Planet X Limited

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Planet X Bikes
Privately held company
Industry Cycling
Founded Sheffield, United Kingdom, 1988
Headquarters Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Key people
Dave Loughran, CEO and founder
Website planetx.co.uk

Planet X is a bicycle company based in Rotherham, in the north of England. It was founded in 1990 by Dave Loughran from Sheffield.

Initially its product range consisted of dirt, jump and trials bikes. It subsequently diversified its range to include a wider variety of bikes and components. It operates a number of brands including: On-One components and Titus bikes.[1]

Production[edit]

Planet X works with Taiwanese, Chinese and Italian[2] companies to manufacture its road, cyclocross, track and time-trial frames.

Retail[edit]

Planet X bikes currently has a store located in Sheffield.

Sponsorship[edit]

Planet-X sponsored World XTERRA Triathlon champion Julie Dibens during 2008 for a successful defence of her world title.[3]

In 2003, Planet-X sponsored the Trialskings team [4] who used Planet-X Pitbull and Jack Flash frames. These were present in Trialskings[5] team videos, ridden by Danny Holroyd and other members.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Planet X". 
  2. ^ Phillips, Matt. "Mail Order Made in Italy". Archived from the original on 25 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "XTERRA World Champion Julie Dibens". www.slowtwitch.com. 
  4. ^ "Planet-X are the 2003 sponsors of the Trialskings!". www.pinkbike.com. 
  5. ^ "Trialskings!". trials-uk.com. 

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