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Planet X Spitfire Titanium Road Frameset Planet X Spitfire Titanium Road Frameset
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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 3Al/2.5V titanium
  • Triple butted frame tubes
  • Agile, compact road geometry
  • Selcof Delta Carbon Road Fork
Full description and spec

Size guide and geometry

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.

With geometry 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. The Spitfire offers classic racing performance with a welcome touch of comfort.

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.

  • Headset required: Tapered, semi-integrated 1 1/8" - 1.5" (Selcof HSSELC-18EL)
  • Fork: Length 370mm, Offset 43mm
  • Seatpost: 31.6mm
  • Cables: External
  • Bottle mounts: 2
  • Bottom bracket: 68mm BSA
  • Max tyre: 25mm
  • Brakes: Caliper
  • Weight: 1510g frame (Med)
  • Supplied without Pewter head tube badge

The Selcof Delta SL Fork sets new standards for stiffness and low weight. Incredible torsional stiffness ensures pin point steering precision and accurate tracking while an elegant profile and carefully considered layup ensure it's capable of smoothing out rough road surfaces.

The remarkable 320g weight has been made possible by our use of High Modulus carbon fibre. We've trimmed every gram of spare to leave just the pure performance. This fork has already earned itself a huge reputation with competitive hill climbers. When every gram counts trust the Selcof Delta SL.

Offset: 43mm

Frame Essentials

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Frame Details

Frame Material3Al/ 2.5V Aerospace Titanium
Frame/ Forks Weight, Approx, (med) (g)1490/ 375 Frame /Forks
Wheel Axles (mm)FR QRx100, RR QRx 130
Seatpost Size (mm)31.6
Seat Clamp Size (mm)34.9
Front Mech TypeBand On
Front Mech Clamp Size (mm)34.9
Wheels700c/ 25c
Mudguard mountsNo
Rack MountsNo
Bottle Cage Bosses2
Brake TypeCaliper
Bottom BracketBSA 68mm
Dropper CompatibleNA
Headset TypeINT/EXT Tapered
Headset ModelFSA Orbit ITA
Shock Stroke/LengthNA
Shock MountsNA
Fork TravelNA
DropoutsQR
Cable RoutingEXT
Di2 CompatibleNo

Buying a bike from Planet X?

Why are prices so low?
We sell direct to the customer. With Planet X you get unrivalled value for money as we cut out the middleman. By designing and building everything ourselves, we provide excellent service, and make sure you get exactly what you pay for. This means we deliver first-class bikes, components, and accessories at the best prices in our industry.

How it works
You order your bike your way. Simply select the frame size and colour you want and choose from the range of customisation options with components to fit your needs. Your bike will be passed to one of our expert mechanics to build your bike exactly the way you want it.

Buying online in confidence
For advice on sizing and specifications, contact us via Live Chat and one of our in-house experts will be happy to assist with perfecting your bike. More information on building a bike is available on our dedicated bikes built to order page

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Built in the UK

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 Yorkshire. Working with the leading component vendors and fabrication facilities, we create bikes with unrivalled performance and provide exceptional value for money.

Chat with one of our experts today and we will help put together the custom bike of your dreams.

Geometry

Geometry

Size

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

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Medium Medium £1,399.99
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Optional Accessories

Handle Bar We have a range of handlebars on offer, here's a few of our most popular options.
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Selcof Jack Woodhead Handlebar40cm £9.99 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar44cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp £19.99 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar42cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp £19.99 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Road Bar38cm | Matt Black | 31.8mm Clamp £19.99 i
Headset Need a headset? See our options below.
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Selcof Semi-Integrated Cup Cartridge Bearing Headset For Tapered 1 1/8th 1.5 Fork Steerer £59.99 i
Headset Spacers Spacers make a big difference on riding position, see our range below. (Please Note: Maxium height for steerer is 40mm of spacers.)
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Planet X Superlight Headset Spacer Pack1 1/8 inch | Black £3.99 i
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Planet X Headset Spacer Set1 1/8" | 15mm + 10mm + 5mm | Black £4.99 i
Spare Rear Mech Hanger We're hoping you'll never need it but you never know. Grab a spare.
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On-One Frame Replacement Rear Mech HangerPickenflick | Spitfire | Titus Ti Fireline Evo 29er £24.99 i
Stem Why not grab a stem? 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 6061 Alloy Stem90mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £14.99 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem130mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £14.99 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem110mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £14.99 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem120mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £14.99 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem100mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £14.99 i
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Selcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem80mm | Matt Black | 10 degrees | 31.8mm £14.99 i

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