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Deal Signed with US Pro Tri Team

The ink has just dried on the contract to supply bikes and wheels to USPro Tri - Professional Triathlon Team. We’ve been very busy designing a custom Exocet Triathlon bike codenamed “Team America”, and will be making a limited batch of 82/101 wheels too.


Planet X is proud to be supporting the up and coming team with SL Pro bikes for training (lucky bleeders) fast and deadly Exocets for racing. The lucky lot will also get a shipment of our legendary carbon 82/101 wheelsets.

Limited Edition Team bikes:

As part of the sponsorship deal we’ve been very busy designing a custom Exocet Triathlon bike codenamed “Team America”. This is an exclusive first look at the bike design. Let us know what you think using comments box and Facebook.
USPRo Tri - Planet X Triahlon Team

The Team

This year’s team looks to be the strongest yet which includes the following athletes:

Ryan Bates – top 10 70.3 finisher and team director
Daniel Bretscher – top 5 and top American 70.3 finishes, former USAT pro rookie and amateur of the year
Mike Caiazzo – top 5 finishes at both 70.3 and Ironman races, former Elite Long Course National Champ
Ryan Giuliano – runner up at both Long Course and Short Course duathlon Nationals
Manny Huerta - 3rd American currently in ITU WCS, currently ranked high enough for Olympic Team spot
Kevin Lisska – top 10 70.3 finishes, top American finish at Long Course Elite Worlds
Kyle Pawlaczyk – top 10 70.3 finishes after only 2 years total triathlon racing
Zach Ruble – top 5 and top 10 finishes as well as top American at 70.3 and Ironman races
Rich Swor – top 10 finishes at olympic distance classics
Tony White – top 5 finishes at 70.3 distance

Come and meet the team

The USPro Tri team will also be attending some the best expos and events across the U.S, come along chat with the athletes and get the lowdown on how our bikes and wheels perform in some of the toughest triathlons in the world.
Come meet the team at the following events:
Rev3 olympic  Knoxville TN
Columbia Tri Olympic  MD
Rev3 half Ironman  Middlebury CT
Eagleman 70.3 half Ironman  Cambridge MD
Washington DC Tri Olympic  MD
Philadelphia Tri Olympic  PA
Muncie 70.3 half Ironman  IN
Racine 70.3 half Ironman  WI
Ironman Lake Placid  NY
Cleveland Tri Olympic  OH
NYC 5150 Tri Olympic  NY
Steelhead 70.3 half Ironman  Benton Harbor MI
Timberman 70.3 half Ironman  Lake Winnipesaukee NH
Chicago Tri Olympic  IL
Rev3 Ironman  Cedar Point OH
Syracuse 70.3 half Ironman  NY
Jersey Shore Olympic  NJ
Pocono 70.3 half Ironman  Stroudsburg PA
Rev3 half Ironman Anderson SC
American Triple-T  White Lake NC
Beach to Battleship ironman  Wilmington NC

Product Testing

Here’s a first shot of Ryan the team captains 2011 bike.
The team will be racing on standard 82-101s, the same ones customers can buy. Plus testing a range of exciting new products including the all new SL Trispoke that’s landing soon, The new Trispoke has been rated by 9 times British champion Ian Cammish as the fastest thing he has ever ridden.

USPRo Tri - Planet X Triahlon Team

We wish the team all the best for season. Watch out for race reports.

14 April 2011

Planet X Triathlon Essentials


  • Ron W

    Way outside the GENERIC box! It will get all the attention.

  • CharlesT

    Regular white bike with some stars and stripe would surely look better than the black design ?

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