Flying with your bike: tips from a baggage handler

Flying with your bike can be a nerve-wracking experience, particularly if the bike is new and/or you’ve spent a lot of money on it. Will the bike make it to your destination in one piece? And what’s the best option for keeping your bike safe – soft case, hardshell or cardboard box? CyclingTips editor Matt […]


Planning A Cycling Holiday? Let Me Suggest…

It’s getting to be the time of year when many fortunate cyclists are planning their dream vacation to Europe.  If you’re one of the lucky ones and you still haven’t decided on a destination, I have a  recommendation for you.   If the thought of winding coastal roads, massive mountain climbs, villages carved into mountain sides, […]


Flying With Your Bike

It’s been a great weekend. My cycling team just got back from a race in sunny Noosa. Getting there and back entailed packing our bikes properly for air travel. There were 5 of us and we each packed our bikes in a different way. Of course, everyone thought their way was the best. Here’s my […]