Parlee Cycles Z4 Road Bike

5/5 (3 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Frame: Z4 55cm
  • Cassette: Dura Ace 11-23
  • Handlebar: KCNC SC Force
  • Seat post: KCNC Scandium Ti Pro Lite
  • Saddle: Fizik Arione Ti


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Machineman a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 5, 2010

Strengths:    Light weight
Vibration dampening
Feel
comfort
Custom paint and setup if desired


Weaknesses:    Can be a bit pricey but worth it

Bottom Line:   
This is the most awesome bike I have ever ridden. I had a steel frame bike for years and wanted something new. I ride about 150 miles a week so I needed a nice bike. I tried many different full carbon road bikes both more and less expensive than the Z4. A few came close but most were no contest. Every time I ride this bike is great, like driving an expensive sports car. I cant wait to ride it. It is way smoother than my high end steel frame bike and way more responsive. I may not be much faster on it but it sure feels like it. I would recommend this bike to anyone wanting a high performance road bike. I paid $1600 for the frame and fork slightly used.

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Favorite Ride:   Parlee z4

Price Paid:    $1600.00

Purchased At:   Momentum cycles fres

Similar Products Used:   Look 595
Torelle
Many other high end carbon bikes tested


Bike Setup:   Parlee Z4 frame
Edge fork
Duraace 7800
Willams x30 wheels
Fsa cranks


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tom Ingersoll a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 19, 2009

Strengths:    Very comfortable on long rides.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Very responsive. Light yet solid. Very comfortable on long rides. I have been riding an aluminum bike and really notice the difference in comfort. I am over 200lbs and the lightweight frame feels plenty stiff and rugged.

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Favorite Ride:   Solvang Century

Price Paid:    $2500.00

Purchased At:   Cyclewerks

Bike Setup:   SRAM Red grupo, Mavic Ksyrium sl wheel set, sdg seat and post, ritchy stem,


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by titusman a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: February 12, 2009

Strengths:    parlee's experience with carbon, quality and beautiful construction. Perfect balance of stiffness/compliance.

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
Loved the bike the first demo ride and had to buy it. More compliant than my 84' paramount but quick, snappy and accelerates like nothing else. And light!!!!Hey my last new roadbike was from taiwan 30 years ago. durace 7800 drivetrain is very smooth/quiet.

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Favorite Ride:   el tour de tucson

Purchased At:   fairwheel bikes

Similar Products Used:   waterford paramount, colango c50, tested-cervelo r3, trek madone

Bike Setup:   kcnc brakes/crank/bars/stem/bars, hed bastogne wheels and durace.



Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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