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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:02 am 
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^what you could do with the ENVE logo in the seat post is to get a red marker and trace over the white ENVE logo. You could paint over it with red paint too (if you have a steady hand or a friend who's good a painting).

That way you can match it with the Red Parlee frame logo before trying sanding down the seat post.

I've done it with things like carbon bottle cages with white logos. I traced over the logo with a yellow marker to "ghost logo" it and to match my yellow frame.


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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 5:36 am 
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I reckon just get the BB Zipp post to match - much easier than faffing around with the Enve one, and the Zipp post is every bit as nice.

The BB finish is a nice contrast to the matte frame finish too.


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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:41 am 
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runningDoc wrote:
^what you could do with the ENVE logo in the seat post is to get a red marker and trace over the white ENVE logo. You could paint over it with red paint too (if you have a steady hand or a friend who's good a painting).


If you mask the post well, painting is not that hard :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:52 pm 
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I'll take the post for $5 USD, shipped. Make it happen :lol:
I think it would be fairly easy to black out the logos, or even easier just to remove them.
The Zipp stem looks a lot better.


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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 5:07 pm 
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tonytourist wrote:
I'll take the post for $5 USD, shipped. Make it happen :lol:


After my LA trip, I think I'm broke! $5 ain't gona help much :mrgreen:

I've tried acetone on the ENVE logos, but to no avail..

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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:36 pm 
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RippedUp wrote:
Here goes, with BB Zipp Stem and K-Edge mount.

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Is it very cold in your apartment?
Your stem looks a bit... withered.


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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:32 am 
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What's the finish on those tubes? Is it clear coat or raw?
I really like that business like look.

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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:23 am 
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BobSantini wrote:
What's the finish on those tubes? Is it clear coat or raw?
I really like that business like look.


Waxed finish. Thanks :beerchug:

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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:53 am 
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RippedUp wrote:
BobSantini wrote:
What's the finish on those tubes? Is it clear coat or raw?
I really like that business like look.


Waxed finish. Thanks :beerchug:

That's raw carbon with auto wax?

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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:58 am 
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BobSantini wrote:
That's raw carbon with auto wax?


There is a wax finish at Parlee. It is one of the finishing options you can choose from.

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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:31 am 
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Not Keen on the CK headset , looks to big and clumsy. That bottle cage looks very low . otherwise its awesome : :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:39 pm 
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Weight with Enve 1.25 tubulars is 6.2 Kg. Or 13.6 lbs.

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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
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Get climbing! :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:47 am 
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Absolutely gorgeous build and the wax finish is lovely im sure that will fly uphill.


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 Post subject: Re: New Parlee Z1
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:17 pm 
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Lovely racing machine, but can't say I like the CK headset either. A TUNE or a KCNC would look much much better.

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