Another great Parlee
Altum build, this time with Shimano Di2 and the mind bendingly
good Lightweight Meilenstein wheelset.
The lightest of the Altum range (just 750g frame/280g fork), the
Altum is more raceworthy than the Altum R, with slightly more
stiffness without sacrificing a smooth ride. The geometry is
slightly more aggressive than its sibling, though they look very
Meilenstein wheels boast carbon rims, spokes and hub shell, all
bonded together to build an awesomely stiff and light package. With
a 47.5mm rim depth these are aero enough to give a real advantage
whilst remaining practical for everyday use, whatever the weather
Bang: wow! The transfer of power is unbelievably immediate,
instantaneous. They are the most responsive, most direct wheels
I've ever accelerated; every bit as good as people say they are.
- Meilenstein - 10/10 review score - Cycling Weekly , December
Shimano Di2 takes care of the grouspset, Enve for the bars and
stem and the Fizik Antares saddle rounds off this exercise is
stealthy minimalist excellence.
You can see more of this build, shot by Bobby,
here. As always, get in touch or come into either of our stores
to find out more.