Join Date: May 2011
Bikes: '10 Fuji Cross Comp, '12 Brompton S-Type, '14 All City Mr Pink
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Brompton in B&W Case on Amtrak
Does anyone have experience taking a Brompton in the B&W case on Amtrak?
I'm not an experienced Amtrak traveler but have a trip over the Summer.
Looking at the baggage size rules, I'm thinking it's going to have to be "checked baggage". Anyone know how strictly this is enforced? At least both stations on my itinerary offer checked baggage.
The "bike" pre-booking option on Amtrak is, I am guessing, for access to standard bike racks which would be no use for the Brompton (especially in a case).
It'd be easier to take the bike in its soft cover and then just board with it, but unfortunately I will be flying with it as checked baggage immediately before the Amtrak leg.
This is the "Cascades" service between Seattle and Portland, if it makes a difference.