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Planet X Spitfire Sram Force 22 Titanium Road Bike Planet X Spitfire Sram Force 22 Titanium Road Bike
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Lightweight and agile, the Spitfire might just be the last road bike frame you'll ever need. Hand built in triple butted 3Al/2.5V titanium the Spitfire is the natural evolution of our celebrated Ti-Road Pro.

  • Designed in the UK
  • Hand welded triple butted 3Al/2.5V titanium
  • SRAM Force 11 groupset (22-speed)
  • Fulcrum Racing 900, 11-speed clincher wheelset Full Description

Description

Titanium has a well-earned reputation as a wonder material. No other metal can match it for strength-to-weight ratio and no carbon frame can beat it for durability and ride feel. It blends the handling feel of the best steel bikes with the low weight and efficiency of carbon. Titanium bikes always stand out from the crowd with looks and longevity that are peerless at any price; with subtle brushed 'Invasion Stripe' detailing the Spitfire is no exception. Everyone should have at least one titanium road bike in their collection.

Designed by master frame builder Mark Reilly, the Spitfire was created first and foremost as a competitive road machine. It offers predictable handling with a moderately aggressive riding position that will be instantly familiar to anyone who's spent time aboard our EC-130E Aero Road bike. The Spitfire's rear triangle features ovalized and tapered frame tubes that provide subtle vertical compliance. Triple butted, ovalized seat and down tubes mate to a 68mm bottom bracket shell to provide a firm, responsive pedaling platform.

With an oversized head tube offering maximum steering precision we've paired the Spitfire frame up with our Superlight Selcof Delta SL curved blade, monocoque fork. Designed to offer a touch of shock absorbing compliance these high performance forks are the perfect match to the Spitfire, together they offer striking performance with a welcome touch of comfort and incredible low weight.

Groupset: SRAM Force 11, provides lightening quick gear shifts the moment the impulse takes you. Gear changes are crisp with SRAM Force - and a pure pleasure. SRAM's Yaw-equipped front mech provides flawless shifting between rings without ever needing to be trimmed. Its well known that SRAM groupsets weigh significantly less than the competition, and with carbon levers, crank arms and rear derailleur cage, Force 11 is no exception.

Wheelset: Fulcrum Racing 900, 700c clincher wheelset. Fulcrum wheelsets excel at delivering serious value for money and their Racing 900 model is no different. Built with black anodized, stainless steel spokes, CNC machined hubs fitted with precision cartridge bearings, and all laced to shallow profile alloy rims with a machined braking surface this is a quality wheelset. A Shimano/SRAM 11-speed compatible freehub makes this a versatile wheelset for most types of road cycling. Weighing in around 1800g they're right on the money for a do-it-all wheelset. Tough enough to sprint, light enough to climb on and a pleasure to ride all day, the Fulcrum Racing 900 wheelset will be with you mile after mile.

If you're hunting for a new road bike but find that modern carbon bikes leave you cold, spread your wings and give the Spitfire a try.

  • 375g carbon monocoque fork
  • Agile, compact road geometry
  • Headtube: Oversized straight
  • Fork: Length 370mm, Offset 43mm
  • Seatpost: 31.6mm
  • Cables: External
  • Bottle mounts: 2
  • Bottom bracket: 68mm BSA
  • Max tyre: 25mm
  • Brakes: Caliper
  • Weight: 1490g frame (Med) 375g fork.

    Approximate Weight 7.9kg (Medium)

    NB: Images are for illustration purposes only. Please consult the specification table exact build details. Titanium frames are no longer supplied with pewter head tube badges.

    Please Note: All customizable options are fitted in house during the build process by our trained mechanics.

    How do I unbox and set up my bike when it arrives

  • Full Spec

    Custom options available
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    Bar Tape Planet X Soft Touch Handlebar Tape / Black
    Brake Front SRAM Force Brake Caliper / Front
    Brake Rear SRAM Force Brake Caliper / Rear
    Brake Setup UK Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Left
    Chainset SRAM Force 11 GXP Chainset (No BB) / 172.5mm / 50-34T
    Handlebar Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar / 42cm / Matt Black / 31.8mm Clamp
    Saddle San Marco Monza Start Saddle / Black / Carbon Steel
    Seatpost Planet X 6061 Alloy Seatpost / 31.6mm / Polished Black / 350mm
    Stem Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem / 100 mm / Polished Black / 6 degrees / 31.8 mm Clamp
    Tyres Panaracer Catalyst Sport 700c Wire Bead Tyre / 25mm / Black
    Wheels Fulcrum Racing 900 700c Clincher Wheelset / Shimano 11 Speed
    Frame Spare Planet X High Rise UnderBB Cable Guide  
    Head Set Planet X Headset Spacer Set / 1 1/8" / 15mm + 10mm + 5mm / Black  
    Inner Tube Vavert 700c Inner Tube / 18-25mm / Presta / 60mm  
    Gear cables Planet X Gear Cable Barrel Adjuster For Road Bikes  
    Front Mech Front Mech Band On Clamp For SRAM YAW / 34.9mm / Black  
    Seat Clamp Selcof Forged Alloy Bolt Up Seatclamp / 34.9 mm  
    Chain SRAM PC1110 11 Speed Chain / 116 Links  
    Frame Spare Selcof Carbon Steerer Fork Bung MK 2 / 1 1/8 inch  
    Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP XR Bottom Bracket (With Spacers) / 68/73mm  
    Front Mech SRAM Force 11 Front Mech / Braze On  
    Head Set Selcof Semi-Integrated Cup Cartridge Bearing Headset For Tapered 1 1/8th 1.5 Fork Steerer  
    Cassette SRAM PG1130 Cassette / 11-32T  
    Rear Mech SRAM Force 11 Rear Mech / Medium Cage  
    Fork Selcof Delta SL Carbon Road Fork / Tapered / Matt Black / 9mm QR  
    Gear Levers SRAM Force 11 Brake Lever & Shifter / 2 Speed Left  
    Gear Levers SRAM Force 11 Brake Lever & Shifter / 11 Speed Right  

    Key features

    Spitfire Titanium Road Frameset
    Triple butted 3Al/2.5V titanium tubing is hand welded to create the Spitfire road frame and paired with a sub 400g carbon fibre monocoque fork. It's the perfect all rounder that's even ready for race day
    SRAM Force 11 Speed Groupset
    With upgraded carbon chainset and shifters delivering outrageous lightweight performance and flawless 11 speed shifting. SRAM Force is the groupset that demanding cyclists trust.
    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
    Vision Team 35 Clincher Wheelset
    Sapim bladed spokes, cartridge bearing hubs, 11-speed compatibility, Radial and straight pull spoke lacing and a lightweight, deep anodized 35 profile alloy rim comes together in the incredible Team 35 wheel from Vision.
    Finance Available
    Spread the cost of this bike over 10 months with Interest-Free Credit or Spread the cost over 12, 24 or 36 months. Subject to Status
    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.

    Geometry

    Geometry

    Size & Specs

    Bike frame geometry
      S/48cmM/50cmL/52XL/54
    AHead Angle (degrees)72.072.573.073.0
    B Head Tube (mm)115130150170
    C Top Tube C-C Effective(mm)530550570590
    D Seat Tube Angle (degrees)74.073.073.072.5
    E Seat Tube C-T (mm)480500520540
    F Chainstays (mm)408411412413
    G BB Drop (mm)73737373
    I Stack (mm)531547568577
    J Reach (mm)377382396401
    K Front Centre (mm)576581597611
    L Fork Length (mm)370370370370
    M Offset (mm)43434343
    O Wheelbase (mm)9739819981013

    Buying a bike from Planet X?

    Why are prices so low?
    Our prices are lower than the competition because we sell direct to you the customer; there are no middlemen to take a slice of the price you pay. We design and build everything ourselves so you get exactly what you pay for and that includes amazing service and unrivalled value for money.

    How it works
    You can order online via our website,  If you would like advice on sizing and specifications then you can email our customer service dept. You can also contact us via Live Chat

    Buying online in confidence
    Simply select your frame size and colour below and choose from the range of customisable options. Your bike will then be passed to one of our expert mechanics to build YOUR bike exactly the way YOU want it.

    Buy in confidence

    Crash replacement policy

    2 year warranty

    Custom built to your specifications

    Built to order in the UK
    Built to order in the UK

    We design and assemble every bike we sell right here in Yorskhire. We work with the leading component vendors and fabrication facilities  to create bikes of unrivalled performance and value for money.

    Can't see the upgrades you want on your bike? Give us a call today and we can build the custom bike of your dreams.

    Need help? E-Mail our technical experts

    https://www.planetx.co.uk/contactus

    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)
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    Medium Medium £1,599.99 In Stock
    Small Small £1,599.99 In Stock
    X Large X Large £1,599.99 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 Orange £9.99 i
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    Selle Italia Smootape Gran Fondo Bar TapeBlack £14.99 i
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    Selcof ColourDrops BartapeMulticolour £7.99 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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    Selle Italia Smootape Corsa Bar TapeBlack £7.99 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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    Planet X Non-Slip Textured Gel Bar TapeMicro Grip Texture | Black £12.00 i
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    Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Pink £9.99 i
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    Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeBlack £9.99 i
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    Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Yellow £9.99 i
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    Selle Italia SG Bar TapeBlack £14.99 i
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    Cinelli Caleido EVA Bar TapeBlack (Multi Colour) £20.99 i
    Brake Setup Choose your braking setup.
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    UK Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Left  FREE i
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    EURO - USA Road Rim Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Right  FREE i
    Frame
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    Planet X Spitfire Titanium Road FrameMedium  FREE i
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    Planet X Spitfire Titanium Road FrameLarge  FREE i
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    Planet X Spitfire Titanium Road FrameX Large  FREE i
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    Planet X Spitfire Titanium Road FrameSmall  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 Bar44cm | 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 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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    FSA K-Force Nano Carbon Compact Handlebar44cm | Gray | 31.8mm £85.00 i
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    Selcof Delta Wing Carbon Road Handlebar42cm £69.99 i
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    Selcof Delta Wing Carbon Road Handlebar40cm £69.99 i
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    Selcof Delta Wing Carbon Road Handlebar38cm £69.99 i
    Saddle Have a preference on saddle design or simply want a lighter saddle? Upgrade now!
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    Selle Royal Tec Reactor Tm Saddle Black Steel Rail83816844 £7.99 i
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    San Marco Monza Start SaddleBlack | Carbon Steel  FREE i
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    San Marco Bioaktive Sportive Fusion Large Saddle £7.50 i
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    Selle Italia X3 BOOST SaddleBlack | Alloy £15.00 i
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    San Marco Aspide Open Start Up SaddleMagnesium | Black £19.99 i
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    Selle Italia Lady Flow SaddleBlack £19.99 i
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    PRO Turnix Women's Carbon SaddleBlack £33.99 i
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    Selle Royal Sport Performa Seta S1 SaddleBlack £30.00 i
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    Selle Italia SLR Saddle FlowTi 316 | Black £59.99 i
    Seatpost
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    Planet X 6061 Alloy Seatpost31.6mm | Polished Black | 350mm  FREE i
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    Selcof Delta HM Carbon Seat PostMatt | 31.6mm £39.99 i
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    Selcof Delta HM Carbon Seat PostGloss | 31.6mm £39.99 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 Stem130 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £10.00 i
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    Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem80 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £10.00 i
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    Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem120 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £10.00 i
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    Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem100 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp  FREE i
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    Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem110 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £10.00 i
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    Planet X Superlight Team 3D Forged Stem90 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £10.00 i
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    FSA SL-K Stem140mm | Gray/Black | 6 Degrees £20.99 i
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    FSA SL-K Stem130mm | Gray/Black | 6 Degrees £20.99 i
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    FSA SL-K Stem110mm | Gray/Black | 6 Degrees £33.99 i
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    FSA SL-K Stem110mm | Red/Black | 17 Degrees £33.99 i
    Tyres
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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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    Panaracer Race C EVO 3 Classic Folding 700c TyreBlack | Tan | 26mm £60.00 i
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    Panaracer Catalyst Sport 700c Wire Bead Tyre25mm | Black  FREE i
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    Continental Gator Skin Folding Tyre700c | Black | 25mm £60.00 i
    Wheels Wheels are the biggest single upgrade you will add to your bike, buy them now and be ready to take some KOM's
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    Fulcrum Racing 400 700c Clincher WheelsetShimano 11 Speed £249.99 i
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    Fulcrum Racing 900 700c Clincher WheelsetShimano 11 Speed  FREE i
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    Vision Team 35 Comp SL Road Clincher WheelsetShimano 11 Speed £100.00 i
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    Fulcrum Racing 600 Clincher WheelsetShimano 11 Speed £99.99 i
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    Selcof Delta 40mm Carbon Clincher WheelsetShimano 11 Speed £399.98 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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    Planet X Alloy Bottle CageBlack £3.00 i
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    Planet X Ambi Plastic Bottle CageBlack £3.00 i
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    Planet X Alloy Bottle CageSIlver £3.00 i
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    Planet X Stainless Steel Bottle CageBrushed £5.00 i
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    Planet X Bi Plastic Bottle CageBlack £5.00 i
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    Planet X Fang Plastic Bottle CageBlack £5.00 i
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    Planet X Nightwolf Plastic Bottle CageBlack £5.00 i
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    Planet X Mantis Alloy Bottle CageBlack £8.00 i
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    Planet X Pro Carbon Bottle CageBlack | Matt £13.00 i
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    Selcof Carbon BottlecageBlack £13.00 i
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    Planet X Pro Carbon Bottle CageBlack | Gloss £13.00 i
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    Planet X Pro Carbon EVO Bottle CageMatt Black £13.00 i
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    Selcof Carbon BottlecageBlack and Silver £13.00 i
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    Planet X Pro Carbon EVO Bottle CageGloss Black £13.00 i
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    Planet X Titanium Bottle CageBrushed £21.00 i
    Pedals New bike? Get some new pedals!
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    Jobsworth Road Pedals Black Keo System With Cleat £13.00 i
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    Planet X Sync Keo Compatible Road PedalsBlack £21.00 i
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    VP-R73 Look Keo Compatible Road PedalsBlack £21.00 i
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    Planet X Connect Keo Compatible Road PedalsBlack £21.00 i
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    Speedplay Zero Stainless Pedals with Walkable Cleats61100 | Black £144.00 i

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