Aldi Specials

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby jasonc » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:35 am

plenty of bike maintenance stands, bikes and unicycles left at mount ommaney qld.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby flow.rider » Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:42 pm

Repair stand is great value at $40. Very sturdy and solid.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby mddawson » Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:32 pm

flow.rider wrote:Repair stand is great value at $40. Very sturdy and solid.


A few months ago I paid $125 for an identical stand from Anaconda and that was on special! Currently Pushys at Fyshwick are selling them for $99!

I got a second one from Aldi as I want to try and modify the bike clamp into a quick release clamp.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby DavidTomic » Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:16 pm

Got me a unicycle today ... w00t!

Now we just need custom rankings on the Strava leader boards. Men, Women ... & Clowns! :P
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Mulger bill » Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:08 pm

No unis at my local :(

Heading down to visit the olds in Deer Park tomorrow, fingers crossed.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby sunho » Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:37 am

5+ at top Ryde shopping centre NSW. Went this mornin

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby jasonc » Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:58 am

DavidTomic wrote:Now we just need custom rankings on the Strava leader boards. Men, Women ... & Clowns! :P


I think Colin would take offence to that
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby gorilla monsoon » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:18 am

flow.rider wrote:Repair stand is great value at $40. Very sturdy and solid.


Grabbed me one on Saturday. Took 5 minutes to unpack and put together (follwing the instructions, please note!) and its a real ripper. Sensational value at $40 and way better than trying to work on the bikes while they are hanging from the garage ceiling.

I got mine from the Glendale store on Saturday afternoon and there were still plenty there.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby zakka101 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:25 am

yep picked one up myself at the greensborough aldi store, 40 bucks and its sturdy as hell. never had a stand before but after just taking 5-10 mins to put together and working on my roadie ITS SO MUCH EASIER TO TUNE EVERYTHING. im a happy man!
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:30 am

gorilla monsoon wrote:(following the instructions, please note!)

:shock: :wink:

Three unis at Sunshine yesterday, all in extremely well trashed boxes. Passed.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Scarfy96 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:58 am

DavidTomic wrote:Got me a unicycle today ... w00t!

Now we just need custom rankings on the Strava leader boards. Men, Women ... & Clowns! :P


:D

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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Scarfy96 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:00 am

flow.rider wrote:Repair stand is great value at $40. Very sturdy and solid.


Another +1 on this.

Had mine for a year now, no regrets at all.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby smithcorp » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:37 am

Picked up a repair stand on saturday - fantastic thing for $40!

Also bought the pannier rack and bags for my wife's mountain bike for rides to the shops - not so good. Not very sturdy connection to the seatpost (the rack cantilevers from the seatpost only, and can rotate, even with the QR clamp done up very tight) and the bags are likely to come into contact with the rear wheel. They even 'feature' a strap on the side to connect the bags to the rack (where they hang down beside the rear wheel), which when you tighten it, leaves a long tail of the strap to get tangled in the spokes. No easy way to secure it.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby ColinOldnCranky » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:11 pm

jasonc wrote:
DavidTomic wrote:Now we just need custom rankings on the Strava leader boards. Men, Women ... & Clowns! :P


I think Colin would take offence to that

Actually I was thinking that a special group for clowns would make my numbers look far more flattering. :lol: Despite all my efforts, in the Bike JOurnal listing I am struggling to maintain my spot in the top 100. And inside the thousand internationally.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby WMC1 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:55 pm

My wife picked up three helmets the other day. great value for $12.99 each.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby mddawson » Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:57 am

For anyone who bought a repair stand, make sure it has the blue soft plastic grips on the clamp as mine was missing all four. Luckly Aldi still had some stands out the back so I was able to replace it.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Slow6 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:32 am

Another glowing report for the repair stand. Got one in Bendigo, dozens there. Very good stand for the $$
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby mddawson » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:32 pm

Action Video Camera $69.99

Ideal for most sports
Sensor: 5 megapixel 1/2.33" CCD with motion detection
Recording time: up to 3 hours with a fully charged battery
Includes 4GB micro SD memory card, USB charger, bicycle holder, fastening ribbon, bag, USB/Video cable and CD with PC Cam
Video Resolution: HD 1280 x 720 (720p/30fps)
Object Lens: 120° Wide Angle
Focal Length: 2.5mm
4 x White LED Lights
4 x Infrared LED Lights for Night Mode
Motion Detect
Waterproof up to 30m
Rechargeable Built In Battery

http://aldi.com.au/au/html/offers/2827_24671.htm
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Wal42 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:02 pm

mddawson wrote:Action Video Camera $69.99

Ideal for most sports
Sensor: 5 megapixel 1/2.33" CCD with motion detection
Recording time: up to 3 hours with a fully charged battery
Includes 4GB micro SD memory card, USB charger, bicycle holder, fastening ribbon, bag, USB/Video cable and CD with PC Cam
Video Resolution: HD 1280 x 720 (720p/30fps)
Object Lens: 120° Wide Angle
Focal Length: 2.5mm
4 x White LED Lights
4 x Infrared LED Lights for Night Mode
Motion Detect
Waterproof up to 30m
Rechargeable Built In Battery

<a class="vglnk" title="Link added by VigLink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" href="http://aldi.com.au/au/html/offers/2827_24671.htm"><span>http</span><span>://</span><span>aldi</span><span>.</span><span>com</span><span>.</span><span>au</span><span>/</span><span>au</span><span>/</span><span>html</span><span>/</span><span>offers</span><span>/</span><span>2827</span><span>_</span><span>24671</span><span>.</span><span>htm</span></a>




What a shite, it's a kaiser baas without the name on it.

My kaiser baas cost me $85 from the westfarmers office supply warehouse, works great, records in 20 minute blocks, battery lasts exactly 3 hours.

Wish I'd seen that one, would have saved myself $15, so I'll give it a thumbs up, if you can't get that one (they are notorious for being 'out of stock'), you can try the other joint ($95 when not on special), but I'd try to talk them down to $85, by pointing out the supermarket one is the same camera.


If you want to see the quality of the video it takes, check out my you tube link for last Saturday's Retro Riverloop Raturday ride, I post up the videos on Sunday, the last 2 weeks have been with the kaiser video cam.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY1w9EWrFMc
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby mddawson » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:30 pm

Wal42 wrote:What a shite, it's a kaiser baas without the name on it.

My kaiser baas cost me $85 from the westfarmers office supply warehouse, works great, records in 20 minute blocks, battery lasts exactly 3 hours.

Wish I'd seen that one, would have saved myself $15, so I'll give it a thumbs up, if you can't get that one (they are notorious for being 'out of stock'), you can try the other joint ($95 when not on special), but I'd try to talk them down to $85, by pointing out the supermarket one is the same camera.


If you want to see the quality of the video it takes, check out my you tube link for last Saturday's Retro Riverloop Raturday ride, I post up the videos on Sunday, the last 2 weeks have been with the kaiser video cam.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY1w9EWrFMc


Was at the store when it opened so I got a camera. I think they only had one box as they were sold out 15 minutes later.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby brett.hooker » Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:41 pm

Got one at 8:30am from the Kelvin Grove aldi. Now it goes under the tree for 10 days...

Might track down a larger micro sd card in the meantime, as the included 4gb card may not be enough for three hours...
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby Wal42 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:00 am

I thought as much, anyone else, take the supermarket ad to the office warehouse joint & try to get them to match the price.


Brett, I'm using a 16gb 10 speed card in mine, have run the battery out (3 hours remember) a few times, it doesn't stop because of memory but battery life. Unless you're doing around or over 100 kms you'll be ok.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby RonK » Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:13 am

Wal42 wrote:My kaiser baas cost me $85 from the westfarmers office supply warehouse, works great, records in 20 minute blocks, battery lasts exactly 3 hours.

Yeah, I bought one too, before upgrading to a GoPro.

I've only used it a couple of times. Don't want it and open to offers - pickup from Bris CBD only. PM me an offer.
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby brett.hooker » Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:30 am

Thanks Wal...

I will grab 16gb 10x.

Would have run it out today; first ever MTB ride today and oh my goodness... Three sisters out at Ferny Grove... I set a new standard for slow... :-) Perhaps the Samford to Dayborough round trip beforehand slowed me down... ;-)
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Re: Aldi Specials

Postby mddawson » Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:07 pm

Saturday 27 April

Bikemate Bicycle Computer $7.99 (wired)
Footpump: $12.99
Light Set: $9.99 (looks rather large)
Bike Saddles $14.99 (look like gel saddles - 3 styles - road, mountain bike & exercise bike)
Gel Saddle Covers $6.99 (3 styles - as above)
Adult Helmets $16.99 (fitted with rear facing led light)
12L Rucksack $14.99
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