A serious piece of kit, the Reason is draped in quality from head to toe. Featuring a full 4130 chromoly frame with a modern 76 degree headtube and super short 12.75” chainstay, the Reason now comes with shorter 160mm cranks and a steeper 15mm offset fork making it truly ride like the same bikes WETHEPEOPLE PRO’s Felix Prangenberg and Dan Kruk are riding right now.
Featuring a SALT PRO freecoaster hub and the latest Wethepeople aftermarket products, this incredible street machine is a true weapon.
- ✅ – Full Chromoly
- ⛔️ – Under $500
- ✅ – Double Wall Rims
- ✅ – Pegs
- ✅ – Fully Sealed Bearings
- ✅ – 3 pc. Cranks
- ✅ – Freecoaster – What is a freecoaster?
- ✅ – Brakes
- ✅ – Gyro tabs
- ✅ – 4 pc bars
|Lots of aftermarket parts|
Price: $599 on Danscomp
|FRAME MATERIAL: 4130 Chromoly|
|WHEEL SIZE: 20″|
|TOP TUBE LENGTH: 20.75″|
|CHAIN STAY LENGTH: 12.75″|
|HEADTUBE ANGLE: 76°|
|SEAT TUBE ANGLE: 71°|
|FORKS: SALTPLUS “REASON” fork, 4130 full crmo, butted crmo steerer, 15mm offset|
|BARS: WETHEPEOPLE “REASON” bar, 4pc, 4130 full crmo|
|STEM: SALT “ZION” top loading stem, 50mm reach|
|HEADSET: SALT “PRO” int. headset, sealed bearing|
|BRAKE MOUNTS: Removable|
|BRAKES: ÉCLAT “TALON” alloy u-brake-rear|
|FRONT HUB: SALT “PRO” hub, sealed bearing, 3/8”s axle, 36h|
|FRONT RIM: SALT “VALON” 36mm single wall rim, 36h|
|REAR HUB: SALT “PRO” hub, sealed bearing, 3/8”s axle, 36h|
|REAR RIM: SALTPLUS “SUMMIT” 36mm double wall rim, 36h|
|TYRES: WETHEPEOPLE “ACTIVATE” tires, 2.35″, 60PSI , front & rear|
|SPROCKET: WETHEPEOPLE “PARAGON” sprocket & nylon guard, 6061-T6 alloy, 25t|
|CRANKS: SALT “REVO” square profile, 3pc 4130 crmo, 160mm, 8 spline|
|BB: SALT “MID” 19mm, press fit, sealed bearing|
|PEDALS: WETHEPEOPLE “LOGIC”, nylon/fiberglass pedals|
|SEAT: ECLAT “BIOS” fat padded Pivotal seat|
|WEIGHT: 12.33kg / 27.20lbs – without brakes, with pegs|
A: Top Tube Length: 20.75″ – Learn what size is right for you here.
Check the size guide to see if its right for you..
Getting a top tube that is taller than suggested will make the bike feel more controlled and less responsive
Getting a top tube size that is smaller than normal will make the bike feel a lot more snappy and responsive.
B: Chain Stay Length: 12.75″ – Learn About Chain Stays Here
This is a short chainstay.
A short chain stay makes the bike feel twitchy. Spins will be easy, but airing and jumping might feel hard to control.
A long chain stay will make the bike feel really controlled. Spins will feel sluggish, but manuals and air tricks will feel nice because it will be more stable.
C: Head Tube Angle: 76° – Learn About Head Tube Angles Here
Steep head tube angles make the bike “snappy” meaning more responsive to fast turns.
A less steep head tube gives you more control.
D: Seat Tube Angle: 71.5°
E: Bottom Bracket Height: 11.75″
F: Stand over height: 9″
This is a tall standover.
A tall standover gives you more seat to pinch when doing barspins and t-bogs.
Bar Geometry – Learn more here
G: Rise: 9″
Riding a tall rise, will give you more leverage on the bike. Making it easier to pull back and lift the front wheel up.
H: Width: 29.5″
This is a medium width.
Narrow bars make barspins easier.
Wide bars give you more control and stability when steering.
I: Backsweep: 11º
What does backsweep do?
As far as I know, there is a sweet spot for backsweep. Too much will make the bike feel weird, and too little will make the bike unstable. It seems like the sweet spot is around 11º to 12º. If you need something a little more aggressive and straight feeling, go for 10º, but only do this if 11º is uncomfortable.
J: Upsweep: 3º
This is a normal upsweep!
What does upsweep do?
There is a lot of discussion about 1º upsweep vs. 4º upsweep. Some people are running experiments and testing if the greater upsweep will make drops feel better. It seems like a lot of street riders run 4º to 5º upsweep. This helps for wrist pain and lessens the impact of big drops.
Now 2021 Wethepeople reason comes in right at $600. This is a comparable price to the 2021 kink Cloud, and I think this is a really good price for the bike. A lot of bikes with this level of quality are considered pro level because they have a lot of pro-level aftermarket parts. And the Reason is no different.
This bike is full of high-quality aftermarket parts, including a full chromoly frame, aftermarket freecoaster, four-piece bars, and so much more. You can expect all of these parts to last you as you progress as a better rider. Salt and Eclat are next level aftermarket parts that improve any bike that they touch.
Buy if you are learning:
- bar spins
- mid-level street
- fakie tricks
- Grind tricks
Don’t buy if you are learning:
- Good for any trick
The quality difference between the 2021 justice and the 2021 Reason is absolutely incredible. The Wethepeople Reason is perfect for a rider who’s already riding at a mid-level and doing some pretty hard tricks. This bike has really responsive geometry that’s going to help you progress to a high-level, and the parts are also going to support you on your journey there. This is a really high-quality bike with a lot of added stuff to make street riding feel amazing.
- Where can I buy this bike? I’ve seen it in stock at Danscomp’s site. Check here for price and availability.
- Is this bike for park, dirt, or street? The parts on this bike are designed to help you progress as a street rider.
- How much does it weigh? 27.2 lbs
Reason Review Video