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Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 12-17-13, 05:07 AM   #17226
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That Kestrel is beyond hideous.
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Old 12-17-13, 05:15 AM   #17227
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I'll give it a try:

Not, it has about as much soul as a toaster
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Old 12-17-13, 09:09 AM   #17228
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I can haz vote?

if i am going to compare it to #17209 Parlee and #17027 Bianchi....then not hot. if i'm looking at bike on its own....then meh.
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Old 12-17-13, 09:15 AM   #17229
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Pretty sure that's just white concrete and not ice.
Dang, I thought it was snow too!
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Old 12-17-13, 09:16 AM   #17230
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That kestrel is a not
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Old 12-17-13, 10:14 AM   #17231
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Ladies, & Gents...
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Lol I have not been on here in forever - decided I'd pop in for a quick peep and was really surprised to see this thread still on the first page.
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Old 12-17-13, 10:31 AM   #17232
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Lol I have not been on here in forever - decided I'd pop in for a quick peep and was really surprised to see this thread still on the first page.
I suggest you post your current bike for good time sake...
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Old 12-17-13, 10:38 AM   #17233
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After the custom repaint at Parlee (from standard ghost matte black to matte phantom gray with matte silver ghost logos and accents), and with the Prologo Scratch Nack saddle recovered in plain black leather...I think it's time to buy some new shoes for this machine...







Not too much crabon and Shimano on a Parlee is just NO.
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Old 12-17-13, 11:28 AM   #17234
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Not ice guys lol. It's a newly paved white driveway. Lots of white dust.
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Old 12-17-13, 11:39 AM   #17235
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Parlee is SUPER HOT!!
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Old 12-17-13, 12:06 PM   #17236
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Yep....HOT
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I like every bike on this page except Germany_Chris's.
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i like this video even more:

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Old 12-17-13, 03:25 PM   #17240
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I'll give it a try:

Hot to me. I love the dark blue and white color scheme and I love aero-carbon frames. I don't like the handlebar shape and the behind-stem bag though.

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Old 12-17-13, 03:27 PM   #17241
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After the custom repaint at Parlee (from standard ghost matte black to matte phantom gray with matte silver ghost logos and accents), and with the Prologo Scratch Nack saddle recovered in plain black leather...I think it's time to buy some new shoes for this machine...


Hot. Would love to see a picture of it slammed though.
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Old 12-17-13, 03:44 PM   #17242
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I like every bike on this page except Germany_Chris's.
I'm trying to be nice here. I'm far harder on folks in the commuting section I have higher expectations of them. Here it's just go faster backwards Felts and 10+ K Parlee's with electric Shimano because shifting with cables is way to hard.
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Old 12-17-13, 04:20 PM   #17243
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I suggest you post your current bike for good time sake...
No bikes really to post at the moment. I have the black steel bike I posted a long time ago in this thread and an old mountain bike. I use both for commuting. Nothing really worth presenting here though unfortunately. Starting to get the urge for a new build though.
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Old 12-17-13, 05:23 PM   #17244
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Hot. Would love to see a picture of it slammed though.
Not gonna happen...my Retul fit says I've maxed out my drop for highest efficiency.
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Not too much crabon and Shimano on a Parlee is just NO.
your opinion is welcomed but your logic escapes me...
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your opinion is welcomed but your logic escapes me...
What's confusing you put probably the most hideous looking Shimano groups (that's saying a lot because Shimano hasn't produced an attractive group in many years) on a perfectly wonderful Parlee.
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your opinion is welcomed but your logic escapes me...
Thank goodness I'm not the only one.

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What's confusing you put probably the most hideous looking Shimano groups (that's saying a lot because Shimano hasn't produced an attractive group in many years) on a perfectly wonderful Parlee.
and here I thought it was just grammar...

...true story is I had a great looking nicely lightweight crankset with Praxis rings and Cannondale Hollowgram crankarms...unfortunately some gears were unusable...so I went for effectiveness in this iteration...but I'll remember to switch everything to Campy in the future
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That Parlee is perfect good job.
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