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    i like this video even more:


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    Quote Originally Posted by doctrine View Post
    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.
    Last edited by link0; 12-17-13 at 04:45 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gc3 View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by shoota View Post
    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.
    I'm an angry angst ridden anarcho-punk socialist you should just generally disregard my posts--Germany_chris

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost Ryder View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by link0 View Post
    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.
    "I tried being reasonable, I didn‘t like it."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Germany_chris View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by gc3 View Post
    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.
    I'm an angry angst ridden anarcho-punk socialist you should just generally disregard my posts--Germany_chris

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    Quote Originally Posted by gc3 View Post
    your opinion is welcomed but your logic escapes me...
    Thank goodness I'm not the only one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Germany_chris View Post
    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
    Last edited by gc3; 12-17-13 at 04:50 PM.
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    That Parlee is perfect good job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gc3 View Post
    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...

    I always like the original matte black finish but I actually like this new paint job much better. HOT.

    Quote Originally Posted by gc3 View Post
    ...but I'll remember to switch everything to Campy in the future
    And nothing less than SR11-EPS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by doctrine View Post
    I'll give it a try:

    Remove the bags, bottle and pump. Remove the warning sticker on the seat tube. It does look sharp though. Seat height looks a tad bit low? JMHO - Cheers
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    That kestrel is hurting for a tapered fork.

    What were they thinking?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steinbock View Post
    What is that?!! Love it. HOT! You probably got me beat in the use of red
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    Thanks, its a btwin 55cm frame, made in france...they used to be a frame supplier to the pro team Ag2R.
    Microshift white red shifter set.
    Specialized toupe expert saddle.
    Tektro quartz r741 brakes.

    glad ppl liked it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gc3 View Post
    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
    It will set you free
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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post
    I always like the original matte black finish but I actually like this new paint job much better. HOT.


    And nothing less than SR11-EPS.

    No EPS..at all EVER
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steinbock View Post
    Drive side photos please! Looks nice - interesting to see a bike with Microshift components.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Germany_chris View Post
    It will set you free
    No it won't Campy is a pain in the donkey...
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    Mean people are like slinkys. They're really not worth much but still are rather entertaining to watch tumble down the stairs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steinbock View Post
    Nice to see microshift. For what it's worth, I had a pair of those wheels a few years ago, the hubs are pretty shoddy and they are very heavy. If you want to stick with vuelta, the corsa lites are far better and only around $200, they also look much nicer if that matters.

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    Last edited by Steinbock; 12-18-13 at 03:40 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ravenmore View Post
    No it won't Campy is a pain in the donkey...
    Only to the great unwashed
    I'm an angry angst ridden anarcho-punk socialist you should just generally disregard my posts--Germany_chris

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    Quote Originally Posted by Germany_chris View Post
    Only to the great unwashed
    Hey I bathe once a month whether I need it or not.

    I wasn't fond of campy because I broke stuff on it a couple of times and I couldn't find parts locally. Ended up being down for a few days while I waited for parts to come in. It's also much more expensive here, so I stick with Shimano and Sram now. I'd like to try Microshift too just for kicks.

    Aesthetically they all have good points and bad points for me. Shimano cranks have gotten fugly. Record cranks have always been gorgeous. Not crazy about the shifters of either. Sram is probably the best looking to me across the group.
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    Mean people are like slinkys. They're really not worth much but still are rather entertaining to watch tumble down the stairs.

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