We actually got to shoot this Parlee when Glen brought it in for
its first service. Parlee are renowned for their skills in the
paint shop and this ESX really comes up with the goods. The digi
camo on the inside of the frame triangle makes the dynamic contours
of the ESX appear in a whole new light.
The ESX is Parlee's aero model, though with unrivalled comfort
in its class. As such, Glen has gone for wind cheating technology
across the build. ENVE aero road bars keep the cockpit tight,
twinned with an ENVE stem. The build uses Dura Ace Di2 but Glen has
opted for Rotor cranks and Qrings. Speedplay pedals are Glen's
platform of choice.
ENVE 6.7s to Chris King hubs are a fast wheelset, really showing
what this bike is built for. You have to love the famous Chris King
The saddle is a Fizik Kurve. Extremely comfortable and further
enhancing the natural comfort of the Parlee.
This is a stand out race machine. Built for speed and with a