1 bicicleta (No. 4523601)

1 bicicleta

Total weight [kg]:

10.00

Distance: 637.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Spain, Comunidad De Madrid, Madrid

From 16 Oct 2019 to 18 Oct 2019

Delivery address and date

Spain, Balearic Islands, Palma

Flexible dates


Bicycles

Bicycle transport section comes in handy when you are going on a trip and you are in need of shipping your vehicle. You may also use it if you purchased a bicycle online and you want to ship it home. Other typical reason for creating a listing in Bicycle Transport subsection is wanting to transport a bike as a gift to someone.

Preparing a bicycle for transportation

The best box in which you can transport a bike is its original package. Of course, especially if the bike is not brand new, you can ship it without the box but it poses the risk of damaging more fragile elements of the bicycle (like bicycle gears). If you are no longer in possession of the original box, make sure that you will acquire a box that will be the most similar in size and shape – the less free space left after putting the bike in the package the better. Before placing the bicycle in the package, you may want to remove all the mobile elements – for example lights or saddles.  Once you have detached mentioned parts, it is best to store them in smaller container or at least wrap them in cardboard and then attach them to the bike frame. Furthemore it is a good idea to wrap the handlebars and the frame in bubble wrap (the layer of bubble foil should have at least 2 cm. Any protruding parts (like bolts should be secured with cardboard overlay. All of the empty space left in the container after placing your bicycle in ought to be filled with paper, styrofoam or sponges. Filling the empty space will help to absorb jolting during shipping as the bicycle will not be able to move around inside the packaging. The last step is closing the container and securing it with wide tape. 

If you want to search for a transport provider to transport your bike, you don’t have to worry about providing the materials needed to safely transport your bike – the transport provider can do that for you. Additionally, the transport provider usually has access to professional packing materials which will assure that your bicycle will be moved as safely as possible.

Price of bicycle transportation

Price of bicycle shipping mostly depends on the route length as well as the size and weight of the loads. Other price-defining factor is desired unloading date (the tougher the deadline, the steeper the price).