Home Forums Bike Forum Planet X – In Administration

Viewing 22 posts - 281 through 302 (of 302 total)
  • Planet X – In Administration
  • hightensionline
    Full Member

    Shimano being specced after a few years of SRAM and the occasional Campy, but £5.5K for a Dura Ace Di2 Planet X bike is certainly different. Guess it needs to be full whack ahead of the inevitable sale.

    firestarter
    Free Member

    I was all excited by the endurance road drop down but alas no bikes, a nice endurace geometry carbon frame with sram etap is all I want but I want it at a px price

    mrchrist
    Full Member

    Site looks like it has been written GPchat. I am sure I read an article on here a fe weeks ago about a online magazine that had the same treatment.

    For example…

    Frame bags are ideal for keeping elements of your Bikepacking equipment that you don’t need frequent access to as you travel.

    hightensionline
    Full Member

    Grammar aside, there aren’t any spelling mistakes – so it’s an improvement over the old site at least.

    timba
    Free Member

    Cheap helmets and 2-4-1 clothing have all but disappeared, as have the flash sale items…bugger!

    2
    the-muffin-man
    Full Member

    Image zoom no longer makes the image smaller!!! 😱😱😱

    nbt
    Full Member

    Going well, the site is broken this morning – “something went wrong”
    https://www.planetx.co.uk/

    chakaping
    Full Member

    Site looks like it has been written GPchat.

    Good spot, it really does.

    I’d imagine this new site was in the pipeline before the administration and purchase.

    Assuming they’ve not just stuck a new CSS on the old site?

    cp
    Full Member

    they’ve been working on it a while (way before admin happened) as they appeared to be using the https://on-one-bikes.co.uk/ site as a test bed.

    IMO the on one site works much better from a colour/graphics point of view.  Makes me feel less sick than PX site and easier on the eyes.

    Usage detail – once you click through product options on a product page you can’t change them – you need to refresh the page.  Bit carp.

    Also… whats the obsession with websites these days having to click ‘show more’ to expand the product description.  Just show me the whole description up front…

    lunge
    Full Member

    Website is crap on mobile. I searched for something and can barely see what I was looking for. Annoying.

    fooman
    Free Member

    New look website has been launched.

    I assume it’s hacked, almost none of the bikes are showing discount from rrp

    Just received 15% off everything email – normal service resumed.

    damascus
    Free Member

    Just received 15% off everything email – normal service resumed.

    Wierdly I haven’t received my usual morning planet x sales email since the new site was launched.

    1
    mudfish
    Full Member

    Let’s keep buying and keep PX open eh? They have some pretty good prices.

    plus-one
    Full Member

    5.5k for Dura ace equipped bike is half the price of the main players !!

    Bargain no ?

    dave_h
    Free Member

    £5.5k?

    Bargain?

    Not even a motor in site.

    I’m clearly getting old.

    itlab
    Free Member

    Wierdly I haven’t received my usual morning planet x sales email since the new site was launched.

    the 15% off email is  from Winlong Garments Ltd and is only if you sign up to the new website, I’m assuming that with all of the reshuffling GDPR means they loose their email list and need to start again.

    dangeourbrain
    Free Member

    £5.5k?

    Bargain?

    Not even a motor in site.

    Have you noticed how road bikes are really poor value compared with mountain bikes?

    stevehine
    Full Member

    They are similar priced to Orro – you can pick up a DA Di2 Venturi for just over £5k – even Ribbles are only on Ultegra at that price point !

    I presume there was some financial reason why they stopped offering Shimano; presumably the new owners have coughed up enough (guarantees ?) for them to be allowed to order it again ?

    #speculationEnds

    dangeourbrain
    Free Member

    I presume there was some financial reason why they stopped offering Shimano; presumably the new owners have coughed up enough (guarantees ?) for them to be allowed to order it again ?

    If we’re into speculation…

    I reckon to get forks etc for the PX stuff at a good price they needed px’s volume too so the new owners are going to ditch the on-one/mtb side altogether.

    Purely a guess though.

    2
    cookeaa
    Full Member

    The road bike range is hilarious, so many brands/models/spec options still but pricing is typically variable. Actually the MTB range is pretty similar.

    I like how (at the minute) there’s a big old jump from ~1k for an Apex 1 London Road/Kaffenback straight up to ~£2k for a London Road with Rival 1, or a Pro Carbon with Force 22 (which isn’t such a terrible deal perhaps) but nothing in between.

    Also interesting that they’ve not been able to lay their hands on anything Shimano flavoured below Ultegra Di2 (and no MTB parts).

    If I had ~£3.5-5.5k specifically to spend on a Road bike with Shimano leccy shifting, there’s no way on earth I’d be shopping for a Planet X…

    I’m strangely disinterested in their MTBs, I used to like perusing for a bargain HT, just can’t be arsed with them now…

    gray
    Full Member

    Am I missing something, or is a Free Ranger with Rival £1999 whereas with Force it’s £1799… isn’t that the wrong way around?

    On-One Free Ranger SRAM Rival 1 Carbon Gravel Bike

    On-One Free Ranger SRAM Force 1 Carbon Gravel Bike

    dangeourbrain
    Free Member

    No you’re not missing anything, unfortunately they’re missing an xl though

Viewing 22 posts - 281 through 302 (of 302 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.