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Old 02-19-10, 11:02 AM
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In my experience, FedEx is much less expensive than either UPS or US Postal Service for shipping bikes. A great way to protect your bike during shipping is to wrap all of the tubes with foam pipe insulation, which you can buy very inexpensively at Home Depot and similar stores. Believe me, doing this saved the top tube on my prized Eddy Merckx from getting some serious damage to the top tube. Allow at least a week for shipping time, preferably longer in case there is a hold up.
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