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Planet X EC-130E R8000 Custom Planet X EC-130E R8000 Custom
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Build the aero road bike of your dreams with our award-winning EC-130E. We've put together an incredible value for money bike based on Shimanos jaw droppingly good Ultegra r8000 groupset and our own favourite value for money components. This gives you a bike thats ready to race straight away, and lets you take advantage of our excellent wheel and component upgrade options if you're striving for perfection. The EC-130E is priced to ride away today and upgrade for your future success.

  • Award Winning aero road frameset
  • Shimano r8000 based components
  • Affordable custom upgrade options
  • Weight: circa 7.9kg (small)
Full Description

Description

Our award-winning aero road frameset with a custom selection of Shimano R8000 components is the perfect basis for your ultimate project bike. Weve kitted it out with the best value for money components on the planet and included upgrade options that will help take your riding to the next level. Throw a leg over it today and start smashing out the miles.

With class leading aerodynamics the EC-130E is built to perform. With an incredibly stiff pedalling platform and efficient power transfer, it has been designed from the ground up to help dramatically improve your cycling performance. The EC130-E takes no prisoners and breaks hearts everywhere it goes.

Frame: The EC-130-E frameset was created to help you slice through the air and extract every last watt of leg power. Advanced computer modelling of frame tube profiles 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 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-130-E is the product of rigorous design and inspirational thinking. After one short ride, you'll know the EC-130-E must be your next Fast Aero Road bike.

Groupset: Shimanos latest R8000 groupset forms the basis of our component pick for this award winning aero road bike build. R8000 shifters, front and rear derailleurs come as standard and offer precise, efficient gear changes with fingertip control. Shimanos new Shadow Geometry rear mech design provides smoother, faster shifting and offers greater protection from the road.

FSA's excellent Gossamer Pro 50/34t alloy chainset combines with an 11-28t 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.

Riders looking for the ultimate ride can opt to upgrade to Shimanos R8000 chainset. With reduced weight and improved pedalling dynamics, it makes our best aero road bike even better.

Braking power and great modulation come from the combination of Shimano's Ultegra Shifters and their incredible value for money BR-R561 Road Brake Calipers. There's real synergy at work here and plenty of stopping power for the money.

If you want extra braking refinement then upgrade to the optional R8000 brake calipers for improved responsiveness and to lighten your new bike even more.

Wheelset: Fulcrum Racing Sport Quality road wheels from the brand that builds for Campagnolo. 11-speed hubs with adjustable cartridge bearings are laced to asymmetric rims for extra strength while keeping minimum weight. The Fulcrum Racing Sport wheels will do you proud mile after mile, season after season.

If youre hunting out the last word in performance for your new bike then consider this wheel upgrade option as the crowning glory- Visions top specification Metron 55 full-carbon clincher wheelset. Our huge buying power allows us to offer these wheels at an amazing discount. Designed with computational fluid dynamics, built in lightweight carbon fibre and assembled entirely by hand the Metron 55 is a superb performance upgrade. At only 800 quid you simply won't find these incredible wheels for less anywhere else.

Finishing kit: We've revisited our tried and tested Italian theme for the finishing kit San Marco providing the racing perch and Italian accessory masters Selcof providing the seatpost bar and stem.

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.

Save more money and customize your bike with our amazing upgrade options. Select them all and your new EC-130-E goes from being the Aero Road Bike Of The Year to one of the best bikes of all time.

  • 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 BR-R561 Road Brake Caliper / Black / Front / Short Reach
Brake Rear Shimano BR-R561 Road Brake Caliper / Black / Rear / Short Reach
Brake Setup UK Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Left
Cassette SRAM PG1130 Cassette / 11-28T
Chainset FSA Chainset Gossamer Pro ABS Double 386EVO A9 / 172.5mm / 50-34
Handlebar Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar / 42cm / Matt Black / 31.8mm Clamp
Saddle San Marco Monza Start Saddle / Black / Carbon Steel
Stem Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem / 100mm / Matt Black / 10 degrees / 31.8mm
Tyres Vittoria Zaffiro Slick II Wired Tyre / 700c / Black / 25mm
Wheels Fulcrum Racing Sport Clincher Wheelset / Shimano/SRAM 11 Speed
Inner Tube Vavert 700c Inner Tube / 18-25mm / Presta / 60mm  
Gear cables Shimano OT-SP41R8000 Gear Outer / 300mm / Black  
Gear cables Shimano OT-SP41R8000 Gear Outer / 600mm / Black  
Head Set Planet X Headset Spacer Set / 1 1/8" / 15mm + 10mm + 5mm / Black  
Brake spare Shimano Inner And Outer Brake Cable / Front 800mm Outer / 1000mm Inner  
Brake spare Shimano Inner And Outer Brake Cable / Rear 1800mm Outer / 2000mm Inner  
Frame Spare Planet X Carbon Steerer Fork Bung MK 2 / 1 1/8 inch  
Chain SRAM PC1110 11 Speed Chain / 116 Links  
Bottom Bracket FSA BB386 EVO Bottom Bracket / Megaevo BSA Threaded / Steel  
Front Mech Shimano Ultegra FD-R8000 Double Front Mech / Braze On  
Head Set FSA Orbit C-40 No.42 ACB Tapered Headset (XYZ) / Black / 9 mm  
Rear Mech Shimano Ultegra RD-R8000 Rear Mech / Short Cage  
Gear Levers Shimano Ultegra ST-R8000 STI Lever / Right 11 Speed  
Gear Levers Shimano Ultegra ST-R8000 STI Lever / Left 2 Speed  

Key features

Customise your bike
We hand build our bikes, so you can customise your bike how you like it. Choose your frame size then select from the array of choices so your bike is just how you like it.
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
Ultegra R8000
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. Shimano R8000 is the ultimate Ultegra groupset
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
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
Fulcrum Racing Sport Clincher Wheelset
Fulcrum's Racing Sport clincher wheelset is built with strength and durability in mind. It's a good looking, long lasting, 11-speed wheelset that's perfect for training rides and all-day sportives
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
Finance Available
Spread the cost of this bike over 10 months with Interest-Free Credit, Buy Now, Pay in 12 Months or Spread the cost over 36 months with Barclays Partner Finance.

Geometry

Geometry

Size & Specs

Bike frame geometry
   XS/465mmS/490mmM/530mmL/540mmXL/550mm
AHead Angle (degrees)72.072.073.073.073.0
B Head Tube (mm)110125140165195
C Top Tube C-C Effective(mm)510530545570590
D Seat Tube Angle (degrees)75.074.073.573.072.5
E Seat Tube C-T (mm)465490530540550
F Chainstays (mm)410410410410410
G BB Drop (mm)7070707070
I Stack (mm)510526544570590
J Reach (mm)368379383396401
K Front Centre (mm)570575580600614
L Fork Length (mm)370370370370370
M Trail (mm)4545454545
O Wheelbase (mm)97597998010001014

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Custom build option available
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Build your bike in 3 simple steps.
Step 1: Select bike size and colour (by choosing a frame)
Frame View size guide Stock
Large Dark Knight Large Dark Knight £1,299.99 In Stock
Medium Dark Knight Medium Dark Knight £1,299.99 In Stock
Small Dark Knight Small Dark Knight £1,299.99 In Stock
X Large Dark Knight X Large Dark Knight £1,299.99 In Stock
Step 2: Choose your options

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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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Planet X Cork Gel Bar TapeBlack £6.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Pink £9.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeBlue £9.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Yellow £9.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Orange £9.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeBlack £9.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeWhite £9.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Green £9.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeRed £9.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeBrown £9.99 i
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Selcof ColourDrops BartapeMulticolour £9.98 i
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Planet X Non-Slip Textured Gel Bar TapeMicro Grip Texture | Black £12.00 i
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Selle Italia Smootape Gran Fondo Bar TapeBlack £15.98 i
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Selle Italia SG Bar TapeBlack £17.98 i
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Cinelli Caleido EVA Bar TapeBlack (Multi Colour) £24.99 i
Brake Front
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Shimano BR-R561 Road Brake CaliperBlack | Front | Short Reach  FREE i
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Shimano Ultegra BR-R8000 Brake CaliperFront £25.00 i
Brake Rear
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Shimano BR-R561 Road Brake CaliperBlack | Rear | Short Reach  FREE i
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Shimano Ultegra BR-R8000 Brake CaliperRear £25.00 i
Brake Setup
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UK Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Left  FREE i
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EURO - USA ROAD Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Right £25.00 i
Cassette Need that extra few teeth for the hills? Change you build to make the most of your new ride!
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SRAM PG1130 Cassette11-28T  FREE i
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Shimano Ultegra CS-R8000 Cassette11-28 £40.00 i
Chainset
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FSA Chainset Gossamer Pro ABS Double 386EVO A9172.5mm | 50-34  FREE i
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Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 Chainset172.5mm | 52-36 £120.00 i
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Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 Chainset172.5mm | 50-34 £100.00 i
Frame
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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 FramesetMedium | Dark Knight  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 FramesetX Large | Dark Knight  FREE i
Handlebar Our standard build is usually perfect but you can choose a bar that suits your needs.
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar40cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp £10.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar38cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp £10.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar42cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp  FREE i
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Selcof Delta Wing Carbon Road Handlebar38cm £109.99 i
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Selcof Delta Wing Carbon Road Handlebar42cm £109.99 i
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Selcof Delta Wing Carbon Road Handlebar40cm £109.99 i
Saddle Have a preference on saddle design or simply want a lighter saddle? Upgrade now!
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San Marco Monza Start SaddleBlack | Carbon Steel  FREE i
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Selle Italia MAN FlowBlack £19.99 i
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Selle Italia Lady Flow SaddleBlack £19.99 i
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San Marco Aspide Open Fit Racing SaddleXsilite Rails | Black £59.99 i
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San Marco Regal EVO Woven SaddleBlack | Manganese £45.00 i
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Selle Italia SLR Saddle FlowTi 316 | Black £59.99 i
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San Marco Shortfit Racing SaddleBlack | Xsilite £59.99 i
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San Marco Aspide Dynamic Supercomfort SaddleBlack | Manganese | Wide £59.99 i
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Selle Italia SLR SaddleTi 316 | Black £55.00 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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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem80mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £10.00 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 £10.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem120mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £10.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem90mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £10.00 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem110mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £10.00 i
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Selcof Delta Carbon Road Stem31.8mm | 120mm £49.99 i
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Selcof Delta Carbon Road Stem31.8mm | 110mm £49.99 i
Tyres
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Vittoria Zaffiro Slick II Wired Tyre700c | Black | 25mm  FREE i
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Jack Brown Race 700c Folding Tyre25.5mm | Black | Red £40.00 i
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Jack Brown Mile Muncher 700c Folding Tyre25.5mm | Black | Black £40.00 i
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Jack Brown Mile Muncher 700c Folding Tyre25.5mm | Black | Tan £40.00 i
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Jack Brown Race 700c Folding Tyre25.5mm | Black | Black £40.00 i
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Continental Gator Skin Folding Tyre700c | Black | 25mm £60.00 i
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Panaracer Race C EVO 3 Classic Folding 700c TyreBlack | Tan | 26mm £60.00 i
Wheels
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Fulcrum Racing Sport Clincher WheelsetShimano/SRAM 11 Speed  FREE i
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Vision Team 35 Comp Road Clincher WheelsetShimano | SRAM 11 Speed £50.00 i
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Selcof Delta 40mm Carbon Clincher WheelsetShimano 11 Speed £449.98 i
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Selcof Delta 56mm Carbon Clincher Wheelset, Tubeless Tyre CompatibleSRAM | Shimano 11 Speed £475.00 i
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Vision Metron 55 Carbon Clincher Road WheelsetGrey | Shimano/SRAM 10/11sp £800.00 i

Optional Accessories

Bottle Cage We're famous for our bottle cages, don't miss out and treat your yourself to a bottle cage for your new bike.
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NO THANKS  FREE
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Jobsworth Bottle CageBlack £2.99 i
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Planet X Alloy Bottle CageSilver £3.99 i
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Planet X Alloy Bottle CageBlack £3.99 i
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Planet X Bi Plastic Bottle CageBlack £4.99 i
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Planet X Fang Plastic Bottle CageBlack £4.99 i
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Planet X Ambi Plastic Bottle CageBlack £4.99 i
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Planet X Nightwolf Plastic Bottle CageBlack £4.99 i
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Planet X Mantis Alloy Bottle CageBlack £7.99 i
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Planet X Stainless Steel Bottle CageBrushed £9.99 i
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Planet X Pro Carbon Bottle CageBlack | Gloss £19.99 i
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Selcof Carbon BottlecageBlack and Silver £24.99 i
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Selcof Carbon BottlecageBlack £24.99 i

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