Custom Parlee Z-Zero Disc

Helping our customers with special custom builds such as this Parlee Z-Zero Disc is a painstaking, but ultimately rewarding process. From the initial contact, to component selection, and professional assembly, we take pride in our ability to listen to our client’s needs and concerns while injecting our own expertise into the conversation. The owner of this truly immaculate bicycle began his search with a request for a specific high-end road bike from a major bicycle manufacturer. However, through the process of weeding through the countless options, he ultimately decided to build his personal dream bike, a handmade-in-the-USA, wax-finished Parlee Z-Zero. The decision to go with the leading edge in component technology led to the choice of disc brakes, with Shimano’s flawless Di2 electronic shifting and German MCFK lightweight carbon cockpit. We kept the build as clean as possible, with stealth wire routing and a wide use of matte-finished carbon fiber to match the frame. To add a special touch, we used a modest selection red custom-anodized components. The bike wasn’t necessarily built to be lightweight, but when finished came in at a respectable 14.3 pounds without pedals.

Build List
Frame Parlee Z-Zero Disc
Fork Enve Road Disc Fork (1-1/4″ Flat Mount)
Crankarms Thm Clavicula SE – custom anodized
BB THM PF30 Bottom Bracket – custom anodized + HSC Hybrid Ceramic Upgrade
Chainrings Praxis Buzz Road Chainring Set (52/36)
Chainring bolts Parts of Passion Chainring Bolts (Red)
Bars Mcfk Carbon Road Handlebar (42 cm)
Handlebar Tape Specialized S-Wrap Roubaix (Black)
Handlebar Plugs Shimano EW-RS910 A-Junction
Shift Levers Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 Hydraulic ST-9170
Caliper Mount bolts Titanium
Stem Mcfk Carbon Stem (100mm 6°) + Mcfk Carbon Stem Hardware Kit (Red)
Saddle Selle Italia SLR Kit Carbonio Flow S2 CarboKeramic (Black)
Seatpost Mcfk Carbon Offset Seatpost (31.6mm – 300mm) + Parts of Passion Seatpost Yokes (M5 Red)
Headset Cane Creek AER Series II Upper (IS41 Short) + AER Series II Lower (IS47/33)
Top Cap, Bolt, Expander EE Cycleworks + Carbon-Ti Top Cap Bolt (Red)
Spacers Fair Wheel Bikes Lightweight Carbon Headset Spacers
Front Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 FD-R9150 + Parlee Carbon Braze-On Adapter Clamp
Rear Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 RD-R9150 + Custom Anodized Bolt Kit
Chain Shimano Dura-Ace CN-HG901-11
Brake Rotors Carbon-Ti X-Rotor SteelCarbon 2 (160mm)
Brake Rotor Bolts Far and Near Titanium Rotor Bolts
Thru Axles DT Swiss RWS Plug-In
Seat collar Parlee Z-Zero + Titanium Bolt (M6x18)
Bottle Cages Arundel Mandible w/ Parlee logo
Handbuilt wheelset
Front Hub Carbon-Ti X-Hub SP Disc Front Hub (24h – 12×100)
Rear Hub Carbon-Ti X-Hub SP Disc Rear Hub (24h – 12×142 – Shimano 11)
Rims Enve 3.4 Disc Tubeless
Spokes Sapim CX-Ray Straight Pull Black
Nipples Sapim Internal Alloy Nipples
Cassette Shimano Dura-Ace CS-R9100 (11-30)
Tires Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless (700×25)
 

 

One comment on “Custom Parlee Z-Zero Disc”

  1. Fair Wheel Bikes says:

    Review from the owner of this Z-Zero Disc:

    Fair Wheel Bikes is clearly the leader in the bicycle community. My experience with Richard at Fair Wheel was extraordinary!! He expertly navigated me to my “dream bike.” Richard went above and beyond to ensure that the quest for my dream bike was a success.

    Words cannot express how truly grateful I am for the time and effort he invested throughout the process. He carefully listened to all of my wishes and desires and built the most incredible bike for me that is beyond what i ever imagined.

    I look forward to continuing my relationship with Fair Wheel Bikes and Richard for years to come.

    If you are in the market for state-of-the-art, high-end components or a complete bike that is above and beyond any brand bike on the market, I encourage you to contact Fair Wheel Bikes. I promise, you will not be disappointed!!

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