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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:47 am 
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Hello to you all.
My Cervelo R5 gets a New friend.
Z5i size Large
The Rest, Nothing Special.
Maybe the wheels
Meilenstein clincher Custom painted by Myself :0)
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:08 am 
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Really nice.. Z5s are awesome bikes and this build is flawless

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:24 am 
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He likes it too
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:07 am 
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+1 with Pink ass saver ;0)
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:45 am 
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Really nice bike. How do you find it compared to the R5?


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:58 am 
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They Ride very similar
Thats why i choose the Parlee ( compare the Geometry !

BB Stiffness & Front Stiffness Feels the Same.

Rear Comfy Same

The Parlee offers just a Bit more Comfort in the Front in my opinion.


Both got. A very Agile Handling.
Like that.

The Thing that i dont like in the Z5i is that 25mm tired @ the Rear Wheel are the absolute max.

So a Bit more Tire Clearance Would be better in my opinion

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:59 am 
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Here the R5
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:57 am 
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Yea 25s are not worth the trouble!

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:51 am 
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sugarkane wrote:
Yea 25s are not worth the trouble!

Maybe for you.
I Train a Lot on Bad roads in france & really like 25mm tires.

If the Wheel Would have a light Side Impact it Would Touch the Frame for sure.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:04 pm 
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I mean trying to run 25s on a z5 is not worth the trouble.. Nothing against the 25c tires but they are a no no on a z5 frame the rear stays are too tight. ;)

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sugarkane wrote:
I mean trying to run 25s on a z5 is not worth the trouble.. Nothing against the 25c tires but they are a no no on a z5 frame the rear stays are too tight. ;)

Didnt know that :0*

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sugarkane wrote:
I mean trying to run 25s on a z5 is not worth the trouble.. Nothing against the 25c tires but they are a no no on a z5 frame the rear stays are too tight. ;)


I think it depends, at least a little, on the width of the rims...for example, I asked Parlee what is their max recommended tire size with either very wide Zipp Firecrest or Enve SES, and their answer is indeed 23mm tires...I'm going to mount Veloflex 25s on my chinese carbon rims (20.5 max width) and see if there's adequate clearance...there are many roads where I'd prefer to be able to use 25s.

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carlislegeorge wrote:
sugarkane wrote:
I mean trying to run 25s on a z5 is not worth the trouble.. Nothing against the 25c tires but they are a no no on a z5 frame the rear stays are too tight. ;)


I think it depends, at least a little, on the width of the rims...for example, I asked Parlee what is their max recommended tire size with either very wide Zipp Firecrest or Enve SES, and their answer is indeed 23mm tires...I'm going to mount Veloflex 25s on my chinese carbon rims (20.5 max width) and see if there's adequate clearance...there are many roads where I'd prefer to be able to use 25s.



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I've got evne 6.7s and 45s both on the veloflex 23c carbons and they are great.. Given the veloflex 25c tires measure closer to 24 they will likely be ok ;).

Not so many shit roads where i ride and I run sensible tire pressures so I don't have a problem with the smaller tires

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sugarkane wrote:
I've got evne 6.7s and 45s both on the veloflex 23c carbons and they are great.. Given the veloflex 25c tires measure closer to 24 they will likely be ok ;).

Not so many shit roads where i ride and I run sensible tire pressures so I don't have a problem with the smaller tires

No 25 Master in Germany available in the Moment

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