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Planet X Kaffenback SRAM Apex 1 Bike

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Hit the road in style when you head out on the updated, modernised & ultra-capable Kaffenback....
Hit the road in style when you head out on the updated, modernised & ultra-capable Kaffenback. With a triple-butted steel frame, relaxed geometry, lightweight carbon fork and rack and mudguard mounts, It's the best four-season commuter available on the market and is now available with upgrades SRAM Apex;s performance hydraulic brakes.


  • SRAM Apex 1x11 speed Groupset
  • SRAM Apex Hydraulic Disc Brakes
  • Token G23 Wheelset
  • Tyre clearance up to 40mm (700C)
  • DN6 Chromoly Steel Frame with Carbon Fork
  • Approx Bike Weight (Medium) - 11kg

£1,199.99  £1,399.99

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The Kaffenback is a true Planet X classic. Elegant and timeless, it's narrow tubing is built using custom drawn chromoly steel giving the Kaffenback a unique, smooth and springy ride feel. This is complemented by its reassuringly strong fatigue-resistant qualities, meaning the Kaffenback is a bike that will see you through decades of riding not years!

Featuring the core geometry of a touring road bike, combined with that of a gravel voyager the Kaffenback provides you with increased confidence whether using for city riding, on gravel trails or fully loaded for adventure. On the tarmac, it’s road bike soul will feel spritely and responsive. It will be comfortable, smoothing rough terrain and allowing for longer and less fatigued rides. Its multifaceted nature makes it ideal for many disciplines, feeling as at home in the city as it would touring the Dolomites.

Full bottle, mudguard and pannier mounts give the Kaffenback its utilitarian credentials and its monocoque all-road carbon fork has been designed to be lightweight, comfortable and responsive ensuring fast and confident tracking.

SRAM’s Apex 1 groupset's single 42t chainring gives you low maintenance reliability, and the 11-42 cassette will winch you up any climb. You'll be able to handle whatever the daily commute throws at you.

Hydraulic disc brakes provide pinpoint control with minimal effort, ensuring that even when it gets loose, your tires will stay connected to the ground

Product TypeDefault Component
Bar Tape / Grips

Selcof Soft Touch Handlebar Tape / Black

FramePlanet X Kaffenback Frame / Charcoal and Tea / Medium
Handle BarSelcof Zeta V3 Alloy Road Bar / 42cm
SaddleSan Marco Monza Start Saddle / Black / Carbon Steel
StemSelcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Stem / 100mm / 31.8mm / 7 Degree
TyrePanaracer Tour 700c Wire Bead Tyre / 32mm
Wheel PairToken G23HD 700C Alloy Disc Gravel Wheelset / Centrelock / Front 12mm / Rear 12 x 142mm / Shimano 11 Speed
Bottom BracketSRAM GXP XR Bottom Bracket (With Spacers) / 68/73mm
Frame SpareM5 12mm Stainless Cage Bolt Black
Brake spareAvid Centreline Disc Brake Rotor / 160mm Centrelock
CassetteSRAM PG1130 Cassette / 11-32T
ChainSRAM PC1110 11 Speed Chain / 116 Links
Crank SetSRAM Apex 1 GXP Chainset (No BB) / 172.5mm / 42 Tooth
ForkSelcof London Road Carbon Flat Mount 12mm Thru Fork / Matt Black
Frame SpareStainless Steel M5 Bolt 22mm Thread Locking Individual
Head SetSelcof Carbon Steerer Fork Bung MK 4 / 23-24mm ID
Brake LeverSRAM Apex 1 Hydraulic Disc Brake Lever / 11 Speed Right / 1000mm / Flat Mount 20mm
Brake LeverSRAM Apex 1 Hydraulic Disc Brake Lever / 1 Speed Left / 1700mm / Flat Mount 20mm
Head SetSelcof Headset Spacer Set / 1 1/8" / 15mm + 10mm + 5mm / Black
Head SetSelcof SPORT Integrated Cup Angular Contact Cartridge Bearing V2 Headset For Tapered 1" 1/8th – 1.5" Fork Steerer
Rear MechSRAM Apex 1 Rear Mech / 1 x 11 Speed / Long Cage
Seat ClampSelcof Alloy Bolt Up Seatclamp / 29.8mm
Seat PostSelcof Zeta 6061 Alloy Seatpost / 27.2mm / 350mm
Inner TubePanaracer Inner Tube / 700c / 25-35mm / Presta 48mm
Frame Spare
SRAM Flat Mount Disc Brake Mounting Hardware / 15mm / Single
Brake spare
SRAM Hydraulic Hose Fitting Kit Includes Barb And Olive / Single Barb
Brake spare
SRAM Hydraulic Hose Fitting Kit Includes Barb And Olive / Single Olive
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