Planet X insurers facing legal claim of £10m after bike collapse causes paralysis

Dr Daniel Graham was left paralysed after his front forks collapsed in 2020

Planet X gravel bike
(Image credit: Planet X)

Planet X is facing a legal claim for up to £10 million after a cyclist was left paralysed for life after the forks broke on his Tempest titanium gravel bike, The Times reported this week.

Dr Daniel Gordon, 30, broke his spine when the front forks on his bike "sheared in two" on a grass slope in August 2020, an accident which left him paralysed in the lower body.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.