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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 5:48 pm 
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Darn near perfect build, I love this bike. Loving seeing the THM brakes and cranks together.

I did prefer the look with the white saddle and tape. That said, the work you did on that speedneedle is quite impressive.

Do you plan on cutting the steerer down a bit or is it there for future adjustment?


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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 12:11 am 
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Hi bill,

I know what you mean about the white, it was just too hard to keep clean. I found the quality of leather on the speedneedle to be quite poor. I wanted to to work, maybe I'll have it custom covered.

About the steerer, my extralite stem arrived last night and I cut it down to fit that. 10mm below and 5mm above just to be safe. When my new pedals arrive it will be finished and I'll take some better shots.


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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 2:00 am 
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It's Looking pretty slick, you could shorten your shifter housings so they don't touch each other. They will wear off the ano at the contact points, plus it'll be more aero having them in tight :mrgreen:
When we gona go for a roll ? I'm working on those vinyl cut decals for the wheels too in black of course

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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 11:12 am 
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Ok everything has finally arrived so ill give a build list and final weights.

Frame: Parlee Z3, Custom Paint, X-weave tubing
Fork: Enve 2.0
Handlebars: Zipp SL, 42cm, traditional bend, sanded, debadged, waxed finish
Bar Tape: DiPell Competition leather tape, black
Stem: Extralite Road oversize, 100mm
Seatpost: Mcfk, Inline, 300mm unidirectional
Seatpost Clamp: Mcfk, black unidirectional, 36.9mm
Saddle: Tune Speedneedle, stripped, sanded, waxed
Headset: Tune Bobo, black
Top Cap: Tune carbon
Spacers: Extralite delrin spacers 10mm, 5mm
Shifters: 2012 Campagnolo Super Record
Shifter Clamps: Tune/BTP carbon clamps
Cranks: THM M3, 170mm gloss, standard spider
Bottom Bracket: THM ceramic upgrade
Chainring bolts: Extralite Extrabolts
Chainrings: Praxis Classic Road 53/39
Pedals: Look Keo Blade Titanium, 12nm
Brakes: THM Fibula brakeset, gloss
Front Derailleur: 2012 Campagnolo Super Record
Clamp: Parlee carbon derailleur clamp
Rear Derailleur: 2012 Campagnolo Super Record
Jockey Wheels: Extralite
Cassette: 2012 Campagnolo Record 12-25
Chain: KMC X11SL, silver
Cable Housings: Alligator Ilink brake & Ilink mini cable housings
Cables: KCNC DLC coated cables
Rims: Enve 45c, 20/24
Hubs: Alchemy ELF/ORC, black, 20/24
Spokes: DTswiss Aerolite, black
Skewers: Tune DC14, black
Tires: Veloflex Corsa 23
Tubes: Challenge Latex
Bottle Cages: Emporelli Dolomiti, black

Alternative Wheels:
Rims: Stans Alpha 340
Hubs: Extralite Ultrafront SPM & Extralite Ultrarear SPX
Spokes: Sapim Cx-Ray
Tires: Veloflex Corsa 22
Tubes: Foss
Cassette: Recon Alloy, 11-27

Weight with Enve wheels: 6109g
Weight with Extralite wheels: 5799g

There, i think that is everything. phew!

The next planned upgrade is a new set of wheels. Rims will be enve 1.25 tubs, hubs undecided between alchemy and extralite...


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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 3:16 pm 
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jsinclair wrote:
Ok everything has finally arrived so ill give a build list and final weights.

Frame: Parlee Z3, Custom Paint, X-weave tubing
Fork: Enve 2.0
Handlebars: Zipp SL, 42cm, traditional bend, sanded, debadged, waxed finish
Bar Tape: DiPell Competition leather tape, black
Stem: Extralite Road oversize, 100mm
Seatpost: Mcfk, Inline, 300mm unidirectional
Seatpost Clamp: Mcfk, black unidirectional, 36.9mm
Saddle: Tune Speedneedle, stripped, sanded, waxed
Headset: Tune Bobo, black
Top Cap: Tune carbon
Spacers: Extralite delrin spacers 10mm, 5mm
Shifters: 2012 Campagnolo Super Record
Shifter Clamps: Tune/BTP carbon clamps
Cranks: THM M3, 170mm gloss, standard spider
Bottom Bracket: THM ceramic upgrade
Chainring bolts: Extralite Extrabolts
Chainrings: Praxis Classic Road 53/39
Pedals: Look Keo Blade Titanium, 12nm
Brakes: THM Fibula brakeset, gloss
Front Derailleur: 2012 Campagnolo Super Record
Clamp: Parlee carbon derailleur clamp
Rear Derailleur: 2012 Campagnolo Super Record
Jockey Wheels: Extralite
Cassette: 2012 Campagnolo Record 12-25
Chain: KMC X11SL, silver
Cable Housings: Alligator Ilink brake & Ilink mini cable housings
Cables: KCNC DLC coated cables
Rims: Enve 45c, 20/24
Hubs: Alchemy ELF/ORC, black, 20/24
Spokes: DTswiss Aerolite, black
Skewers: Tune DC14, black
Tires: Veloflex Corsa 23
Tubes: Challenge Latex
Bottle Cages: Emporelli Dolomiti, black

Alternative Wheels:
Rims: Stans Alpha 340
Hubs: Extralite Ultrafront SPM & Extralite Ultrarear SPX
Spokes: Sapim Cx-Ray
Tires: Veloflex Corsa 22
Tubes: Foss
Cassette: Recon Alloy, 11-27

Weight with Enve wheels: 6109g
Weight with Extralite wheels: 5799g

There, i think that is everything. phew!

The next planned upgrade is a new set of wheels. Rims will be enve 1.25 tubs, hubs undecided between alchemy and extralite...


Nice weights..

New wheels with the extralite hubs would be sub 900g :unbelievable:
Bike looks pretty dam nice be nice to see it in real life.
I showed your pictures to a friend whos a very good photographer and cyclist ( the bearded guy you came riding with )
He thinks we should have a little parlee shoot with both bikes :thumbup:

I'm sure we could find a few grams with a little optimization

I like your small upgrades. DLC cables and extralite jockeys good choices :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 6:44 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Parlee Z3 - 5.8kg
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2012 4:19 am 
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What seatpost are you now using? Is that a Deda blackstick?


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 Post subject: Re: Parlee Z3 - 5.8kg
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2012 5:39 am 
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Close, its a deda magic-stick. had a spare one at home so ive been riding this for a week or two. pretty heavy but i kind of like it.


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 Post subject: Re: Parlee Z3 - 5.8kg
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 Post subject: Re: Parlee Z3 - 5.8kg
PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:40 pm 
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@jsinclair - check your private messages about your frameset


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