LIDL kit part 2

Discussion in 'Bikes and Buying Advice - What Bike?' started by GazK, 22 Apr 2010.

  1. PpPete

    PpPete Guru

    Chandler's Ford
    No toolkits in my Lidl today either.
    Still managed to spend over £30 to get my £5 off though.

    They did have a few pairs of shoes, but this year's model, & although it looks better than last years are not the right shape for my feet.
  2. mr_cellophane

    mr_cellophane Guru

    Yep - just the one at Laindon - now none there either. :evil:
  3. beatlejuice

    beatlejuice Gently does it...

    Mid Hampshire
    Try the Gosport branch porkypete. They had about 10 left and I got one. Now I need to find those YouTube video to see how to use them!
  4. guitarpete247

    guitarpete247 Just about surviving

    Went into the Lidl in Hinkley, Leics. They had the toolkit which I bought. The also had a few pairs of shoes left if anyone near here is after a pair.
    The toolkit looks reasonable and will supplement the tools I already have. I also bought the pump, the chaincleaner and a couple of pairs of socks as quite a few CCers have rated them.
  5. Muddyfox

    Muddyfox Veteran

    The Lidl i went to in Exeter this morning had the tool kits and shoes

    i got a new cycling jacket (looks very good) for £7.99 and i got the shoes and a few more pairs of socks

  6. Armegatron

    Armegatron Active Member

    Got the toolkit - dont even know what half of them do! ;)
  7. Bandini

    Bandini Guest

    Anyone bought a jacket - they have 'em in a store about 10 miles away, and I was thinking of biking over this afty? Not a great ride, so will go elsewhere if they are not worth it.
  8. eldudino

    eldudino Bike Fluffer

    I've just bought a jacket and two pair of socks. The jacket packs up to the size of about two packets of fags, ideal for hanging off your saddle during a sportive/long ride in case of rain. It says 'water resistant' and I guess it's that and that only. I bought it as I wanted something to keep me dry-ish if there's a big downpour when I'm out on a long summer ride. Not expecting great results but I imagine that it'll perform ok for £8.99. I got a medium and the fit didn't seem too bad, I had a microfleece on under it though but it's not a horrendously baggy cut.
  9. just jim

    just jim Guest

    The cassette lockring removers don't seem to fit shimano cassettes. The rest of it is ok though.
  10. Monsieur Remings

    Monsieur Remings Veteran

    Yatton UK
    Does that mean that the cassette removal for a Shimano cassette is out of the question with this toolkit then?
  11. Manonabike

    Manonabike Über Member

    I bought the tool box 2 years ago and cassette locking remover definitely works with shimano casstettes. It might be different now but I doubt it.
  12. bauldbairn

    bauldbairn New Member

    Don't know if anyone's mentioned it already but the Aldi stuff is recommended by with the quote "Cycling Talk - You can always tell when Aldi has cycling gear in, because you go on the club's Saturday run and they're all wearing it!" ;)

    It was in their free brochure in today's newspaper in Scotland. :smile:

    edit; Doh!!! Just noticed this on the Aldi thread!!!!:biggrin:
  13. Banjo

    Banjo Fuelled with Jelly Babies

    South Wales
    Used mine last week to transfer Shimano cassette to new wheel. fitted perfectly.Wonderr if not all the toolkits are the same?
  14. chemswot

    chemswot New Member

    Looked in 3 London Lidls! No toolkits... ;)
    Might try my luck once more...

    Do they really go that quickly?
  15. Banjo

    Banjo Fuelled with Jelly Babies

    South Wales
    Your lucky . After having a Halfords Appolo Hybrid I know what they all do :-)
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