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Planet X EC-130E Shimano Ultegra R8000 Aero Road Bike Planet X EC-130E Shimano Ultegra R8000 Aero Road Bike
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Go faster for less with our new price busting version of Cycling Weekly's Aero Road Bike Of The Year - a frame made from highest spec T800 carbon, EPS molded and aero profiled. Its assembled for you with a high performance Shimano Ultegra R8000 11spd groupset and Vision 35 Comp wheels.

  • Toray T800 carbon aero road frameset
  • Shimano Ultegra R8000 11-speed groupset
  • Vision Team 35 Comp wheelset
  • Weight: circa 7.85kg (small)

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Full Description

Description

See it, ride it, own it. It's that simple, the EC130-E takes no prisoners and breaks hearts everywhere it goes. Throw a leg over it today and start smashing out the miles.

The EC-130-E is built to perform. With class leading aerodynamics, an incredibly stiff pedalling platform and efficient power transfer it has been designed from the ground up to help dramatically improve your cycling performance and carry you over the line first.

Frame: The EC-130E frameset was created to help you slice through the air and extract every last watt of leg power. Advanced computer modelling of frame tube profile and fluid dynamics has delivered a frameset that not only has a remarkable low drag profile but is also surprisingly light for an aero road bike.

Each EC-130E is created with our 'EPS Inside' moulding technology. Main tube frame junctions are laid up over pre-shaped EPS formers. This allows for a more accurate placement of carbon in the mould and helps to eliminate wrinkles inside of the frame to deliver stronger, lighter frames with absolute consistency from frame to frame.

Meticulously crafted from Toray's finest T800 IM the EC-130E is the product of rigorous design and inspirational thinking. The EC-130E is for the serious competitor in all of us. It skilfully blends the performance advantage of an elegantly designed aero frameset with the lightweight advantage that only hand finished carbon construction can deliver. It's our ultimate fast Aero Road bike and it's ready for you to ride away today.

Groupset: Shimano's Ultegra groupset has been upgraded and the result is the incredible Ultegra 8000 groupset. Shimano has worked to improved the efficiency of the shifting, improved brake feel and delivers a smoother working, better-looking groupset that's simply worth every penny.

A compact 50/34t chainset combines with the new Ultegra 8000 11-30t 11-speed cassette to give an excellent gear spread, close enough for fast road work but still including a bailout gear for tackling those ultra steep climbs. Wider flatter crank arms retain Shimano's Hollowtech2 technology and improved stiffness at the bottom bracket has obviously been delivered.

Ultegra 8000 moves to polymer coated gear cables for the slickest possible shifts. revised lever ergonomics have delivered a sweeter gear shift feel and the slightly larger downshift paddle is easier to hit with gloved hands. Inline cable adjusters are a thing of the past with the new levers containing Allen key adjustable cable pre-tensioning.

The biggest change is out back where Shimano has integrated their Shadow Derailleur design from their Dura Ace and off-road groupsets. Shadow geometry places the rear mech further under the cassette, giving slicker shifts, protecting from crash damage and allowing for larger cassettes for enhanced gear ratios. The front mech gets a new cage and pivot design to help it accommodate the wider gear ratios and trend towards wider tyre sizes.

If you've ridden Ultegra before you know how much care and attention Shimano put into it. It's their best selling groupset and offers the best mix of price/performance. This new version is no exception it's simply superb.

Wheelset: FSA Vision team 35 Semi Aero The latest semi aero wheels from Vision push performance to the limit with a 35mm deep rim profile, bladed aero spokes from Sapim and meticulously constructed, 11-speed cartridge bearing hubs. Their good looks are every bit as striking and their wind cheating performance thanks to their deep anodised rim treatment, radially laced front wheel and straight pull laced rear hub.

The EC-130-E is for the serious competitor in all of us. It skilfully blends the performance advantage of an elegantly designed aero frameset with the lightweight advantage that only hand finished carbon construction can deliver. It's our ultimate fast Aero Road bike and it's ready for you to ride away today for less than you thought possible.

  • EPS Inside Frame Moulding Technology
  • Tapered headset, aero bladed fork
  • Internal cable routing
  • Di2 Compatible, mounting kit included
  • Braze-on front mech hanger
  • 68mm BSA bottom bracket
  • Cycling Weekly - 10/10 - 2017 Aero Road Bike of the Year

    "If youre after an aero bike for riding and racing on flat and rolling terrain, then theres no better bike out there for the price Read more at http://www.cyclingweekly.com/reviews/road-bikes/planet-x-ec-130e#mQy5v4vqtjkFYugR.99"

    EC-130 Customer Safety Notice- Seatpost Insert Warning.

    Please Note:Bike images are for example only. Please refer to the Bike Spec for the full current specification of this bike

Full Spec

Custom options available
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Bar Tape Planet X Soft Touch Handlebar Tape / Black
Brake Front Shimano Ultegra BR-R8000 Brake Caliper / Front
Brake Rear Shimano Ultegra BR-R8000 Brake Caliper / Rear
Cassette Shimano Ultegra CS-R8000 Cassette / 11-28
Chain Shimano Ultegra HG-701 11 Speed Chain / 116 Links
Chainset Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 Chainset / 172.5mm / 50-34
Front Mech Shimano Ultegra FD-R8000 Double Front Mech / Braze On
Handlebars Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar / 42cm / Matt Black / 31.8mm Clamp
Headset FSA Orbit C-40 No.42 ACB Tapered Headset (XYZ) / Black / 9 mm
Left Shifter Shimano Ultegra ST-R8000 STI Lever / Left 2 Speed
Rear Mech Shimano Ultegra RD-R8000 Rear Mech / Long Cage
Right Shifter Shimano Ultegra ST-R8000 STI Lever / Right 11 Speed
Saddle San Marco Monza Start Saddle / Black / Carbon Steel
Stem Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem / 100mm / Matt Black / 10 degrees / 31.8mm
Tyres Michelin Dynamic Sport 700c Rigid Tyre / Black / 25mm
Wheels Vision Team 35 Comp Road Clincher Wheelset / Shimano / SRAM 11 Speed
Inner Tube Vavert 700c Inner Tube / 18-25mm / Presta / 60mm  
Head Set Planet X Headset Spacer Set / 1 1/8" / 15mm + 10mm + 5mm / Black  
Brake spare Shimano Inner And Outer Brake Cable / Rear 1800mm Outer / 2000mm Inner  
Brake spare Shimano Inner And Outer Brake Cable / Front 800mm Outer / 1000mm Inner  
Frame Spare Planet X Carbon Steerer Fork Bung MK 2 / 1 1/8 inch  
Bottom Bracket Shimano Ultegra SM-BBR60 Bottom Bracket  

Key features

Ultegra 8000
Shimano's latest Ultegra groupset featuring class leading ergonomics, faultless gear shifts and their most powerful braking ever, with wider gear ranges than ever before 8000 is the ultimate Ultegra groupset
Cycling Weekly Best Aero Road Bike Winner
When summing up the qualities of our incredible EC-130E fast aero road bike in their recents bike of the year awards Cycling Weekly declared, “If you’re after an aero road bike for riding and racing on flat and rolling terrain, then there is no better bike out there for the price”
Aero Road Frameset
A road bike that rides as fast as it looks with razor sharp handling to match. The EC-130-E delivers the promise of improved aerodynamics in a lightweight race ready frameset that surges forward and upward with every pedal stroke
Advanced Aero Design
AAD brings the performance benefits of wind tunnel testing and fluid dynamics to our most advanced cycling products. AAD is our promise that you're using our smartest products, created to deliver the most aerodynamically efficient cycling experience possible
FSA Team 30 Wheelset
Our most popular 11 speed road wheelset. Stiff, durable and fast; perfect for every rider and any ride.
Direct To Customer
At Planet X we supply everything we make direct to customer, there's no middle men or wholesalers adding anything to the cost. That's why we're able to offer you unmatched value for money- straight from our warehouse to your door
Yorkshire Born and Bred
Our bikes are designed, tested and assembled in Yorkshire. Every model is put through its paces across the toughest road or off-road routes that the Peak District has to offer. Just like us, they are Yorkshire Born and Bred

Geometry

Geometry

Size & Specs

Bike frame geometry
  S/490mmM/530mmL/540mmXL/550mm
AHead Angle (degrees)72.073.073.073.0
B Head Tube (mm)125140165195
C Top Tube C-C Effective(mm)530545570590
D Seat Tube Angle (degrees)74.073.573.072.5
E Seat Tube C-T (mm)490530540550
F Chainstays (mm)410410410410
G BB Drop (mm)70707070
I Stack (mm)526544570590
J Reach (mm)379383396401
K Front Centre (mm)579580600614
L Fork Length (mm)370370370370
M Trail (mm)45454545
O Wheelbase (mm)97998010001014

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Step 1: Select bike size and colour (by choosing a frame)
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Large Dark Knight Large Dark Knight £1,799.99 Due in: 05/09/2018
Large Silver Shadow Large Silver Shadow £1,799.99 In Stock
Medium Dark Knight Medium Dark Knight £1,799.99 In Stock
Medium Neon Green Medium Neon Green £1,799.99 In Stock
Medium Silver Shadow Medium Silver Shadow £1,799.99 In Stock
Small Dark Knight Small Dark Knight £1,799.99 In Stock
X Large Dark Knight X Large Dark Knight £1,799.99 In Stock
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Bar Tape Add the finishing touch to your bike by customising the colour of your bar tape - Make it unique!
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Planet X Soft Touch Handlebar TapeBlack  FREE i
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Holdsworth Gran Sport Bar TapeBlack £6.98 i
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Selcof Microfiber Leather BartapeBlack | Orange | Blue Holdsworth Team £9.98 i
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Planet X 3M Retro Reflective Polka Dot Handlebar TapeBlack £12.98 i
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Cinelli Caliedo EVA Bar TapeBlack (Multi Colour) £15.00 i
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Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 Chainset170mm | 50-34  FREE i
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Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 Chainset172.5mm | 50-34  FREE i
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Planet X EC-130E Rivet Rider Carbon Aero Road FramesetMedium | Silver Shadow  FREE i
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Planet X EC-130E Rivet Rider Carbon Aero Road FramesetLarge | Dark Knight.  FREE i
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Planet X EC-130E Rivet Rider Carbon Aero Road FramesetMedium | Neon Green  FREE i
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Planet X EC-130E Rivet Rider Carbon Aero Road FramesetX Large | Dark Knight  FREE i
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Planet X EC-130E Rivet Rider Carbon Aero Road FramesetMedium | Dark Knight  FREE i
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Planet X EC-130E Rivet Rider Carbon Aero Road FramesetSmall | Dark Knight  FREE i
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Planet X EC-130E Rivet Rider Carbon Aero Road FramesetLarge | Silver Shadow  FREE i
Handlebars Our standard build is usually perfect but you can choose a bar that suits your needs.
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Selcof Jack Woodhead Handlebar42cm  FREE i
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Selcof Jack Woodhead Handlebar40cm  FREE i
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3T Ergonova Aluminium Drop Bar42cm £24.98 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar42cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp  FREE i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar40cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp  FREE i
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Planet X Road Bar Strada Shallow Drop42cm | Polished Black | 31.8 mm Clamp  FREE i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar38cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp  FREE i
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Selcof Ultra Carbon Aero Road/Triathlon Handlebar40cm | Black | 31.8mm £99.98 i
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Selcof Ultra Carbon Aero Road/Triathlon Handlebar38cm | Black | 31.8mm £99.98 i
Saddle Have a preference on saddle design or simply want a lighter saddle? Upgrade now!
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San Marco ERA Start SaddleBlack  FREE i
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San Marco Monza Start SaddleBlack | Carbon Steel  FREE i
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Selle Italia MAN FlowBlack £24.98 i
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Selle Italia Novus SaddleManganese | Black £24.98 i
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San Marco Regal SaddleCarbon Steel | Silver | Black Woven £39.98 i
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San Marco Concor Supercorsa RinoBlack £39.98 i
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Prologo Zero 2 SaddleTirox | Black £39.98 i
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San Marco Rolls SaddleSteel | Honey £39.98 i
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San Marco Concor SuperCorsa SaddleCarbon Steel | Honey £39.98 i
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San Marco Regal SaddleCarbon Steel | Silver | Honey £39.98 i
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San Marco Rolls SaddleSteel | Black Woven £39.98 i
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San Marco Concor SuperCorsa SaddleCarbon Steel | Black Woven £39.98 i
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San Marco Regal EVO Woven SaddleBlack | Manganese £50.00 i
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San Marco Regal Special Edition SaddleMicrofeel Blue £27.50 i
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San Marco Aspide Open Fit Racing SaddleXsilite Rails | Black £50.00 i
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Selle Italia SLR Saddle FlowTi 316 | Black £59.98 i
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San Marco Shortfit Racing SaddleBlack | Xsilite £59.98 i
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San Marco Aspide Dynamic Supercomfort SaddleBlack | Manganese | Wide £50.00 i
Stem Our standard build is normally great, but you can change the geometry of your ride and get the right fit - choose the stem length that's right for you.
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Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem90 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £5.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem120mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £5.00 i
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Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem110 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £5.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem90mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £5.00 i
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Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem80 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £5.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem110mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £5.00 i
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Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem100 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £5.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem80mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £5.00 i
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Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem130 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £5.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem100mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm  FREE i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem130mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £5.00 i
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Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem120 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £5.00 i
Tyres
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Hutchinson Nitro 2 Wired Tyre700c | 25mm | Black Inc 18mm-25mm x 60mm Hutchinson Inner Tube  FREE i
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Michelin Dynamic Sport 700c Rigid TyreBlack | 25mm  FREE i
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Hutchinson Nitro 2 Wired Tyre700c | 25mm | Black  FREE i
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Jack Brown Race 700c Folding Tyre25.5mm | Black | Black £10.00 i
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Jack Brown Mile Muncher 700c Folding Tyre25.5mm | Black | Tan £10.00 i
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance Folding 700c Tyre25mm | Black £10.00 i
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Jack Brown Race 700c Folding Tyre25.5mm | Black | Red £10.00 i
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Jack Brown Race 700c Folding Tyre25.5mm | Black | Blue £10.00 i
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Jack Brown Mile Muncher 700c Folding Tyre25.5mm | Black | Black £10.00 i
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Continental Gator Skin Folding Tyre700c | Black | 25mm £46.00 i
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Continental Gator Skin Folding Tyre700c | Black | 23mm £46.00 i
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Vision Team 35 Comp Road Clincher WheelsetShimano | SRAM 11 Speed  FREE i
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Gipiemme Tecno 1.55 Ultralight Clincher 700c WheelsetShimano/SRAM 10/11sp £325.00 i
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Selcof Delta 86mm Carbon Clincher WheelsetShimano 11 Speed £600.00 i
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Selcof Delta 56mm Carbon Clincher Wheelset, Tubeless Tyre CompatibleSRAM | Shimano 11 Speed £550.00 i
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Vision Metron 81 Carbon Clincher Road WheelsetGrey Decal | Shimano/SRAM 10/11sp £650.00 i
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Vision Metron 55 Carbon Clincher Road WheelsetGrey | Shimano/SRAM 10/11sp £650.00 i

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