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Monday
Jul222013

Support the PMC - Win a Z5i!!!

 

In less than three weeks someone will be the proud owner of a new Parlee Z5i. It could be you!!!!
 
With 2 1/2 weeks to go before PMC Weekend, the response to our Parlee Bicycle Fundraiser is picking up steam. For those of you who have purchased tickets, thanks so much for your participation and your support. If you haven't yet gotten in on the action, the time is now!!!!! Once again, here are the details on the exciting opportunity to own a brand, spankin' new Parlee Zsi Ultegra. 
 
Parlee Cycles of Beverly http://www.parleecycles.com/intro/ and Grace Bicycles of Holliston http://gracebicycles.com/articles/about-us-pg55.htm have teamed up to benefit the Pan Mass Challenge by donating a Parlee Z5i with full Ultegra Gruppo to Team Kermit as a PMC fundraiser.
 
Parlee Zsi
Check out these specs:
Z5i Ultegra
Shimano Ultegra Rear Derailleur
Shimano Ultegra Front Derailleur
Cane Creek Carbon Headset
Parlee PF30 Bottom Bracket
Shimano Ultegra Crankset
Shimano Ultegra Brakes
Shimano Ultegra Shifters
Shimano Ultegra Cassette
Shimano Ultegra Chain
3T Pro Handlebar
3T ARX Pro Stem
Shimano Ultegra Wheelset
3T Pro Seatpost
Fizik Arione Kium Saddle (saddle can be swapped based on availability and stock)
 
For the complete story on the Z5i go to: http://www.parleecycles.com/z5i-overview/ and if you're curious about what the pros think about the Z5i look here: http://www.pelotonmagazine.com/Goods/content/11/2273/Parlee-Z5i
 
The Z5i frameset http://www.parleecycles.com/z5i-geometry, is priced at $4000 and is designed to accommodate both traditional shifting and electronic components. Included in the package is the complete build and pro fit by Roy Cervantes of Grace Bicycles. Selecting the appropriate frame size is part of the package. The personal, professional fit by Roy alone is a $550 value. And the value of the gruppo and the rest of the components? Well, you can see that this is a very high end ride!
 
"So, how do I get this incredible bike?" Team Kermit is holding a drawing to raise money for the PMC. The drawing will take place after PMC Weekend, Monday, August 5.
 
Here's what you do:
 
-Tickets are $25 ea. Purchase as many tickets as you like! There is a very modest reserve to cover some of the bike costs. Though I fully expect the reserve to be met, if it is not, all funds will be promptly returned to the participants.
 
-To purchase tickets send a check make out to Branfman/Team Kermit to my address; 43 Chinian Path, Newton, MA 02459. Include your full contact information.
 
-Ticket purchases will be accepted until August 5, 6PM Eastern time.
 
-The drawing will be held that evening and the winner announced to the public via email the next day. The winner will be contacted by email and phone.
 
-The process of frame size selection, custom fit, bicycle build, and final delivery will then be arranged. There are also options for upgrades in componentry which would be the responsibility of the winner.
 
So what are you waiting for? Purchase your tickets early and often. Please share this with your cycling friends and any other cycling lists that you may be a member of. With the limited community that this is being circulated through, your chances of winning are high! This is an opportunity to be riding a top-of-the-line, semi custom bicycle AND to help support a critical cause that we all have a connection to. Whether you are a PMCer or not, join in the excitement and think of the possibility of having this bike in your stable.