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1 bicycle (No. 6456089)

Total weight [kg]:

20

Distance: 1196.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Switzerland, Zurich, Zürich

30 Sep 2020

Delivery address and date

Denmark, Capital Region Of Denmark, Copenhagen

15 Oct 2020


Bicycles

Bike transport subcategory will be useful when you are planning a trip and you are in need of transporting your bike. Also it will be useful if you purchased a bike online and you want to transport it home. Another common reason for posting a listing in Bike Transport category 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 packaging. Of course, particularly if the bicycle has been used before, you may transport it without the packaging but you risk damaging more delicate parts of the bike (for example bicycle chain). If you are no longer in possession of the original package, make sure that you will find a container that will be the most similar in size and shape – the less empty space left after you place the bike in the package the better. Before you place the bike in the box, you may want to remove all the removable parts – for example lights or handlebars.  After you have removed mentioned parts, it is best to store them in separate container or wrap them in cardboard and then attach the elements to the bicycle frame. Additionally you should wrap the handlebars as well as the frame in bubble foil (the layer of bubble wrap should have at least 2 cm. Any protruding elements (like gears should be secured with cardboard overlay. Any empty space remaining in the container after placing the bike in should be filled with cloths, bubble wrap or sponges. Filling the empty space will help to minimize any shocks on the road as the bicycle will not be able to move around inside the packaging. Lastly, close the container and secure it with wide tape. 

If you would rather find a transport provider to transport your bike, you do not need to provide the materials required to safely ship your bicycle – the transport provider will be able to help you with that. Additionally, the transport provider usually can acquire professional packing materials which will assure that the bicycle will be moved as safely as possible.

Price of bicycle transportation

Cost of bicycle transportation mostly hinges on how long the route is and the size and weight of the cargo. Other price-defining factor is chosen unloading date (the tougher the deadline, the steeper the price).