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Old 03-18-19, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by 52telecaster View Post
its lower end than yours. Stamped rear dropouts. Its a terrific commuter and makes a nice touring bike with generous clearance. If i was careful i think it would do 35s and fenders on 700c wheels. She runs 32mm ride tours because they never flat and she doesnt want to deal with it. Ive seen her ride it 70 miles in a day so i know its a good bike.
OK. You don't see a lot of them in the States (but I've seen a few in Des Moines so someone sold them here) but Sekine was definitely one of the better Japanese brands back in the day with a unique twist because they were put together in Canada to avoid import duties I believe. They are well built bikes for sure.
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Old 03-18-19, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by 52telecaster View Post
Ive seen her ride it 70 miles in a day so i know its a good bike.
Good bike sure. Good Girlfriend to do 70 miles in a day.
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Old 03-18-19, 03:13 PM
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Lucky! The Aldi near me doesn't have a bike rack.
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Old 03-18-19, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Mule View Post
Good bike sure. Good Girlfriend to do 70 miles in a day.
damn straight!
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Old 03-18-19, 03:54 PM
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Aldi v. Lidl Bike Stuff?

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Plus, you can actually buy bike stuff at Aldi.
There is an Aldi-type store called Lidl that recently opened near me. (I think they're mainly East-Coast). I understand they have seasonal Bike stuff too. Anyone have experience with what they sell? I'm thinking it must be going on sale soon.
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Old 03-18-19, 05:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Bianchi84 View Post
There is an Aldi-type store called Lidl that recently opened near me. (I think they're mainly East-Coast). I understand they have seasonal Bike stuff too. Anyone have experience with what they sell? I'm thinking it must be going on sale soon.
I don't usually go to either but Lidl also has bike stuff. There are threads on both these stores and their bike accessories; pumps, bags, some tools, repair stands, etc. Somebody's bound to chime on stuff they've bought at the stores. Both beat Kroger and Food Lion for such goodies.

PSA: First Aldi, now Lidl
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Old 03-18-19, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by madpogue View Post
+1, and ironic how they shoot themselves in the foot, wrt. economy and quality of life. In this area, every place where bike infrastructure is improved, even with the local residences/businesses kicking and screaming, the local economy and property values/ratings improve.
I'm no expert on the subject, but a lot of stuff I've read agrees with you... bike/mup paths pay for themselves with improve commerce and local economy. Then there is the stubborn element, like me, who goes out of there way not to do any business with the city (I know, it probably doesn't amount to anything, other than to appease my own grumpster self).
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Old 03-19-19, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Bianchi84 View Post
There is an Aldi-type store called Lidl that recently opened near me. (I think they're mainly East-Coast). I understand they have seasonal Bike stuff too. Anyone have experience with what they sell? I'm thinking it must be going on sale soon.
I bought one helmet and cycling gloves for my wife eight years ago, have resulted good products so little they cost.
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Old 03-19-19, 03:44 PM
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Originally Posted by thumpism View Post
I don't usually go to either but Lidl also has bike stuff. There are threads on both these stores and their bike accessories; pumps, bags, some tools, repair stands, etc. Somebody's bound to chime on stuff they've bought at the stores. Both beat Kroger and Food Lion for such goodies.

PSA: First Aldi, now Lidl
Thanks for that link! And thanks @MarcoBianchi
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Old 03-21-19, 05:05 PM
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Originally Posted by uncle uncle View Post
Yes, yes I did.
Well let's fix THAT for you Sir!

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