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2012 Planet X N2a Aero Road Bike

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2012 planet x n2a aero road bike   2012 Planet X N2a Aero Road Bike

For the first time, Planet X has released an aero road bike. Called N2a, this road bike is the top-of-the-line model of this British bike brand?s 2012 range. Featured by its high-modulus carbon fiber frame, which weighs in at a 950g, are some all-new, aero-tuned forms.

N2A stands for Nanolite, which is the existing performance-orientated carbon road bike of Planet X, it being the second generation, and its aerodynamic feature. Crafted by an Italian frame builder and bike designer, this carbon N2A is a drastic overhaul of the Nanolite.

Drivetrain stiffness is enhanced by the 2012 Planet X N2a Aero Road Bike while keeping weight low, thanks to its press-fit BB30 bottom bracket and seamless blending of the huge down tube into the head tube. Complete specs include SRAM Red, carbon components, and Planet X R50 carbon wheels.

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Planet X takes over Titus

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UK based bike manufacturer Planet X bought the recently foreclosed Titus Cycles and all its assets from Factors Southwest. Planet X was one of the bidders at the two rounds of public auction Factors Southwest facilitated. The concluding bid was on November 23, with Planet X being awarded of the assets.

Due to numerous factors, Titus Cycles failed to keep up loan payments due to Factors Southwest. Planet X takes over whatever inventory left and other details like patents and tech from Titus Cycles.

Currently, Planet X offers street bikes and sells mountain bikes under the On One brand. Titus Cycles’ founder, Chris Cocalis, left in 2007 to start a new company, Pivot Cycles. The latest offering from Titus was the Rockstar 29er….

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