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Other Vehicles, Bicycles Listed: 2018-07-24 21:07


(No. 3008332)

Total weight [kg]:


Distance: 791.00 km


Bicycle transport section comes in handy when you are planning vacation and you are in need of transporting your vehicle. Also it will be useful if you bought a bicycle online and you need to transport it home. Other common reason for posting a listing in Bicycle Transport subcategory is wanting to ship a bicycle as a gift to someone.

Preparing a bike for shipping

The safest container in which you can transport a bike is its original package. Of course, especially if the bike is not brand new, you may ship it without the container but you risk damaging more delicate elements of the bike (like bicycle gears). If you do not have original packaging, make sure that you will acquire a container that is the most fitting in size and shape – the less empty space left after placing the bicycle in the box the better. Before placing the bicycle in the box, you may want to detach all the removable parts – for example lights or saddles.  After you have detached mentioned elements, it is safest to store them in separate box or at least enclose them in cardboard and secure them to the bike frame. Additionally it is best to wrap the handlebars as well as the frame in bubble foil (the layer of bubble foil should be at least 2 cm thick. All of the protruding elements (such as gears should be secured with cardboard overlay. Any free space left in the package after putting the bike in has to be filled with paper, bubble wrap or sponges. Filling the empty space will help to minimize jostling on the road as the bicycle will be unable to move around in the box. The last step is closing the box and securing it with wide tape. 

If you decide to find a transport provider to ship the bicycle, you don’t have to provide the materials needed to secure your bike for the transport – the transport provider can take care of that for you. Additionally, the transport provider often has access to professional packing materials which will ensure that your bicycle will be transported as safely as possible.

Cost of bicycle transportation

Price of bike shipping mostly depends on the route length and the size and weight of the bikes. Another price-defining factor is preferred unloading date (the tougher the deadline, the steeper the price). 

Pick-up address and date

Hamburg, Germany

30 Jul 2018

Delivery address and date

München, Germany

13 Aug 2018