This Parlee ESX was custom painted with a Spitfire fighter plane
theme for the London Bike Show 2015. Taking inspiration from the
Australian 457 "Grey
Nurse" squadron Parlee's expert paint team came up with the
goods. Naturally a time consuming paint job like this isn't cheap,
but it show's that the sky really is the limit with what can be
As a show build, our ESX has a wealth of excellent components.
We went for Dura Ace Di2 for the groupset, but swopped out the
cranks for Cannondale's SiSL2 crank and chainring combo.
For wheels we went with tubular ENVE 6.7s, light really fast. We
stuck with ENVE for the stem and bars, going for their SES Aero
Fizik's ultralight top end Antares 00 carbon braided saddle tops
Shot by Bobby Whittaker, more photos are available