Rennrad (No. 6877582)

Rennrad

Total weight [kg]:

20

Distance: 0.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Germany, Saxony, Leipzig

From 1 Mar 2021 to 31 Mar 2021

Delivery address and date

Australia, Victoria, Melbourne

From 1 Apr 2021 to 30 Apr 2021


Bicycles

Bicycle transport subcategory will be useful when you are going on a trip and you are in need of transporting your bike. You may also use it if you purchased a bike online and you want to transport it home. Another typical reason for posting a listing in Bicycle Transport category is wanting to transport a bicycle as a gift to someone.

Getting the bike ready for shipping

The safest container which you can use to ship a bicycle is its original package. Of course, particularly if the bike has been used before, you can transport it without the packaging but you risk damaging more delicate parts of the bike (for example bicycle gears). If you are no longer in possession of the original package, make sure that you will find a container that is the most fitting in size and shape – the less free space left after placing the bike in the container the better. Before placing the bicycle in the container, you may want to remove all the removable elements – for example lights or handlebars.  After you have removed mentioned parts, it is safest to store them in smaller box or enclose them in cardboard and secure the elements to the bicycle frame. Additionally 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 box after placing your bike in should be filled with cloths, styrofoam or sponges. Filling the empty space will help to minimize jostling during transportation because the bike will be unable to move around in the packaging. Lastly, close the box and secure it with wide tape. 

If you decide to hire a transport provider to ship the bicycle, you don’t have to worry about providing the materials needed to safely transport your bike – the transport provider will be able to do that for you. Furthemore, the transport provider usually has access to professional packing materials which will ensure that the bike will be shipped as safely as possible.

Price of bike shipping

Price of bicycle shipping mostly depends on the route length and the size and weight of the loads. Another price-defining factor is chosen delivery date (the tougher the deadline, the steeper the price).