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    Suspension Forks And Flying

    I think that this may be a stupid question, but here goes anyway..

    Is there any problem putting a bike with suspension forks in the hold of an aircraft? I'm just thinking of the problem with inflated tyres.

    Thanks.

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    My advice would be to get a travel case, pack it in there. With the way stuff gets treated by the airlines I would nt trust my MTB with them.
    I had a hand made, numbered and signed beer stein broke in three places from air travel.

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    If they're air sprung I'd let the pressure out just in case (don't forget to pack a pump ).

    Richard
    Currently riding an MTB with a split personality - commuting, touring, riding for the sake of riding, on or off road :)

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    I wouldn't worry about it.Most baggage pits are pressurized,heck you can haul your dog in the bag pit a bike should be no prob

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    I flew my bike to Europe... no problem. Well, the Dutch customs guys hauled me over for a detailed inspection. Dutch cops are scary bastards.
    Jeff

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    Thanks for your replies, much appreciated.

    The forks are oil filled, so I was concerned about the possibility of arriving minus the oil.

    Thanks again.

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