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Planet X XLA SL Apex 1 Bike Planet X XLA SL Apex 1 Bike

Sizing Guide

  • 5'3" to 5'7" (160cm-170cm) - Small (540mm)
  • 5'8" to 5'11" (173cm-180cm) - Medium (560mm)
  • 5'10" to 6'2" (178cm- 188cm) - Large (580mm)
  • 6'1" to 6'6" (185cm- 198cm) - X-Large (600mm)

The new XLA-SL (Superlight) is the aluminium frameset is simply superb. Revised tube profiles and improved butting have helped trim grams from the frameset and provide for a more efficient pedalling platform. A new carbon layup in the fork improves tracking and delivers confidence-inspiring handling.

We've increased tyre and mud clearance to help on the worst CX courses and tweaked the cable routing to make routine maintenance a cinch. Cyclocross just keeps on getting more and more popular and the expectations of new riders are huge. They expect smooth-shifting gear changes, a light touch on the steering and brakes that bring you a stop faster than a downhill mountain bike. And of course, that's exactly what the XLA-SL delivers. Created for the most demanding racers the XLA-SL is a thoroughbred cyclocross race bike, ready to do battle.

Groupset: SRAM Apex 1 is a 1x 11 speed groupset that brings a host of great new features to the party. A single front chainring with 'Narrow-wide' tooth profile ensures chain retention. Add in the extra chain tension that comes from the 'clutch mech' design and you have the best chain security you can ride. SRAMs wide-range cassette to give you the maximum gear options for powering up and down the trails, whilst powerful Avid BB5 mechanical brakes give effortless stopping power and great modulation so you can finesse your braking efforts to suit the surface conditions. Apex 1 brings all of SRAM's cutting edge off-road technology to the mid-level CX bike rider. There's an awful lot to love and a lot of new places to ride.

Wheelset: Gipiemme Roccia Disk. Gippeme are well known for their alloy and carbon fibre race wheels, now they've put their all into creating a practical, value for money 29"/ 700c disc brake wheelset. Built for road and off-road use the Gippemme Roccia is supremely versatile, it's equally at home on our cyclocross bikes as it would any of our Gravel Adventure bikes. Disc brake ready and built to last the Roccia is the perfect do it all 700c wheelset.

Buy the SRAM Apex1 mechanical disk equipped XLA aluminium framed cyclocross bike if you're looking for maximum mud crushing performance but don't want to break the bank

Please Note the Image above is an example only please see the below specification for full details of the bike

Bike Specification

  • Avid BB5 Road Mechanical Disc Brakes
  • Avid Clean Sweep G2CS Rotors
  • FSA Orbit C-40 No.42 ACB Tapered Headset (XYZ) / Black / 9 mm
  • Gipiemme Roccia Equipe 700c/29 Inch Disc Wheelset / Black / Shimano/SRAM 10/11sp
  • Planet X 6061 Alloy Seatpost / 27.2mm / Polished Black / 350mm
  • Continental Cross 28 Inner Tube / 700c / 25-35mm / Presta / 60mm
  • Planet X Headset Spacer Set / 1 1/8" / 15mm + 10mm + 5mm / Black
  • Planet X Soft Touch Handlebar Tape / Black
  • Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem / 110 mm / Polished Black / 6 degrees / 31.8 mm Clamp
  • Planet X XLA SL Cyclocross Frameset
  • San Marco Monza Start Saddle / Black / Carbon Steel
  • Selcof Forged Alloy Bolt Up Seatclamp / 31.8 mm
  • Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar / 42cm / Matt Black / 31.8mm Clamp
  • SRAM Apex 1 GXP Chainset (No BB) / 172.5mm / 42 Tooth
  • SRAM Apex 1 Mechanical Disc Brake Lever / 1 Speed Left
  • SRAM Apex 1 Mechanical Disc Brake Lever / 11 Speed Right
  • SRAM Apex 1 Rear Mech / 1 x 11 Speed / Long Cage
  • SRAM GXP XR Bottom Bracket (With Spacers) / 68/73mm
  • SRAM PC1110 11 Speed Chain / 116 Links
  • SRAM PG1130 Cassette / 11-42T
  • Vittoria Revolution G+ Graphene 700c Wired Tyre / 32mm / Black with Reflective Stripe

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