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 Post subject: Which Parlee Z1 or Z3
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:29 pm 
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Now I have decided to go for a Parlee and not a Serotta, I have to decide on which Parlee. Can anyone give me some advice and opinion's.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:41 pm 
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Go to the source: contact Tom Rodi at Parlee. He is very helpful and responsive.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:26 am 
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The ride and performance will be essentially equal, its just that the Z1 can be constructed/built with a wider option set (tubes, geometry, etc). So the Z1 can arguably be built lighter. Like the previous poster said, Tom Rodi is the man to talk to.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:38 am 
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Unless you REALLY know EXACTLY what you want in a frameset in terms of exact geometry, carbon layup in certain areas, tubing thickness, etc, you may not need all the custom options of a Z1. A Z3 still gives you custom tubing, size, paint, etc. The money you save on getting a Z3 instead of Z1 could be used toward the wheelset or elsewhere on the bike.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:03 am 
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There both available in custom geo and with the same tubes. The difference is in the seat stay.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:10 am 
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I think one of the biggest differences is the Z3 comes in a true sloping/compact geometry. You can get the Z1 with some slope but only a limited amount.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:42 am 
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Pulled this Z1 photo off their site
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I think a woven lugs and a Serotta F3 fork would look great on that bike.


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