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Travelling with a bike

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Jul 2013
5:56pm, 8 Jul 2013
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It has a couple of wheels but the handle is awkward for pulling it, so I attach a small strap to the front 'fixing' strap and pull it on that...
Jul 2013
6:00pm, 8 Jul 2013
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Hann, can I ask you what you did with it when you got to your destination? I.e. assuming you did some cycle touring or something - e.g. not stopping in a hotel - does it fold down/collapse into something a bit smaller that can then be stored somewhere - also useful for storage of it at home?
Jul 2013
6:06pm, 8 Jul 2013
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I kept it where I was staying, i.e. hotel/appartment/villa... You do need to make sure you book transport that can cater for a bike box at the other end... i.e. hire an estate car or book a taxi that can fit a bike box in the back...
Jul 2013
6:07pm, 8 Jul 2013
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When I am doing the Great Divide, I will ship the box from one airport to the other...
Jul 2013
6:18pm, 8 Jul 2013
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Flown 6 times with my padded bag and will be flying again this Saturday with it and never had any damage to frame or wheels. Okay all the frames have been alloy but I bet a bog standard cheap carbon had thicker stronger tubes than my s-works had.
Jul 2013
8:56pm, 8 Jul 2013
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Excellent, thanks Hann. I dont like the idea of it resting on the base.
I will probably get one of those unless anybody else has an opinion???

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