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1 eletric bicycle (No. 6622084)

1 eletric bicycle

Total weight [kg]:

25

Distance: 305.00 km

Pick-up address and date

United Kingdom, Scotland, Rutherglen

Flexible dates

Delivery address and date

United Kingdom, Lancashire, Ribchester

Flexible dates


Bicycles

Bike transport subcategory comes in handy when you are going on vacation and you need to ship your vehicle. Also it will be useful if you purchased a bike online and you ought to transport it home. Other common reason for posting a listing in Bike Transport section is wanting to ship a bicycle as a gift to someone.

Preparing a bike for transportation

The safest container in which you can transport a bike is its original packaging. Of course, particularly if the bicycle is not brand new, you may ship it without the container but it poses the risk of damaging more fragile parts of the bicycle (like bicycle chain). If you are no longer in possession of the original box, try to acquire a container that is the most fitting in size and shape – the less empty space left after putting the bike in the package the better. Before placing the bicycle in the box, you may want to remove all the removable parts – e.g. lights or saddles.  Once you have removed mentioned elements, it is safest to place them in separate package or enclose them in cardboard and secure the elements to the bike frame. Furthemore it is a good idea to wrap the handlebars as well as the frame in bubble foil (the layer of bubble wrap should be at least 2 centimeters thick. All of the protruding parts (for example gears should be protected with cardboard overlay. All of the free space remaining in the container after placing the bike in has to be filled with cloths, bubble wrap or sponges. Filling the empty space will help to reduce any shocks during shipping because the bike will not be able to move around in the box. Lastly, close the box and secure it with wide tape. 

If you decide to search for a transport provider to ship the bike, you do not have to worry about providing the materials needed to secure your bike for the transport – the transport provider can do that for you. Additionally, the transport provider often has access to professional packing materials which will assure that your bicycle will be shipped as safely as possible.

Cost of bicycle transportation

Cost of bike transportation mostly depends on how long the route is and the size and weight of the cargo. Another price-defining factor is preferred delivery date (the tougher the deadline, the steeper the price).