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Planet X XLA SRAM Apex 1 Hydraulic Disc Cyclocross Bike Planet X XLA SRAM Apex1 HRD Cyclocross Bike
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Bikes showing as in stock we aim to build on Thursday 12th of December.
Don't forget to choose your custom options, and look at the amazing deals on wheels too!

Pre-ordered bikes will take a little longer, but we'll keep you in the loop
From £849.99
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The XLA is designed to design deliver 95% of the performance of our incredible full-carbon XLS cyclocross bikes, but at a fraction of the price. Pairing a carbon bladed fork with a double butted hydroformed 6061-T6 alloy frame has helped keep both the weight and price down. There's no other cyclocross bike that we've ridden that offers so much performance for so little money.

  • 6061-T6 alloy frame and carbon bladed fork
  • Massive mud clearance
  • SRAM Apex1 hydraulic groupset
  • Vision Team 30 Disc Brake, tubeless ready wheelset
  • Weight: c 9.4kg

    Please Note: This bike will not be shipped until the 29/11/2019.
Full Description

Description

The new aluminium framed XLA provides poised performance with nimble handling, impressive traction for powering up the inclines and will give you the confidence you need to push, further, harder and faster to take on the competition. Sure, a full carbon frameset weighs a little less but if you're looking for the sweet spot in price performance this is it.

Designed around a carbon bladed fork with generous mud clearance, built to take powerful hydraulic disk brakes and able to work with 1X or multi-chainring drivetrains the XLA is the perfect Cyclocross bike for any rider looking to get the very best value for money. You'll probably like it so much that you'll start riding it into work every day- we did!

Groupset: SRAM Apex 1 is a 1x 11 speed groupset that brings a host of great new features to the party. A single front chainring with 'Narrow-wide' tooth profile ensures chain retention. Add in the extra chain tension that comes from the 'clutch mech' design and you have the best chain security you can ride. SRAMs wide-range cassette to give you the maximum gear options for powering up and down the trails, whilst powerful Apex 1 HRD hydraulic brakes give effortless stopping power and great modulation so you can finesse your braking efforts to suit the surface conditions. Apex 1 brings all of SRAM's cutting edge off-road technology to the mid-level CX bike rider. There's an awful lot to love and a lot of new places to ride.

Wheelset: Vision Team 30 Disc Now tubeless ready these are exceptionally solid wheels, perfect for competitive Cross Country, Cyclocross or general road riding. Based on our best selling 700c road wheel they come with an 11 speed capable rear hub so you have maximum options in what rear cassette you chose to run. The freehub is built with a steel body to handle the stresses of hardcore riding. With 4 oversized bearings in each rear hub, 2 in the hub shell and 2 supporting the freehub, it's unlikely that you'll need to take a look inside them any time soon. These amazing parts combine together create an outstanding wheelset, ready to battle any terrain!

Buy the SRAM Apex1 hydraulic disk equipped XLA aluminium framed cyclocross bike if you're looking for maximum mud crushing performance but don't want to break the bank

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 Caliper Pair Of Avid BB5 Disc Brake Calipers
Brake Setup UK Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Left
Chainset SRAM Apex 1 GXP Chainset (No BB) / 172.5mm / 42 Tooth
Handlebar Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar / 42cm / Matt Black / 31.8mm Clamp
Saddle San Marco Monza Start Saddle / Black / Carbon Steel
Seatpost Selcof Zeta V2 6061 Alloy Seatpost / 27.2mm / 350mm
Stem Selcof Zeta V2 6061 Alloy Stem / 100mm / 31.8mm / 7 Degree
Tyres Panaracer Comet Hardpack Wire Bead Tyre / 700c / 33mm / Black
Wheels Vision Team 30 Disc Road Centre Lock Wheelset / QR Front / QR 135mm Rear / Shimano 11 Speed
Inner Tube Vavert 700c Inner Tube (UNBOXED WORKSHOP PACK ) / 25-32mm / Presta / 60mm  
Brake spare SRAM Hydraulic Hose Fitting Kit Includes Barb And Olive / Single Olive  
Brake spare SRAM Hydraulic Hose Fitting Kit Includes Barb And Olive / Single Barb  
Head Set Planet X Headset Spacer Set / 1 1/8" / 15mm + 10mm + 5mm / Black  
Brake spare Shimano Centrelock Lockring / Black  
Head Set Selcof Black Top Cap And Star Nut  
Seat Clamp Selcof Forged Alloy Bolt Up Seatclamp V2 / 31.8mm / 15MM / Black  
Chain SRAM PC1110 11 Speed Chain / 116 Links  
Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP XR Bottom Bracket (With Spacers) / 68/73mm  
Brake spare Avid Centreline Disc Brake Rotor / 160mm Centrelock  
Head Set Selcof Integrated Cup Angular Contact Cartridge Bearing V2 Headset For Tapered 1" 1/8th 1.5" Fork Steerer  
Cassette SRAM PG1130 Cassette / 11-42T  
Rear Mech SRAM Apex 1 Rear Mech / 1 x 11 Speed / Long Cage  
Brake Lever SRAM Apex 1 Hydraulic Disc Brake Lever / 11 Speed Right / 1600mm / 0IS  
Brake Lever SRAM Apex 1 Hydraulic Disc Brake Lever / 1 Speed Left / 1600mm / 20I  

Key features

XLA Aluminium Cyclocross Frameset
Lightweight, double butted aluminium Cyclocross frame with a carbon bladed fork. The XLA offers serious money CX performance at sensible prices.
SRAM Apex1 Groupset
Drop bar or flat bar, dirt or pavement, Apex 1 is ready to answer the call of the road. With powerful disk brakes and 11 gears there's no more practical narrow tyre groupset.
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.
Vision Team 30 Disc Wheelset
Tubeless Ready Disc brake version of our best selling 700c wheelset. The Vision Team 30 Disc wheels offer quick acceleration and sure footed responsiveness making them a perfect choice for fast road, Cyclocross and Gravel Adventure cycling.

Geometry

Geometry

Size & Specs

Bike frame geometry
  S/490mmM/510mmL/530mmXL/550mm
AHead Angle (degrees)71.071.572.572.5
B Head Tube (mm)115135155175
C Top Tube C-C Effective(mm)535550570585
D Seat Tube Angle (degrees)74.374.373.573.0
E Seat Tube C-C (mm)490510530550
F Chainstays (mm)425425425425
G BB Drop (mm)65656565
I Stack frame(mm)529555573592
J Reach frame (mm)385393400404
K Front Centre (mm)598605613623
L Fork Length (mm)395395395395
N Offset (mm)47474747
O Wheelbase (mm)1014102110291039

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)
Frame View size guide Stock
Large Belgium Blue Large Belgium Blue £849.99 In Stock
Large Fire Red Large Fire Red £849.99 In Stock
Medium Belgium Blue Medium Belgium Blue £849.99 In Stock
Medium Fire Red Medium Fire Red £849.99 Sold Out
X-Large Belgium Blue X-Large Belgium Blue £849.99 In Stock
X-Large Fire Red X-Large Fire Red £849.99 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 Non-Slip Textured Gel Bar TapeMicro Grip Texture | Black £7.98 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 TapeBlack £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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Selle Italia Smootape Corsa Bar TapeBlack £7.99 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Yellow £9.98 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Orange £9.98 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeFluro Green £9.98 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeRed £9.98 i
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Selcof Eolo Soft Bar TapeBrown £9.98 i
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Selle Italia SG Bar TapeBlack £14.99 i
Brake Caliper
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Pair Of Avid BB5 Disc Brake Calipers  FREE i
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Pair Of Avid BB7 Disc Brake Calipers £40.00 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 Hydraulic Disc Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Right £50.00 i
Frame
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Planet X XLA Alloy Cyclocross FramesetLarge | Belgium Blue  FREE i
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Planet X XLA Alloy Cyclocross FramesetMedium | Belgium Blue  FREE i
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Planet X XLA Alloy Cyclocross FramesetX-Large | Fire Red  FREE i
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Planet X XLA Alloy Cyclocross FramesetLarge | Fire Red  FREE i
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Planet X XLA Alloy Cyclocross FramesetX-Large | Belgium Blue  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 Bar38cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp £10.00 i
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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 Delta Wing Carbon Road Handlebar38cm £69.99 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
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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San Marco Bioaktive Sportive Fusion Large Saddle £7.50 i
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Selle Italia X3 BOOST SaddleBlack | Alloy £14.98 i
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Selle Royal Tec Reactor Tm Saddle Black Steel Rail83816844 £7.99 i
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San Marco Aspide Open Start Up SaddleMagnesium | Black £19.99 i
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Selle Royal Sport Performa Seta S1 SaddleBlack £29.98 i
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PRO Turnix Women's Carbon SaddleBlack £34.00 i
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Selle Italia SLR Saddle FlowTi 316 | Black £59.99 i
Seatpost
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Selcof Zeta V2 6061 Alloy Seatpost27.2mm | 350mm  FREE i
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Selcof Delta HM Carbon Seat PostMatt | 27.2mm £39.99 i
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Selcof Delta HM Carbon Seat PostGloss | 27.2mm £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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Selcof Zeta V2 6061 Alloy Stem80mm | 31.8mm | 7 Degree £10.00 i
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Selcof Zeta V2 6061 Alloy Stem110mm | 31.8mm | 7 Degree £10.00 i
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Selcof Zeta V2 6061 Alloy Stem90mm | 31.8mm | 7 Degree £10.00 i
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Selcof Zeta V2 6061 Alloy Stem100mm | 31.8mm | 7 Degree  FREE i
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Selcof Zeta V2 6061 Alloy Stem120mm | 31.8mm | 7 Degree £10.00 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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Vittoria Cross XN Pro II Rigid Tyre31mm | Full Black £15.00 i
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Panaracer Comet Hardpack Wire Bead Tyre700c | 33mm | Black  FREE i
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Vee Rubber CXV Cyclocross Gravel Tyre700 x 33c | Dual Control Compound | Folding Bead £34.94 i
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Vittoria Cross XM Pro Folding Tyre700c | Black | 31mm £20.00 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 Alloy Bottle CageSIlver £2.99 i
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Planet X Alloy Bottle CageBlack £2.99 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 Stainless Steel Bottle CageBrushed £7.99 i
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Planet X Mantis Alloy Bottle CageBlack £9.99 i
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Planet X SL Carbon CageMatte 3K Black £14.99 i
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Selcof Carbon BottlecageBlack £14.99 i
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Planet X Pro Carbon Bottle CageBlack | Gloss £14.99 i
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Planet X SL Carbon CageGloss 3K Black £14.99 i
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Selcof Carbon BottlecageBlack and Silver £14.99 i
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Planet X Pro Carbon EVO Bottle CageGloss Black £14.99 i
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Planet X SL Carbon CageGloss UD Black £14.99 i
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Planet X Pro Carbon Bottle CageBlack | Matt £14.99 i
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Planet X Titanium Bottle CageBrushed £24.99 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 £17.99 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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Planet X Flip Flop SPD-Flat Double Sided PedalsSilver £24.99 i
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Speedplay Zero Chromoly Pedals with Walkable Cleats61200 | Black £119.99 i
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Speedplay Zero Stainless Pedals with Walkable Cleats61100 | Black £144.00 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 £34.99 i

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