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 Post subject: Re: project black
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:28 pm 
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nicest parlee i have ever seen! very nice work

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:28 am 
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Mind = blown!


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 Post subject: Re: project black
PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:17 am 
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Yin yang I used 800 wet and dry to remove the clear coat and cut away the sparkly paint and acetone for the sliver paint.

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 Post subject: Re: project black
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Awesome as always bro

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 Post subject: Re: project black
PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:52 am 
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Oooohhhh... cannot wait to see this build finished up.

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 Post subject: Re: project black
PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:29 am 
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Parlee looks only good with this short head tube top. Do not get the frenzy about other Parlees.
This one really is an exciting bicycle.

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 Post subject: Re: project black
PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:16 pm 
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I can't wait for the cranks!! Getting done on Saturday so I should have them Monday!
Thanks for the kind words too there are a few big hitters given me props on this one which is nice

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 Post subject: Re: project black
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No problem with the lounge. :noidea:
But why on earth the 3K weave for the spacer?
Ok with mixing some glossy with mat but why not a UD or a mat anodized alloy one? :smartass:

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 Post subject: Re: project black
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They are what I had and I have a 3k saddle and 3k cranks.. But your right I'll get some of those magnesium or extralite ones from Jason in a week or so!
Sorry brah!!

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 Post subject: Re: project black
PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:07 pm 
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Parts list


2013 parlee Z5 SLi in the small/short size
2012 campag Sr shifters and mechs
Campag record chain
Custom campag 29/11 cassette
Aican b-link cable system
EE cycle works brakes,enve carbon pads
THM M3 cranks 170mm, 110 BCD Spider, praxis BoB 52/36 rings and extralite chainrings
THM pf30 BB with hybrid ceramics
Mcfk 12mm seat post clamp
Berk 3k/UD gloss/matte combo
Extralite 100mm OC road stem
Extralite star2 expander and top cap
Extralite jockey wheels and alloy pinch bolts for the front and rear mech
Extralite SPM/SPX hub set laced with Cx-rays to enve 1.45 rims
Veloflex carbon and extreme tires with evne extenders
Tune dc-14 skewers
Berk race number holder
3t ergonova LTD 40cm bars matted out a little
Fairwheel Carbon barends
Emporelli Dolomiti cages with alloy bolts
Ward spindled speedplays
Home tuned 5g deda dog fang catcher

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 Post subject: Re: project black
PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:09 pm 
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so i got the cranks back form a guy who does custom MC painting and they look amazing and then proceeded too get the thing finished

put the WW wheels on and got it dialled in.. haven't ridden it very far but so far it seems very nimble ( its shorter in tt and wheelbase than the last one ) and its REALLY black :D
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new custom enve/parlee/skunkworks bottle opener
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happy with the new clear coat
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plugging the battery mounts WW style
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new tool day thanks to the awesome boys from the #helloton
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proper bike porn...
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 Post subject: Re: project black
PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:57 pm 
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It came out amazing! Really nice job.


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 Post subject: Re: project black
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Nice bike! things came out great.

One question though, could you please post your pics in the size that the forum likes? they are so large that I need to scroll on my laptop.
Thanks in advance!

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 Post subject: Re: project black
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VERY NICE. but is it just me or is that front derailleur cable about 5 inches too long running up the seat tube? Maybe i am seeing things?...

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 Post subject: Re: project black
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I usually run a brand new FD cable quite long until it stretches, then I trim it really short.


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