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Parlee Cycles Altum Disc LE Dura-Ace Di2 - 2018

Parlee Cycles Altum Disc LE Dura-Ace Di2
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The emergence and rapid advance of disc brake technology has proven to be a game-changer in the cycling world. Parlee’s Altum Disc LE features some key frame and fork designs that allow for seamless integration with today’s disc brakes. The superlight, hand-made carbon frame features the same engineering, design, and geometry that makes the rim-brake Altum a class-leader, but with a modular rear dropout that accepts QR135 or thru-axle 142mm wheels. Up front, it has a specially built fork designed for the greater forces of disc brakes and features a 12mm thru axle for added stiffness and steering precision. Its DT Swiss Spline 23 wheels accelerate quickly and maintain trueness even on rough roads, and they feature a wider profile to offer greater traction and a smoother aerodynamic profile. Shimano’s Dura-Ace Di2 drivetrain offers you the self-adjusting accuracy and sophistication of electronic shifting along with the modern styling Dura-Ace is known for. It perfectly complements Parlee’s design aesthetic, and delivers the perfect shifting precision you expect. Dura-Ace disc brakes offer incredible power and all-weather stopping resiliency to give you peace of mind on every ride. The LE models feature Parlee's carbon handlebar, stem, and seatpost for first-class comfort, control and extra weight savings.

For adventurous riders who love to tackle unpredictable roads and ride in all kinds of weather, the Altum Disc delivers a new level of performance while maintaining the unmistakable Parlee Ride.

Electronic drivetrain systems deliver excellent shifting, easy set up, and solid battery life. Here are some benefits of electronic shifting that you don't want to miss.

Electronic shifting delivers exceptional performance.

Shifting Performance

Electronic shifting systems use powerful servo motors to rapidly shift the chain. Because microprocessors and sensors constantly monitor every aspect of the system, they shift with surgical precision and without chain rub.

Electronic shifting is customizable.


Many major systems have customizable shifting. Some have the ability to add remote shifters for common riding positions, and some even allow you to change the functions of the shifting buttons.

Electronic shifting is light on the maintenance.


Electronic groupsets are responsive and consistent. There are no cables to stretch and wear out, so you get a flawless shift every time. The added bonus is you'll never have to replace a derailleur cable ever again.


Frame PARLEE High Mod XD frame - TT slope at 9 degree Tpk. Compact, multi-road surface. The frame at 820-940g and fork at 370g with through-axle feature for added stiffnes.
Fork PARLEE Carbon Fork designed for the greater forces of disc braking and with a 12 mm through-axle (front & rear) feature that provides added stiffness and steering precision.
Headset Shimano Dura Ace Headset
Axles 12mm through axle (front & rear)
Rims/Wheels DT C 1800 Wheels
Tires 20-28mm (measured)
Crankset Shimano Dura Ace 9170 Crankset
Bottom Bracket PARLEE Shimano PF30 BB
Chain Shimano Dura Ace Chain
Front Derailleur Shimano Dura Ace Di2 FD
Rear Derailleur Shimano Dura Ace Di2 RD
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano Dura Ace Cassette
Shifters Shimano Dura Ace Di2 Shifter
Handlebars Parlee Carbon Handlebar
Tape/Grips Arundel Gecko Grip Tape
Stem Parlee Carbon Stem
Brake Levers Shimano Dura Ace Di2 R9170
Brakes Shimano Dura Ace Di2 R9170
Pedals Not Included
Saddle Fizik Arione Kium Saddle
Seat Post Parlee Carbon Seatpost
Accessories & Extras Carbon bottle cages

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option MPN
Trident Black w/Fluro Pink / X-Small CBADLE50R9170
Trident Black w/Fluro Pink / Small CBADLE51R9170
Trident Black w/Fluro Pink / Medium CBADLE53R9170
Trident Black w/Fluro Pink / Medium/Large CBADLE55R9170
Trident Black w/Fluro Pink / Large CBADLE57R9170
Trident Black w/Fluro Pink / X-Large CBADLE59R9170