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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby Kitehume » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:48 pm

Ouch that hurts. Might as well be made of unobtainium if that’s the price.

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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby Greenturtle » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:12 am

“Were the same prices earlier today?! I don't remember seeing 3099,00 € (shipping excl.!!!) when I fist opened the link. :?:

Coronation definitely raised the price a few hundred since the link got posted.

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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby grigorib » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:38 am

I guess above answers questions whether new material is affordable

There was a niche price range between Core and foil kites and it’s filled now. Good to know

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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby bragnouff » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:57 am

at the same time, there's no reason why a German shop would be the best way to purchase some canadian made kites. Right?
To this day, this shop is the only one offering this product, and it's just a pre-order anyway, and maybe OR haven't yet unraveled their sales plan. So by all accounts, it can be considered bullshit. Either clickbait to get attention to their kiteshop or they're genuinely aiming to capture the elusive customer who can't wait for wider availability, and who's ready to put more money on the table to score a win at the gear wank competition.
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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby alford » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:49 am

So much for the speculation that it might add another $100 to a kite.
I think most people would rather have two "conventional" kites than one Aluua.

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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby lederhosen » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:32 am

A webshop is trolling the eager costumer, very funny! Coronation is a good shop, i have bought several things from them.

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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby pmaggie » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:01 am

Product disappeared from the site. I think OR took action...

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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby BWD » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:25 pm

I would not take that german shop price too seriously, whether they try to price gouge on the new rags or not...

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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby Foxi » Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:13 pm

availability Nov means they missed european 2019 season anyway and spring 2020 will provide a clearer view on the light lightwind LEIs coming up.
Kauper XT just started with a direct selling 3-strut Foil optimised LEI in just the opposite price direction. I doubt OR to realise to high a premium in the german market. The brand recognition was much to low in the past.

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Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Postby windmaker » Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:55 pm

lederhosen wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:32 am
A webshop is trolling the eager costumer, very funny! Coronation is a good shop, i have bought several things from them.
Some shops do it all the time (king of watersports in the UK, Flysurf in France) advertising products or pretending they are in stock ahead of their release. Sad but nothing new.


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