Posts written by Emiliano Jordan

2013

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Apr

Wax Finish on the Parlee CX Frame

Wolf’s Parlee Cyclocross Bike

It’s April, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about ‘cross.  In fact we’re getting CX bikes ready for both those that are well prepared and those that can’t stay off of dirt roads no matter what time of year it is.  I believe this cross bike belongs to the later a … Read More

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Mar

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Mar

From our Newsletter, using a Parts of Passion Top Cap.

Looking Back, Vol 2

We’ve started publishing a weekly update with some of the better images and articles we’ve seen around the web.  Here’s volume two for March 4th-8th. It was a big week as we found the last to be published indepth NAHBS articles and the warmer weather has been bringing us a lot of amazing images.

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Mar

On our build stand last week, Gold and White Parlee Z5 Sl

Looking Back

We’re going to start a little segment where we take a look back at what went on during the previous week.  This was a last minute decision and I’ll be making sure to bookmark more for you next week.  In the meantime take a look at what’s been going on on our Facebook page, Jason’s … Read More

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Feb

Crumpton SL Road

Custom Crumpton Sl Road Bike

With the 2012 Parlee Z5 SLi on sale and the 2013 Z5i now in stock we’ve been moving ahead building up a gaggle of new bikes. This got me thinking about all the completed bikes I haven’t posted yet. I decided to start with a not so recent SL Road build we worked on with Nick from Crumpton Cycles. Cutting-edge … Read More

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2012

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Oct

Custom Parlee Z5 with ENVE 6.7s

Sugarkane’s Parlee Z5

We hardly ever post bike builds that we don’t complete here at the shop but working with Sugarkane on this bike build has been one of our favorite projects. The build does a great job of focusing on weight but not emphasizing the ultra light over functionality and race worthy aerodynamics. The final build would hold up … Read More

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Aug

A Prototype of Alchemy's New ORC-UL

Alchemy Bicycle Works Update

Recently we were talking with Alchemy Bicycle Works about hubs and the results of our latest hub review. During this discussion we learned something interesting: their ORC hub is undergoing its first major re-design since its release 3.5 years ago. The new versions, expected in the next few months, will be designated the ORC-UL, and … Read More

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May

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Enve 8.9 Rims, Just Facts Ma’am

For the last several months there has been lots of anticipation about more Smart Enve System (SES) rims coming from Enve.  Last week we wrote about the new 6.7 and 3.4 clinchers and shortly after the new SES 8.9 tubulars showed up. We’ve now gotten them in stock and had a chance to play with … Read More

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