Lidl offers..5th July.....workstand

by colhum1   June 29, 2012  

Lidl have some cycling offers..
5th July..... Work stand is reasonable
http://www.lidl.co.uk/cps/rde/xchg/lidl_uk/hs.xsl/offerdate.htm?offerdat...

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I've been looking for a workstand, but they're pretty pricey, so been waiting for just such an offer to come up at either Lidl or Aldi. Thanks for the heads up.

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posted by notfastenough [3640 posts]
29th June 2012 - 8:41

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I got one of these when they were last in store - very stable, a good weight and easly to use.

Tapered tubes need a bit of packing to grip solidly... I use thick 'pipe-lagging'.

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posted by nemysys [50 posts]
29th June 2012 - 9:28

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i payed £39.75 for what look's identical to the Lidl's stand. Crying Crying

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posted by RobeH [35 posts]
29th June 2012 - 13:45

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I bought one from Lidl 2 years ago. I think it's brilliant for the money, Hafords do one for £99.99 but doesn't look any better. I've not used any other stand so I can't compare. I was happy using my turbo trainer to adjust gears or just turning the bike upside down, on the floor or on my Black and Decker - I only decided to buy a stand 'cos it looked a great buy for the money. I would not have spent much more....

posted by aljohn [5 posts]
16th July 2012 - 15:32

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This seems like a good buy - it's really sturdy, those four legs aren't going anywhere. Agreed about a bit of lagging for the tube clamp, and the widget for holding the handlebars in place seems like a bit of an afterthought, but overall really pleased with it.

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posted by notfastenough [3640 posts]
17th July 2012 - 12:39

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Well I splashed out too and I am surprised by the quality...very good.
My 'widget thing' to stabilise the wheel/ bars was missing though Surprise
Well with a 3 year guarantee..... I sent them an email on the Thurs night...
got a 'sorry' email back from Germany within an hour.
Saturday morning UPS on the door step with the part. Big Grin
Can't complain about that...!!!!

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posted by colhum1 [98 posts]
17th July 2012 - 17:56

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Blimey!

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posted by notfastenough [3640 posts]
17th July 2012 - 19:35

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This is happening again! Just grabbed one for 30 quid. Bear in mind it's a heavy and bulky bugger, so is a bit of an arse to get home if you're on your bike.

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posted by bashthebox [762 posts]
12th July 2013 - 12:53

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