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04-03-19, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Doge

Sometime this last year the major airlines...

Sometime this last year the major airlines changed their oversize freebie for military (my kid, I pay). I am complaining about the change, not their right to do it.
Weird though. They went from std...
12-05-17, 08:38 AM
Replies: 166
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Posted By Doge

What is the L+H+W on those? I could not find it...

What is the L+H+W on those? I could not find it on the site.
12-03-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

Something else to consider that just came up. ...

Something else to consider that just came up.

Can an empty case travel as regular baggage? Hard cases can't. The Biknd can - barely.

With bikes split between CA and CO sometimes junior is...
12-01-17, 05:15 PM
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Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

Sounds like United @$150, but I think $150 is the...

Sounds like United @$150, but I think $150 is the price at others too.



Go to the United Refunds https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/reservations/refunds/refund.aspx

It works...
11-29-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

I flew the Biknd case Internationally a couple...

I flew the Biknd case Internationally a couple times and DID have bladder issues. I replaced the bags with 4" foam and it works great. What I didn't think of at the time was the through axle need....
10-16-17, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Doge

Some cases like the TriAll3 will take two bikes -...

Some cases like the TriAll3 will take two bikes - and that won't pass as checked luggage.

Some cases like the one above are high risk in smaller planes with potential other bikes going.

In 2015...
10-14-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

Really good info. Thanks. For the 2nd time...

Really good info. Thanks. For the 2nd time today - got a link for that?
10-14-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

FWIW the 3 wheel cases are usually technically...

FWIW the 3 wheel cases are usually technically over the limit. Never been charged.

A lot of the trick is to learn the airline. That is easier said than done. Frontier does not put much in...
10-14-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

#1 issue.

#1 issue.
10-13-17, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Doge

United (and only United I've seen) has in writing...

United (and only United I've seen) has in writing that active military can take up to three oversize (bikes) on a flight, no charge.
That is a huge deal I do not plan on abusing (yea I still buy...
01-08-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

Looked interesting - shipping about $100 to USA,...

Looked interesting - shipping about $100 to USA, but still a nice box: Brand-X EVA Bike Pod | Chain Reaction Cycles (http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/brand-x-eva-bike-pod/rp-prod134710)
01-05-17, 11:40 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

Well nutcase me considered that when routing the...

Well nutcase me considered that when routing the Di2 through the stem (using that cool single cable you suggested) and into the top tube. A stem removal without 1st dealing with the PIA routing...
07-31-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

The wheel case is over-sized. I've only flown...

The wheel case is over-sized. I've only flown with said case a few times. It is a team case and has flown may other trips. Trip back from Czechia Luftansia (Star Alliance) put it in oversize, but...
07-31-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

While technically yes, they have a lot of...

While technically yes, they have a lot of discretion at the counter.
The wheel case I used was over-sized. It has not yet had anyone stick a fee on it (some 30 flights).
07-31-16, 09:35 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

I found this blurb: Except where required ...

I found this blurb:

Except where required
under the Montreal
Convention, Frontier is not
liable for the mentioned
items if you pack them
and they are damaged
unless packed in a hardsided...
06-03-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

It depends. I generally can get my hands on it,...

It depends. I generally can get my hands on it, the Global Entry card helps, I can't remember otherwise actually. Try the story - "hey you wanna see some cool bike stuff".
06-03-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

With TSA - you can generally ask for a scan at...

With TSA - you can generally ask for a scan at check in, at the bigger airports. You can go over, talk to them. open for them, repack and send the bike on its way. They may open again, but you are...
06-02-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By Doge

I assume the box is over 62" W+L+H so regardless...

I assume the box is over 62" W+L+H so regardless of what is in it - if they want - they have a fee for that. Some times when they know what's in it they charge less. I always get stuck paying for...
05-14-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

I would also note some bikes pack better than...

I would also note some bikes pack better than others.
If you are funding your own racing - select the bike with travel in mind.
05-14-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,982
Posted By Doge

I have 3. The BikeND biknd - HELIUM - bike...

I have 3.
The BikeND biknd - HELIUM - bike travel case (http://biknd.com/en/products/bike-travel-case/helium) has airbags that go flat, but for one bike it is pretty good and you get two sets of...
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