Planet X has any used them

Discussion in 'Components, Accessories and Clothing' started by dave147, 29 Jan 2018.

  1. dave147

    dave147 Well-Known Member

    been looking at brake upgrade and the seam very cheap for ultegra and vision team 35. Is it old stock or just mega prices
  2. winjim

    winjim A youth of interminable age

    Spammy spammy spam spam.
  3. bikingdad90

    bikingdad90 Formerly chris harte

    Who knows. They use a variety of models;

    They stock em high and sell them cheap
    They buy liquidation stock
    They play with the pricing to meet every sale
    They bulk buy and sell the parts separately and as a stock bike build item.
  4. OP

    dave147 Well-Known Member

  5. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    I’ve never had any issues with them. From sale items to a complete bike build.
  6. OP

    dave147 Well-Known Member

    020CBABD-99C1-4FC9-973D-EA797B8537C5.png 3886143A-63F0-4C26-929A-FDA2E90746BA.png FA7F2F60-1963-40AE-B567-649EDCCEC164.png 1D4D8865-2FC2-4089-8F39-BB34A1017DBD.png I have seen the wheels at my local bike shop of 265 with tyres fitted and fitted on my bike
  7. winjim

    winjim A youth of interminable age

    Very much so. Multiple emails every day. This is in response to an email query, not a sale. I even emailed to thank them for finally removing me from their mailing list... which resulted in me going straight back on the list.

    You could junk them or use a burner email address, but I object in principle.
    ADarkDraconis and mjr like this.
  8. uclown2002

    uclown2002 Veteran

    Got an RT-58 Carbon a few years ago and would be happy to do further business.

    I get no more emails from them than any other retailer.
  9. FishFright

    FishFright More wheels than sense

    I've bought lots of bits n bobs off them for many years and never had an issue
  10. Afnug

    Afnug Everything you can imagine is real

    Bought a couple of frames various components and clothing with no problems and all at bargain prices, would not hesitate to use them again.
  11. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    They use Yodel to deliver bikes...and expect you to pay for the prviledge!

    To your question, they presumably keep their overheads low, no free delivery until you spend a fair amount (£100?), no free returns, short warranties on bikes etc. Think they've shut a couple of their shops fairly recently
  12. I like Skol

    I like Skol Hold my beer and watch this....

    Had a few bits over the years. They do spam on a daily basis but these get deleted with the rest of the junk mail that shopping online seems to generate. If you can bin the spam without even glancing at it you should be OK.
    They did let me down just last week, ordered some tyres on Monday lunchtime and got a second confirmation on Friday morning! I rang them but despite having stock they still hadn't posted my order out, and worse, couldn't say when they would be dispatched! I cancelled.
  13. LeetleGreyCells

    LeetleGreyCells Reinvented for 2019 - Formerly RealLeeHimself

    I’ve bought some overshoes from them for £10 (Velcro not zip), but I popped into their head office shop for them which isn’t too far from me. Never had anything delivered from them. I’ve used the new overshoes about five times now and they seem fine. Time will tell.
  14. OP

    dave147 Well-Known Member

    Thanks guys. Sorry to be a pain and don’t now if it’s a silly question wud thoses brakes be ok on my 2016 defy 0. Also with the wheels are the t35 the same year to year. Give or take. And one last thing what shud I pay for a set of tyres. Just seeing if it’s safe to get the wheels with tyres from my lbs at 265 and they said they wud fit my cassette and check the gear and brakes on the new rims or get the from
    Planet X at 150. And pay for tyres and the tool to tighten he cassette up
  15. I like Skol

    I like Skol Hold my beer and watch this....

    Ha ha. Just got my latest PlanetX spam dropped into my inbox so thought I would check just how often they arrive......


    Pretty much reliably every other day, but they hit me hard in the new year and spammed daily for the first 5 days! :laugh:
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