Bike box packing giving you a headache? When all you want to do is think of the flight you recently booked going somewhere warm and lovely in Europe? We've got the tips you need. Welcome to Part One of the series where we discuss all things bike packing. Read on for advice on how to get your cycle travel-ready.
Maybe you've recently landed in Barcelona with a bike bag full of goodies. Or perhaps you're staying here a while and finally you got your hands on a new shiny bicycle. Either way, you've got your foot on the pedal and you're looking around rather excited. You notice...a bike path painted...red?, a small traffic light flashing...a green bike shape?, a cyclists whistling away riding on...the pavement?! Are there any rules around here?
Thinking about taking your bike with you on your flight? Need some help deciphering your airline's policies on bicycle transport? Cannot find the prices on their website? Unsure how the bike needs to be packed? Worry no more, we've got you covered. Continue reading Part Two of the series for rates, rules and regulations for travelling with your bicycle. We analyse the largest European airlines – Ryanair, EasyJet, Lufthansa, British Airways and Air France – for flights within Europe.