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

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

Able to work with 1X or multi-chainring drivetrains the XLA-SL is the perfect Cyclocross bike for any rider looking to get the very best value for money. You'll probably like it so much that you'll start riding it into work every day- we did!

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 BB7 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.

Specification:

  • Brake calliper: Avid BB7 Mechanical Disc Brake Road / Direct Mount / No Rotor
  • Brake lever: SRAM Apex 1 Mechanical Disc Brake Levers
  • Brake Rotors: Avid Clean Sweep G2CS Rotor / 160mm / 6 Bolt
  • Cassette: SRAM PG1130 Cassette / 11-42T
  • Chainset: SRAM Apex 1 GXP Chainset (No BB) / 172.5mm / 42 Tooth
  • Bottom Bracket: SRAM GXP XR Bottom Bracket (With Spacers) / 68/73mm
  • Chain: SRAM PC1110 11 Speed Chain / 116 Links
  • Frameset: Planet X XLA 6061-T6 alloy Cyclocross Frameset
  • Grips: Ambrosio Bike Ribbon Handlebar Tape / Perforated Cork / Yellow
  • Handlebar: FSA Omega Compact Handlebar / 31.8mm / 42cm
  • Headset spacers: Planet X Headset Spacer Set / 1 1/8" / 10mm + 10mm + 10mm + 5mm / Black
  • Headset: FSA Orbit C-40 No.42 ACB Tapered Headset (XYZ) / Black / 9 mm
  • Rear Mech: SRAM Apex 1 Rear Mech / 1 x 11 Speed / Long Cage
  • Saddle: San Marco Monza Start Saddle / Black / Carbon Steel
  • Seat Clamp: Zoom Alloy Bolt Up Black Seat clamp / 31.8mm (Suitable For Pro Carbon Evo)
  • Seat Post: Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Seat post / 27.2mm / Matt Black / 350mm
  • Shifters: SRAM Apex 1 Mechanical Disc Brake Lever / 11 Speed Right
  • Shifters: SRAM Apex 1 Mechanical Disc Brake Lever / 1 Speed Left
  • Stem: Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem / 90mm MED / / Matt Black / 10 degrees / 31.8mm. Sm-80mm, MED-90mm, LRG/XL-100mm
  • Tyres: Vittoria Randonneur Wired Tyre / 700c / Black / 32mm
  • Tubes: Vittoria Lite Road Inner Tube / 700c / 33-37mm / Presta 48mm
  • Wheelset: Gipiemme Roccia Equipe 700c/29 Inch Disc Wheelset / Black / Shimano/SRAM 10/11sp
  • Weight:10.6 kg (Med)
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