1 bicicleta (No. 5329954)

1 bicicleta

Total weight [kg]:

25.00

Distance: 1617.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Amsterdam

From 29 Jan 2020 to 30 Jan 2020

Delivery address and date

Spain, Castile And León, Palencia

From 4 Feb 2020 to 5 Feb 2020


Bicycles

Bicycle transport subsection comes in handy when you are planning vacation and you need to ship your vehicle. You may also use it if you bought a bicycle online and you need to ship it home. Other frequent reason for posting a listing in Bike Transport subcategory is wanting to transport a bike as a gift to someone.

Preparing a bike for shipping

The safest box in which you can ship a bicycle is its original packaging. Of course, especially if the bicycle has been used before, you may ship it without the container but it poses the risk of damaging more delicate parts of the vehicle (like bicycle gears). If you are no longer in possession of the original box, make sure that you will find a box that will be the most fitting in size and shape – the less free space left after placing the bike in the package the better. Before placing the bicycle in the container, you may want to remove all the removable parts – like lights or saddles.  After you have detached mentioned elements, it is safest to place them in smaller box or at least enclose them in cardboard and then secure the elements to the bike frame. Furthemore it is best to wrap the handlebars and the frame in bubble wrap (the layer of bubble wrap should have at least 2 centimeters. All of the protruding elements (such as gears should be secured with cardboard overlay. Any free space remaining in the container after putting the bike in ought to be filled with cloths, bubble wrap or sponges. Filling the free space will help to minimize jostling during shipping because the bike will be unable to move around in the box. Lastly, close the container and secure it with wide tape. 

If you want to search for a transport provider to ship the bicycle, you don’t need to provide the materials required to safely ship your bicycle – the transport provider will be able to take care of that for you. Furthemore, the transport provider often can acquire professional packing materials which will assure that the bike will be transported as safely as possible.

Price of bike transportation

Cost of bike transportation mostly depends on the route length and the size and weight of the cargo. Other price-defining factor is chosen unloading date (the tougher the deadline, the steeper the price).