather nice affirmative feel to it. The 629 sports tubeless ready WTB rims, spinning on Whyte's own double sealed hubs and tubeless ready Maxxis tyres. The option to go tubeless is great for any MTB, bringing weight and rolling resistance down, whilst improving puncture protection and allowing for the tyres to be run at lower pressure for improved grip and traction. It's great when bikes as awesome as the 629 last forever so Whyte take a few steps to ensure its durability too. Whyte use their BBX weather-proof internal cabling management system and their weather-proof get a grip seatpost clamp, to make the 629 is ready to be thrashed all-year round in our often moist climate. Fast, fun and great value for money the 69 is a brilliant acquisition for any keen off-roader. 

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    Technical Information


    Matt Orange with Blue/Denim/Sky


    6061 Hydro Formed T6 Aluminium, Multi Butted, SCR, Tapered Headtube, Internal Cable Routing with BBX, Chainstay Post Mount Dropouts and Get A Grip Seat Clamp System


    RockShox Recon Sliver RL 29", Solo Air, 120mm Travel, Alloy Tapered Steerer, Lock out and Rebound, 110 X 15mm Boost, Maxle

    Rear Shock



    FSA No. 57B Orbit ZS, Caged Lower Bearing 1.5", 1 1.8" Caged Upper Bearings

    Rear Hub

    Alloy, Double Sealed Cartridge Bearing Hub, 32 Hole

    Front Hub

    Alloy, Double Seal Cartridge Bearings, 15 X 110mm Boost, Through Axle, 32 Hole


    WTB 2.0mm, Black Stainless with Brass Nipples


    WTB STp i25 29” Rims with TCS System, Pinned Joint, Tubeless Ready, 32 Hole


    Maxxis Tomahawk TR 60TPI, 3C with Maxx Terra, 29"x 2.30", Folding Front, Maxxis Crossmark II TR 60TPI, 29" x 2.25", Folding Rear

    Shift Levers

    SRAM NX, 11 Speed

    Front Mech


    Rear Mech

    SRAM NX, 11 Speed


    SRAM PG-1030, 11-42, 11 Speed


    SRAM PC-1110, 11 Speed


    SRAM NX, X-SYNC Direct Mount 28T, 11 Speed

    Bottom Bracket

    SRAM Power Spline, 73mm


    Whyte 20mm Offset, 30.9mm x 400mm (350mm on Small), 2014 Alloy, 2 Bolt Clamp


    Whyte Custom, Triple Panel Design


    Whyte Riser Bar 15mm Rise, 31.8mm, 740mm Wide


    Whyte Custom, 45mm S & M, 60mm L & XL


    Whyte Lock-on V Grip

    Front Brakes

    SRAM Level, 180mm Rotor

    Rear Brakes

    SRAM Level, 160mm Rotor (170mm on XL), Internal Routing

    Brake Levers

    SRAM Level


    Fibre Reinforced Composite Platform






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