Our fastest-ever Time Trial / Triathlon carbon frameset, designed for pure speed, is perfect for releasing your true full race-pace potential. Its time to beat your PB.
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Go to any time trial or triathlon in the UK and youll see at least one Planet X Exocet 2, and for good reason its the fastest bike you can buy for such a low price. The effects are seen everywhere, notably in plummeting Personal Best times around the country and indeed the world.
The Exocet 2 really flies, releasing your full true race-pace potential. Extensive tests have won the Exocet a huge number of accolades right across the sporting spectrum - from professional triathletes and TT racers, to the printed press. The Exocet 2 has been ridden to victory by current and former world champions and No1 ranked athletes in several different triathlon disciplines.
The Exocet 2 frame is our most aerodynamic frame yet, built from high modulus T800 Toray carbon fibre and designed with deep-section teardrop profile tubing. Intelligent and exacting research by the UN National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) has resulted in a frame profile that is as slippery as possible through the air, minimising resistance when youre riding against the clock. An enormous oversized bottom bracket shell provides extreme stiffness to ensure every watt of leg-power makes it to the drivetrain, whilst the seat tube is sculpted to guide air around the rear wheel, allowing it get up to speed and stay there unencumbered by unwanted turbulence.
With a frame package of this quality, you're getting a truly excellent bike and amazing value for money.
Please note: to ensure the longevity of your vivid frame paint, please store away from direct sunlight. UV rays can sometimes fade bright colours, like our Team fluorescent yellow, so please take care to keep it fresh and out of direct sunlight when not in use.
|A||Head Angle (°)||72||72||72||72|
|B||Head Tube Length (mm)||80||88||100||125|
|C||Effective Top Tobe horizontal (mm)||500||515||540||555|
|D||Seat Angle (°)||78||78||78||78|
|E||Seat tube Length centre to Top (mm)||523||538||550||575|
|F||Chainstay Length (mm)||385||385||385||385|
|G||BB Drop (mm)||65||65||65||65|
|-||Front Centre (mm)||584||600||626||639|
The main features of the Exocet geometry are a short head tube, short top tube and relatively steep seat angle. This geometry is designed primarily to offer great handling, comfort and great aerodynamics when riding on the tri bars.
A well fitting triathlon or time trial bike will typically have a shorter top tube than a road bike for the same rider which draws in the elbows towards the torso to create better aerodynamics and increase comfort.
|Rider Height||Suggested Frame Size|
|5′4″ to 5′7″||Small|
|5′7″ to 5′9″||Medium|
|5′9″ to 6′0″||Large|
|6′0″ to 6′3″||X Large|
All frame size recommendations are approximate. A good fit will also depend on the correct choice of stem length, correct bike set-up for the rider and riding style.
Correct frame size choice can vary greatly with riders torso length. If you have longer legs and a shorter torso, go for a slightly shorter stem. If you think you are borderline between sizes and you have longer legs and a shorter torso, go for the smaller frame size. If you have shorter legs and a longer torso, go for the larger frame size to benefit from the extra top tube length.
As the frame sizes increase, so does the length of the head tube. If you are inflexible or perhaps have a history of back problems, consider going for a larger frame size. This will increase the relative height of the handlebars making the position less “extreme”. The larger frame will also have a longer top tube, so you’ll need to compensate for this with a shorter stem.
|Approx. Frame Weight (g)||2209gr (size Large including seatpost,fork,seatclamp)|
|Seatpost Size (mm)||Full Carbon Aero Seatpost|
|Seat Clamp Size (mm)||Intergrated|
|Front Mech Clamp Size (mm)||Braze On|
|Wheels||700C, 23mm tyres max, but we recommend 19mm for best performance|
|Bottle Cage Bosses||1 set on all sizes|
|Headset||FSA Orbit C-40 No.42 ACB Tapered Headset / Black / 9mm|
Beautiful looking frame.
great Value at 450!
When I got it excellent
Terrific looking frame and forks.
Reduced price nice one
Quality and low price
The best bang for your buck TT frameset bar none!
Fork and seatpost forgot in the first order
Looks really nice, low price. Not tested yet!
Had a bunch of bolts to spare after the final asemply of the bike and was a bit confused as I'm not the most experienced bike mechanic. I was just unsure it could be that easy - but it could! Just went for a 30km ride and it was a pleasure. Great buy so far. Was missing some sort of manual but found the torque pressure guidance I needed on the individual parts on the bike. I will recommend Planet-x anytime. Kr Thor Lysgaard
Excellent, exacty what I need
Worth every cent. Excellent finish.
Top quality bike as ridden by Ryan Mullen... nuff said!!!