Old 06-02-09, 11:38 AM
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Here is what one person using reverse psychology did:

http://www.fearlessgearless.com/2008...etting-airport

Disassemble the bike. Pack everything into a clear plastic bag. The baggage handlers could see it was a disassembled bicycle and treated it gently instead of throwing it around thinking everything was boxed and protected. The stronger the case, the more the handlers thrash it.
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