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Marin & Whyte
edited May 2009
Thick questions department - does anyone know what the relationship between Marin & Whyte is? Some of the bikes look
AFAIR jon whyte designs / designed marins suspension systems as well as having his own brand
ATB are the UK distro for both brands.
The brand that is not the designer.
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Jon whyte designed the suspension that both firms use.. they are the same
John Whyte retired from designing bikes last year, although Whyte the company still maintain close ties with Marin.
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ATB owns Whyte and imports Marins but both brands are developed by ATB here in Sussex.
Now where's that "Get Out of Crash Free Card"
Peasents who can't afford Whyte's buy Marins :P
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