Parlee Z5 SLi Custom Painted.

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amnesia
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by amnesia

Love it :)

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by FHKJ

More photos please!


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by Berk

Perfect :thumbup:

Just one question - is the matte black look of the frame painted, or is it the carbon look that is black?
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As usual you have produced a work of art.
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Velovecycles
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Ozrider - thanks mate!

Berk - the matte black is painted. It's very similar paint to that used on the matte black BMW M3 that was done last year.

I'll post a few more pics now.
Bikes:
Parlee Z1 - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Paint & DA Di2, Enve 3.4's CK Hubs.
No.22 Great Divide - Custom Geo, Super Rec.
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by Velovecycles

Okay, here's a few more pics from yesterday:

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Bikes:
Parlee Z1 - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Paint & DA Di2, Enve 3.4's CK Hubs.
No.22 Great Divide - Custom Geo, Super Rec.
S-Works Tarmac 2016 - SRAM eTap.

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veganeric
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by veganeric

Beautiful!

Given you're using spacers, why didn't you go with a tall?

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Veganeric - it's true that I could have gone with a tall. The tall would have been mm perfect for my current fit with no spacers needed. However, experience has taught me that some latitude in adjustment is better than having no option. If I wanted to go lower with a tall, I wouldn't have been able to do so.
Bikes:
Parlee Z1 - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Paint & DA Di2, Enve 3.4's CK Hubs.
No.22 Great Divide - Custom Geo, Super Rec.
S-Works Tarmac 2016 - SRAM eTap.

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canbakay
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by canbakay

Such a great build!

Can't help but say the tires would hold it back.

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canbakay wrote:Such a great build!

Can't help but say the tires would hold it back.


Tyres? How so? :noidea:
Bikes:
Parlee Z1 - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Paint & DA Di2, Enve 3.4's CK Hubs.
No.22 Great Divide - Custom Geo, Super Rec.
S-Works Tarmac 2016 - SRAM eTap.

amnesia
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by amnesia

canbakay wrote:Such a great build!

Can't help but say the tires would hold it back.


Try riding it without them :smartass:

phazon
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by phazon

Stunning. My ghost matte Z5 SL will be going back for a re-finish sometime soon, getting inspired by this

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Review for the Parlee Z5 SLi is now ready for any who are interested: http://velove-cycles.com/?p=196#axzz2bMJslWtU
Bikes:
Parlee Z1 - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Geo, Custom Paint, Super Rec.
Parlee Z Zero - Custom Paint & DA Di2, Enve 3.4's CK Hubs.
No.22 Great Divide - Custom Geo, Super Rec.
S-Works Tarmac 2016 - SRAM eTap.

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