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69 Reviews
Planet X Kaffenback 2 Frameset Planet X Kaffenback 2 Frameset

Steel-is-real, say enthusiasts. So in homage to traditionalists, we give you the Kaffenback - our steel do-it-all bike, mixing time-honoured design with modern refinements.

  • Maxwall custom double-butted chromoly steel frame for smooth riding
  • Disc brake specific frameset, for powerful & controlled braking in all weather
  • Pannier & mudguard mounts, plus 32c tyre clearance
  • Nod to the golden vintage era, with modern refinements
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From £144.00 Was £249.99 42% off

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Blue Dragon / Small
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Matt Black / Small
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Tea and Coffee / Small
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Blue Dragon / Medium
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Matt Black / Medium
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Tea and Coffee / Medium
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Blue Dragon / Large
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Matt Black / Large
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Tea and Coffee / Large
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Matt Black / XLarge
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Blue Dragon / XLarge
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Tea and Coffee / XLarge
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The Kaffenback is our steel do-it-all steed, redesigned to incorporate modern technology such as disc brakes. But whats with the name? Well, inspiration struck after a ride to the caff and back - sometimes simplicity is the key. So whats it for? Being a sturdy steel framed bike, the Kaffenback is versatile and suitable for a wide range of riding. Steel is best known for its silky smooth ride quality and durability thats what steel bike frame are all about. Theyre not intended to be as light as carbon frames (although, actually, some are); nor are they intended to cut through the race peloton like a razor (although, again, some do). No, what steel bikes are loved for far-and-wide is their honesty, their road-smoothing ride qualities and true lifetime durability.

Built from Maxwall custom double-butted chromoly tubing, with an all-new externally butted top tube, the Kaffenback is tough bike, capable of fully-loaded touring, training and commuting. Revised frame geometry increases strength yet you still get all the wonderful compliance and positive flex that only steel bikes deliver.

The Kaffenbacks traditional Tea & Coffee paint scheme is stylishly vintage inspired, whilst the sleek black model features reflective decals to help keep you visible and safe during darker night rides. With mudguard and pannier mounts, the Kaffenback is designed as a lifelong companion its the perfect excuse to get out there on the roads, see the sights, go touring, get the miles in, then fulfil commuting duties during the working week. Dependable and classy, thats the Kaffenback.

With a frame of this quality, you're getting a truly excellent bike and amazing value for money.

  • Maxwall custom double-butted chromoly steel frame
  • Disc brake specific frameset - future-proof!
  • Use: Road riding, touring, training, commuting
  • Mudguard and pannier mounts
  • Frame weight: circa 2.2kg's (based on size Medium)
Touring or daily commute? Why not try the Zefal Raider Universal Pannier.

Additional Information

Product Code:FRPXKBD2
Model:KAF2

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Bike frame geometry
    Small Medium Large X Large
A Head Angle (°) 72 72 72 72
B Head Tube Length (mm) 92 104 135 167
C Effective Top Tube Horizontal (mm) 535 551 565 586
D Seat Angle (°) 72.5 72.5 72.5 72.5
E Seat Tube Length Centre to Top (mm) 480 510 540 570
G BB Drop 66 66 66 66
H Chainstay Length 415 415 415 415
If you're unsure about the size you need, please call our customer services team to see if we can help +44 (0)1709 38 66 66

Reviews

  •   Feefo Reviewer 23 June 2016
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    Nice and really strong frame, finishes and painting are really nice. Compact and not so heavy.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 23 June 2016
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    Very fast delivery and shipping, very good packaging.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 12 June 2016
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    Frame arrived in good time, but bottom bracket threads were poorly cut. Had to take the frame to my local bike tech to have the threads re-done.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 12 June 2016
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    Fast delivery

  •   Feefo Reviewer 3 June 2016
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    Heel goed verpakt. Vlotte service.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 1 June 2016
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    Schneller Versand, gnstige Preise

  •   Feefo Reviewer 5 May 2016
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    As Above

  •   Feefo Reviewer 5 May 2016
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    Excellent

  •   Feefo Reviewer 20 April 2016
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    Really good frame except for the thread on the right hand side in which you screw the bottom bracket. That one was poorly cut.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 20 April 2016
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    super fast delivery to Germany.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 14 April 2016
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    On the positive side i am happy with the customer service i received in the sheffield shop. However, the customer service generally was very poor. I was told over the phone there was a bike for me to try in the sheffield store, but having travelled down an hour each way to visit there was no bike available. Arrangements were then made to have two made up for me to try the following week, but this was then cancelled and I was told would not happen at all. I therefore had to make a purchase without trying the bikes for size. This was all very frustrating and had I not already had a bike sold to me by planet x a year or so ago I would have walked away (this sale had also been misleading as the bike purchased was advertised as a medium when in fact it was a small!).nnWas given a discount by sheffield shop on my purchase because of the messing about, together with some good advice, and once ordered the delivery of the frame and fork was quick and without a hitch. Overall I was not impressed by the organisation in terms of different parts not communicating well with each other which gave me a bad overall experience.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 11 April 2016
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    Excellent cadre pour le prix. Il n'y a pas de concurrence. Je l'utilise comme vlo d'hiver, il serait aussi idal comme vlo de voyage.Il faudrait quand mme le livrer avec les barillets de rglage des cables car ces pices sont difficiles trouver.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 11 April 2016
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    Livraison rapide, colis bien emball

  •   Feefo Reviewer 11 April 2016
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    Excellent cadre pour le prix. Il n'y a pas de concurrence. Je l'utilise comme vlo d'hiver, il serait aussi idal comme vlo de voyage.nIl faudrait quand mme le livrer avec les barillets de rglage des cables car ces pices sont difficiles trouver.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 6 April 2016
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  •   Feefo Reviewer 23 March 2016
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    I returned a frame unused but built up. PX not only agreed to swap the size but also all the build for me. Good job.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 2 March 2016
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    Great, excellent. Only the sizes are a bit confusing....I am somewhere between S and M, now I bought S and is very tiny...so maybe I have to buy a 2nd frame in M. Will discuss with my wife.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 2 March 2016
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    What should I say? They seem to be english, so they live on an island, right? Maybe that`s why they are funny people and make good products. Or do they make funny products and are in fact good people? Not sure yet. Maybe I have to buy more stuff to find out. Anyhow, I like the products, I hate that most of the items are discontinued often very quickly.

  •   Feefo Reviewer 2 March 2016
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    first class service, keep it up.