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Cinelli Parallax 2016. Worth it?

Old 06-05-16, 12:05 PM
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Cinelli Parallax 2016. Worth it?

What do you guys think about the Cinelli Parallax 2016? Think it's worth the buy? Need opinions quick since I could get one soon lol.
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Old 06-05-16, 12:16 PM
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How is anyone supposed to realistically answer this question?

Cinelli obviously makes nice frames. If a 2016 Parallax is something you want to spend your money on, then it's worth it.
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I think he's more interested on our opinions of the paintjob on this year's parallax.

I personally like the 10 year anniversary version more. I believe the mash storeroom still has a few in stock.



My favorite is the 1st gen original though:


~~Nevertheless, a cinelli is of course worth it if you have the skrill to shell.
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Originally Posted by Leukybear View Post
I think he's more interested on our opinions of the paintjob on this year's parallax.

I personally like the 10 year anniversary version more. I believe the mash storeroom still has a few in stock.



My favorite is the 1st gen original though:


~~Nevertheless, a cinelli is of course worth it if you have the skrill to shell.

Yeah I just wanted to see everyone's opinions on the white/blue paintjob. Everyone in my area is so judgmental and because of that I need opinions from lots of people.
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Originally Posted by PrinceRein View Post
What do you guys think about the Cinelli Parallax 2016? Think it's worth the buy? Need opinions quick since I could get one soon lol.

The frame is worth it, I'm not sure I'd pay extra for those components attached to it tho.
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Personally, I really like that blue+white paint job. Your opinion is the only one that matters, though.
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Old 06-05-16, 01:56 PM
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Oh yeah, I forgot...paint job > frameset itself.

Carry on!
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Not really.
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I quite like the paint scheme myself, and the frame itself is awesome... BUT the opinions of others shouldn't be on the list of things you consider when purchasing a bike, especially when it comes to aestethics. It's going to be YOUR bike, not anyone else's.
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Originally Posted by mrjohnmalton View Post
I quite like the paint scheme myself, and the frame itself is awesome... BUT the opinions of others shouldn't be on the list of things you consider when purchasing a bike, especially when it comes to aestethics. It's going to be YOUR bike, not anyone else's.
True. Thanks or the help guys!
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toe overlap for dayyyyyyyyyyyysssss.
if ridden on track go for it, get a Vig or the new Bolt if riding on street.
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toe overlap for dayyyyyyyyyyyysssss.
if ridden on track go for it, get a Vig or the new Bolt if riding on street.
Great bike for walking to Starbucks.
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Oh yeah, I forgot...paint job > frameset itself.

Carry on!

True, you don't ride the paint job. However, most people don't want to ride (or buy) a bike they think is ugly, either.
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Originally Posted by pwebb View Post
toe overlap for dayyyyyyyyyyyysssss.
if ridden on track go for it, get a Vig or the new Bolt if riding on street.
I've heard that your crank arm could hit the tire. is it true?
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A friend of mine rides a 50cm and yes, his 165mm crank arms make contact with the front tire.
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A friend of mine rides a 50cm and yes, his 165mm crank arms make contact with the front tire.
Maybe he should try a 650c up front.
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
A friend of mine rides a 50cm and yes, his 165mm crank arms make contact with the front tire.

Is this common across sizes, or does it only affect the smaller sizes? If I'm reading the geo charts right it looks like the Bolt is only 8mm longer from BB to front axle, which would certainly be enough to mitigate crank overlap, but wouldn't there still be considerable toe overlap?
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I'm riding the 58. I only have toe overlap issued when I ride clips and straps. None when riding clipless.
Also, the Cyan/White paint scheme is rad. I sorta wish I went for the black/charcoal finish. The OG white version is still pretty great, though.

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Originally Posted by pwebb View Post
toe overlap for dayyyyyyyyyyyysssss.
if ridden on track go for it, get a Vig or the new Bolt if riding on street.
I cant find info on the bolt, could you link me?
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i'm no expert on bike paint jobs, but i cant see why everyone likes it so much.... looks like something off of a flyer you'd find in a hospital to me. just replace "Cinelli" with "living with disabilities" or "a life in recovery"
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Originally Posted by PrinceRein View Post
Yeah I just wanted to see everyone's opinions on the white/blue paintjob. Everyone in my area is so judgmental and because of that I need opinions from lots of people.
If you like it why worry about what people in your area say? You'll be the one riding it, not them.
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Do I like mine? Yeah. It's a 52 in blue/white. Or "Cyanotype" as they call it. Whatever the fk that means. Do I get significant toe overlap? Yeah. Has it caused me to lay the bike down or anything? No.

Can I possibly tell you if this is the frame for you? No. Here's mine, by the way. In case this will somehow help you decide.


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Or "Cyanotype" as they call it. Whatever the fk that means.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyanotype
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actually pretty neat, TILS
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