Preparing for Interstate or Overseas Travel Triathlon Part 2
One of the most stressful things about interstate or overseas travel with your bike to races is the packing. How will everything fit into the car? Will I make the baggage weight limit at the airport? What If I forget something vital? This week we look at packing your bike for flying.
Dissembling Your Bike Part 1
- Remove pedals
- Lower saddle by loosening & dropping seat post or pulling it out entirely
- Disconnect rear derailleur, secure to frame & protect with padding
- Undo handle bars & secure to frame
- Remove wheels, take out skewers, open valves & release air pressure then place in wheel cover bags.
Check out last week’s post including a packing list Preparing for Interstate or Overseas Travel for Triathlon Part 1
Also see The Travelling Triathlete