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North American Handmade Bicycle Show, February 28, 2009

Vanilla Bicycles introduces its third Speedvagen model
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The massive 15mm-wide dropouts
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The production dropouts will be fully boxed-in.
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It's hard to tell but there's a new Chris King InSet
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The cut-out Speedvagen logo
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Sacha White does his own version
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The custom head is made of stainless steel
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This year's Speedvagen road bike
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The dramatically shaped seat stays
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Tiny housing stops are elegant and functional
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Only a lucky few get to ride a bike with this logo.
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This beautiful townie
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Registered graphics make for a racy look.
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As is fast becoming a Vanilla trademark,
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A neatly done chain guard
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Yes, folks, even the display stands are creative.
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Mud anyone?
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White's Vanilla and Speedvagen brands
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Parlee showed off its latest options for its flagship Z1.
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The integrated seatmast is topped with a Ritchey head.
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This one also utilizes the BB30 standard
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Parlee doesn't use a metallic sleeve for the press-in bearings,
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Parlee's track-specific Z1 is also now in production.
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The dropouts are made from both titanium and carbon fiber.
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This particular Z1 Track belongs to Jackie Simes IV,
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Parlee's new 'cross bike is also ready for the mud.
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Carbon fiber top tube housing stops
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Even the brake housing stop is carbon fiber.
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The front derailleur pulley mount is an exercise in overkill.
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This single-speed Parlee belt-drive 'cross bike
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Parlee's dropout design is already well suited
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Naturally, Parlee made their own spacers
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The Parlee Z4 is what is used by the Fly V Australia team
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Unlike the Z1, Z2, and Z3,
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Fancy a Parlee for some wet-weather riding?
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Sure, you can put fenders on that!
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Yes, even Parlee's fender mounts are carbon.
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The lower fender mounts are neatly integrated
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Optional 'ghost' lettering makes for a stealthy look.
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Roland Della Santa celebrates forty years of framebuilding
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Della Santa is limiting production to just twenty framesets
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Della Santa says that just prepping the lugs
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The seat cluster includes added-on points
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In keeping with the intended 70s look,
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Three slots are hand-cut into the bottom bracket shell.
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Does your steel frame look this clean even on the inside?
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Campagnolo bits are used throughout.
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Della Santa prefers horizontal dropouts
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Fork tips and crown are both chromed.
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This Della Santa belongs to long-time admirer
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