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 Post subject: Parlee Z1 Custom
PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 2:21 am 
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A replacement for my Lemond/Calfee somewhat overdue.
Inaugurated last August for a 4 day 860km tour and just recently added SR11 minus cranks. (Working great)
Hoping to be riding Edge 1.25 tubulars.
Love the ride. It is a perfect extension of my body.
Cheers,
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 Post subject: Parlee Z1 Custom
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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 2:53 am 
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By far the best Parlee I've seen - very nice! and at Z1 prices I would hope so!

That's also one hell of a tour! :shock:

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Tinea Pedis wrote:
By far the best Parlee I've seen
well, apparently you've never seen this one before (under 5 kg):

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thats sick, somebody help this person :lol:

wot-ta-bike :)


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 Post subject: Re: Parlee Z1 Custom
PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 8:31 am 
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shillc wrote:
It is a perfect extension of my body
... Then you must have a perfect body!

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Shillc, welcome to the forum. Its not only an excellent build but easy on the eyes too. Any plans for future upgrades?

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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 10:29 am 
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Thank you for the comments!
Upgrades will be likely limited this year to the new bars, stem and seatpost from EDGE once I replennish my penny jar. Thankfully the stem/ post is not yet available to tease me.
The frame was a birthday present for turning 40 from my wife. I'm sure she didn't count on the finishing cost. :D

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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 10:55 am 
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Daddy yo yo wrote:
Tinea Pedis wrote:
By far the best Parlee I've seen
well, apparently you've never seen this one before (under 5 kg):

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Dude, they're the same bike....

And no, I hadn't seen it. But then Parlee's haven't really inspired me enough to do a forum search on them. But this one is indeed very dapper!


And Joe, what a present! What a wife!!!

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Daddy yo yo wrote:
Tinea Pedis wrote:
By far the best Parlee I've seen
well, apparently you've never seen this one before (under 5 kg): http://gallery.translutions.net/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=2279&g2_serialNumber=1

Hmmm... nope, Z1 frame looks much better than Z2, so shillc wins. :)
Too black to my liking, but a good looking bike nonetheless. Congrats! :D


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Tinea Pedis wrote:
Dude, they're the same bike....
uhm... no!

look at the components and you will see that the bike i posted probably is 2kg lighter than the z1 in post #1 (which i also appreciate for its decent looks). anyway, parlee builds gorgeous frames!

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shillc wrote:
...The frame was a birthday present for turning 40 from my wife...


What a bike. What a wife! Congrats on both counts.

Please be sure to post some more pixs if you get the Edge 1.25s on the bike.


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Tinea Pedis wrote:
Dude...Parlee's haven't really inspired me enough to do a forum search on them...


Dude, check 'em out...

http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum ... ee&start=0


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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2009 7:09 am 
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Daddy yo yo wrote:
Tinea Pedis wrote:
Dude, they're the same bike....
uhm... no!

look at the components and you will see that the bike i posted probably is 2kg lighter than the z1 in post #1 (which i also appreciate for its decent looks). anyway, parlee builds gorgeous frames!

I sort of meant frame wise...

But that is one awesome weight on it! (I was quite impressed last time but forgot to mention).


And ks there's maybe 2 of those that I really like...

This bad boy is pretty sweet!
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum ... p?id=31507

again, it's nothing personal, they just don't really float my boat...

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Tinea Pedis wrote:
I sort of meant frame wise...

But that is one awesome weight on it! (I was quite impressed last time but forgot to mention).


And ks there's maybe 2 of those that I really like...

This bad boy is pretty sweet!
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum ... p?id=31507

again, it's nothing personal, they just don't really float my boat...
LOL, i love those sunglasses next to the stem! :lol: and don't worry, i didn't take anything personal, none of these are mine...

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Daddy yo yo wrote:
Tinea Pedis wrote:
I sort of meant frame wise...

But that is one awesome weight on it! (I was quite impressed last time but forgot to mention).


And ks there's maybe 2 of those that I really like...

This bad boy is pretty sweet!
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum ... p?id=31507

again, it's nothing personal, they just don't really float my boat...
LOL, i love those sunglasses next to the stem! :lol: and don't worry, i didn't take anything personal, none of these are mine...

:lol:

Something tells me the owner might just be a little on the eccentric side... :P

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