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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 Avid BB5 mechanical brakes
  • Vision Team 30 wheelset
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 Avid BB5 mechanical 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 mechanical disk equipped XLA aluminium framed cyclocross bike if you're looking for maximum mud crushing performance but don't want to break the bank.

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 Avid BB5 Road Mechanical Disc Brake / Direct Mount / No Rotor
Brake Rear Avid BB5 Road Mechanical Disc Brake / Direct Mount / No Rotor
Brake Setup UK Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Left
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 6061 Alloy Seatpost / 27.2mm / Matt Black / 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 Panaracer Inner Tube / 700c / 25-35mm / Presta 48mm  
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  
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  
Crank Set SRAM Apex 1 GXP Chainset (No BB) / 172.5mm / 42 Tooth  
Brake Lever SRAM Apex 1 Mechanical Disc Brake Lever / 1 Speed Left  
Brake Lever SRAM Apex 1 Mechanical Disc Brake Lever / 11 Speed Right  

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.
Gipiemme Roccia Equipe Wheelset
Disc brake wheelset from Italian masters Gipiemme, built around their class leading rims. Quick to accelerate and straight tracking it's the perfect off-road wheel for skinny tyre adventures.

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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 Belgium Blue Large Belgium Blue £699.99 In Stock
Large Fire Red Large Fire Red £699.99 In Stock
Medium Belgium Blue Medium Belgium Blue £699.99 In Stock
Medium Fire Red Medium Fire Red £699.99 Sold Out
X-Large Belgium Blue X-Large Belgium Blue £699.99 In Stock
X-Large Fire Red X-Large Fire Red £699.99 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 Front
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Avid BB5 Road Mechanical Disc BrakeDirect Mount | No Rotor  FREE i
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Avid BB7 Mechanical Disc Brake RoadDirect Mount | No Rotor £15.00 i
Brake Rear
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Avid BB5 Road Mechanical Disc BrakeDirect Mount | No Rotor  FREE i
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Avid BB7 Mechanical Disc Brake RoadDirect Mount | No Rotor £15.00 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 Mechanical Disc Brake Lever Setup Rear Brake Right £25.00 i
Frame
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Planet X XLA Alloy Cyclocross FramesetX-Large | Belgium Blue  FREE i
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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
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 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 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 6061 Alloy Seatpost27.2mm | Matt Black | 350mm  FREE i
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Selcof Delta HM Carbon Seat PostGloss | 27.2mm £39.99 i
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Selcof Delta HM Carbon Seat PostMatt | 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 Stem120mm | 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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FSA SL-K Stem110mm | Red/Black | 17 Degrees £33.99 i
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FSA SL-K Stem110mm | Gray/Black | 6 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 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 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 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 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 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 Titanium Bottle CageBrushed £24.99 i
Pedals
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VP-535 Platform PedalsBlack £5.00 i
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Jobsworth Single Side Clipless SPD-Style Pedals With Cleats £13.00 i
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Jobsworth Road Pedals Black Keo System With Cleat £13.00 i
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Jobsworth Dual Sided MTB Pedal Black With Cleat £17.99 i
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Planet X Sync Keo Compatible Road PedalsBlack £17.99 i
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Jobsworth SPD Compatible Pedals Black With Cleat £17.99 i
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Planet X Flip Flop SPD-Flat Double Sided PedalsSilver £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 £34.99 i

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