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CBPXTEMPR8000700
Planet X Tempest R8000 Planet X Tempest R8000
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The Tempest is built to take you further afield than you've ever gone before. Turn your next bike ride into an epic adventure that seamlessly transfers from the road to gravel to field and back again. Hand built from the finest triple butted titanium tubing with confidence inspiring handling, generous tyre clearance and a frame that is finessed to provide day-long riding comfort the Tempest is ready for any adventure.

  • Handbuilt triple butted Ti frame
  • Carbon monocoque fork
  • Ultegra 8000 groupset with hydraulic brakes
  • Fulcrum Racing 700 Disc Gravel Adventure Wheelset
  • Full Description

Description

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

Conceived as an adventure bike for ride-anywhere cyclists. Triple butted main tubes contribute to the Tempest's lightweight feel while carefully ovalized and tapered rear triangle tubes provide subtle vertical compliance that helps to smooth out the roughest trails. Ovalized seat and down tubes mate to a 68mm bottom bracket shell to provide a firm, responsive pedalling platform. With a slightly sloping top-tube, a relaxed riding position and mounts for mudguards and panniers the Tempest is perfect for epic adventures.

Groupset: Shimano Ultegra 8000 gets the hydraulic disc brake treatment, with their 8020 STI levers integrating a new set of powerful hydraulic disc brakes into the mix. Flawless ergonomics, precision shifting and fingertip, all-weather braking control come together for the first time. Working with a 11-34 cassette, the new Shimano RX800 rear mech features a quiet clutch mechanism that improves chain retention and delivers improved shifting performance. Shimanos drivetrain quality is legendary, and we think there's no better mix of performance and value for money than the disc brake equipped version of Ultegra.

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: Fulcrum Racing 700 Disc Fulcrum are the brand that builds Campagnolo's wheels and there's no higher reccommendation than that. Sturdy 700c rims are paired with adjustable cartridge bearings are laced to asymmetric rims for extra strength while keeping minimum weight. The Fulcrum Racing 700 Disc wheels are disc brake equipped for maximum stopping power and will do you proud mile after mile, season after season, they're the perfect wheel for Gravel and CX bikes.

With powerful disc brakes, space for grippy 46mm tyres and plenty of UK mud the Tempest is all ready for your next epic cycling adventure. If you find that modern carbon bikes leave you cold, spread your wings and give the Tempest a try.

  • Headtube: Oversized straight
  • Frame is 12mm rear thru axle,
  • Fork: Length 395mm, Offset 47mm
  • Seatpost: 31.6mm
  • Bottle mounts: 2
  • Bottom bracket: 68mm BSA
  • Mudguard and panniers mounts 20kg max load.
  • Max tyre: 46mm (38mm with mudguards)
  • Brakes: Disc

    Approximate Weight 9.9kg (Medium) / 10.5kg (X Large)

    NB: The Photos are as Examples as the Specification may change. Please see the full bike Specification table for the current build of this bike

Full Spec

Custom options available
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Bar Tape Planet X Soft Touch Handlebar Tape / Black
Brake Setup UK Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Left
Chainset Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 Chainset / 172.5mm / 50-34
Handlebar Selcof Sterrato Flared Gravel Handlebar / 42cm
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 Vittoria Revolution G+ Graphene 700c Wired Tyre / 35mm / Black with Reflective Stripe
Wheels Fulcrum Racing 700 Disc Centrelock Clincher Wheelset / Front 12mm / Rear 12 x 142mm / Shimano 11 Speed
Inner Tube Vittoria Lite Road Inner Tube Unboxed / 700c / 33-37mm / Presta 48mm  
Front Mech Front Mech Band On Clamp (Non SRAM Yaw) / 34.9mm / Black  
Head Set Planet X Headset Spacer Set / 1 1/8" / 15mm + 10mm + 5mm / Black  
Seat Clamp Selcof Forged Alloy Bolt Up Seatclamp / 34.9 mm  
Frame Spare Selcof Carbon Steerer Fork Bung MK 2 / 1 1/8 inch  
Brake spare SRAM Flat Mount Disc Brake Mounting Hardware / 17mm / Single  
Brake spare Shimano Flat to Flat Mount Adaptor - Rear 160mm  
Bottom Bracket Shimano Ultegra SM-BBR60 Bottom Bracket  
Chain Shimano Ultegra HG-701 11 Speed Chain / 114 Links  
Head Set Selcof Semi-Integrated Cup Cartridge Bearing Headset For Tapered 1 1/8th 1.5 Fork Steerer  
Brake spare Avid Centreline Disc Brake Rotor / 160mm Centrelock  
Front Mech Shimano Ultegra FD-R8000 Double Front Mech / Braze On  
Cassette Shimano Ultegra HG800 Cassette / 11-34  
Rear Mech Shimano Ultegra RX800 Rear Mech / Medium Cage  
Fork Selcof Carbon Gravel Fork / Tapered / Flat Mount / 12mm Thru  
Gear Levers Shimano Ultegra R8020 Hydraulic Disc STI Levers & R8070 Flat Mount Disc Calipers / Right 11 Speed  
Gear Levers Shimano Ultegra R8020 Hydraulic Disc STI Levers & R8070 Flat Mount Disc Calipers / Left 2 Speed  

Geometry

Geometry

Size & Specs

Bike frame geometry
  S/490mmM/510mmL/530mmXL/550mm
AHead Angle (degrees)71.071.571.572.0
B Head Tube (mm)110125155165
C Top Tube C-T Effective(mm)535550570590
D Seat Tube Angle (degrees)74.57473.573.0
E Seat Tube C-T (mm)490510530550
F Chainstays (mm)427430430432
G BB Drop (mm)70707070
- Standover (mm)720740760780
I Stack (mm)543579588599
J Reach (mm)378383394406
K Front Centre (mm)599602621632
L Fork Length (mm)395395395395
MOffset (mm)47474747
O Wheelbase (mm)1016102210421054

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Custom build option available
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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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Selle Italia Smootape Corsa Bar TapeBlack £7.98 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 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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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Orange £9.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeWhite £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 £14.99 i
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Selle Italia SG Bar TapeBlack £14.99 i
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Cinelli Caleido EVA Bar TapeBlack (Multi Colour) £24.99 i
Brake Setup
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UK Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Left  FREE i
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EURO - USA DISC & EXO3 Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Right  FREE i
Chainset We offer various tooth ratios and crank arm lengths. Make sure your bike is suited to your riding type
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Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 Chainset170mm | 50-34 £20.00 i
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Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 Chainset172.5mm | 50-34  FREE i
Frame
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Planet X Tempest V3 FM Titanium Gravel Road FrameSmall  FREE i
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Planet X Tempest V3 FM Titanium Gravel Road FrameMedium  FREE i
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Planet X Tempest V3 FM Titanium Gravel Road FrameLarge  FREE i
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Planet X Tempest V3 FM Titanium Gravel Road FrameX Large  FREE i
Handlebar Our standard build is usually perfect but you can choose a bar that suits your needs.
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Selcof Sterrato Flared Gravel Handlebar44cm £10.00 i
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Selcof Sterrato Flared Gravel Handlebar42cm  FREE i
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Selcof Sterrato Flared Gravel Handlebar40cm £10.00 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 Lady Flow SaddleBlack £19.99 i
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San Marco Aspide Dynamic Supercomfort SaddleBlack | Manganese | Narrow £29.99 i
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San Marco Regal EVO Woven SaddleBlack | Manganese £39.99 i
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San Marco Aspide Dynamic Supercomfort SaddleBlack | Manganese | Wide £29.99 i
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San Marco Shortfit Racing SaddleBlack | Xsilite £39.99 i
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San Marco Aspide Open Fit Racing SaddleXsilite Rails | Black £39.99 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 PostGloss | 31.6mm £39.99 i
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Selcof Delta HM Carbon Seat PostMatt | 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 Stem120 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  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 Stem80 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp £10.00 i
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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 Stem100 mm | Polished Black | 6 degrees | 31.8 mm Clamp  FREE i
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FSA SL-K Stem110mm | Gray/Black | 6 Degrees £49.98 i
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FSA SL-K Stem130mm | Gray/Black | 6 Degrees £49.98 i
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FSA SL-K Stem120mm | Gray/Black | 6 Degrees £49.98 i
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FSA SL-K Stem110mm | Red/Black | 17 Degrees £49.98 i
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FSA SL-K Stem140mm | Gray/Black | 6 Degrees £49.98 i
Tyres
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Vittoria Revolution G+ Graphene 700c Wired Tyre35mm | Black with Reflective Stripe  FREE i
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Vittoria Revolution G+ Graphene 700c Wired Tyre38mm | Black with Reflective Stripe £20.00 i
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Vittoria Trail Tech G+ Rigid Tyre40-622 | Reflective Full Black £30.00 i
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Jack Brown Green Folding Tyre700c | 33.5mm | Black with Tan Sidewall £30.00 i
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Ruffy Tuffy Folding Tyre With Puncture Protection700c | 28mm | Black with Dark Brown Sidewall £40.00 i
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Rock N Road Folding Tyre700c | 43mm | Black £40.00 i
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Vittoria Trail Tech G+ Tubeless Ready Folding Tyre40-622 | Reflective Full Black £40.00 i
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Rock N Road Folding Tyre700c | 43mm | Amber £40.00 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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Planet X Nightwolf Plastic Bottle CageBlack £2.99 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 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 EVO Bottle CageGloss Black £14.99 i
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Selcof Carbon BottlecageBlack £14.99 i
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Planet X Pro Carbon Bottle CageBlack | Matt £14.99 i
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Selcof Carbon BottlecageBlack and Silver £14.99 i
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Planet X Pro Carbon Bottle CageBlack | Gloss £14.99 i
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Planet X Pro Carbon EVO Bottle CageMatt Black £14.99 i
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Planet X Titanium Bottle CageBrushed £24.99 i
Headtube Badge
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Planet X Shield Head BadgePewter | Tapered £9.99 i
Pedals
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VP-535 Platform PedalsBlack £9.99 i
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Jobsworth Road Pedals Black Keo System With Cleat £19.99 i
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Jobsworth SPD Compatible Pedals Black With Cleat £19.99 i
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Jobsworth Dual Sided MTB Pedal Black With Cleat £19.99 i
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Jobsworth Single Side Clipless SPD-Style Pedals With Cleats £19.99 i
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Planet X Sync Keo Compatible Road PedalsBlack £24.99 i
Torque Wrench Set your bike up right and maintain it to manufacturers specifications with our torque wrench.
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Jobsworth Pro Torque Wrench Set £49.99 i

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