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Planet X XLS Shimano Ultegra 6800 Carbon Cyclo Cross Bike Planet X XLS Shimano Ultegra 6800 Carbon Cyclo Cross Bike

Full carbon monocoque, race-ready cyclocross machine kitted out with Shimano Ultegra and an FSA Omega chainset and Avid BB5 disc brakes.These bikes will be dispatched on or just after the 5th December - Strictly Limited Stock

  • Carbon fibre frame and fork
  • Disc brakes bring the cutting edge in cyclocross technology
  • Shimano Ultegra 6800 groupset (Shimano 105 5800 Front Mech) with 11-32 cassette and compact FSA Omega chainset
  • A cyclocross race machine that is tuned up for track and trail riding

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From £1,199.99



Flanders / 51cm
1 in stock £1,199.99
Stock refers to our warehouse and not stock at our Showroom

The Planet X XLS is a full carbon monocoque cyclocross race frame, designed to be sharp, responsive and versatile even in the most trying of conditions. This time we've built it with the busy commuter in mind. Just swap your rubbe at the weekend and you have a serious CX machine at your fingertips.

These bikes will be dispatched on or just after the 5th December - Strictly Limited Stock

We've utilised our wealth of experience in carbon frame construction to give you the XLS. The XLS's flat top tube provides both in-ride comfort but also comes in handy when chucking the bike over your shoulder when clambering up and over those testing obstacles. The tapered headtube increases strength and stiffness up front, thus improving handling too.

Equipped with Shimano's brilliant Ultegra groupset this XLS comes with a race focussed 11-32t cassette and a compact FSA Omega 50/34t chainset. perfect for the busy streets it'll also tackle any CX route.

In cyclocross braking is obviously an important aspect. Stopping performance needs to be instantaneous, preventing skidding and chattering in wet conditions. That's why the use of disc brakes has become increasingly prevalent in cyclocross, and although many of the pro's are reluctant to join the cross disc revolution, everyone else, released from the constraints of sponsorship, can enjoy the superior stopping power. The XLS uses Avid BB5 mechanical discs, famed for their braking prowess, they won't let you down in any conditions. So, whilst all those canti' lovers are trying in vain to control themselves round those slippery corners, you can almost take braking for granted. There's a reason why those on the dark side (mountain bikers) use discs; they're just simply better.

Wheelset: Gipiemme Roccia Disk. Gippeme are well known for their alloy and carbon fibre race wheels, now they've put their all into creating a practical, value for money 29"/ 700c disc brake wheelset. Built for road and off-road use the Gippemme Roccia is supremely versatile, it's equally at home on our cyclocross bikes as it would any of our Gravel Adventure bikes. Disc brake ready and built to last the Roccia is the perfect do it all 700c wheelset.

There you have it, quality, race-ready carbon frameset, reliable Shimano shifting and disc stopping prowess. We've built you the perfect commuter bike, that'll also double as a seriosuly capable CX bike at the weekends. it's the perfect n+1.


  • Chainset: FSA Omega 50/34t 172.5mm
  • Cassette: 11-32t
  • Cockpit: 100m stem / 42cm bars

    NB: Please be aware this is fitted with a Shimano 105 5800 Front Mech.

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    These bikes will be dispatched on or just after the 5th December - Strictly Limited Stock

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Size & Specs

Bike frame geometry
Head Angle (°)A71.272.372.572.7
Head Tube (mm)B120133147162
Effective TT (mm)C516535555568
Seat Angle (°)D74.473.973.573
Seat Tube C - T (mm)E510540570590
Chainstay (mm)F425425425425
BB Drop (mm)G60606060
Reach (mm) 370377391392
Stack (mm) 529546560575
If you're unsure about the size you need, please call our customer services team to see if we can help +44 (0)1709 38 66 66