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Early stages of planning a trip to the UK

Old 02-20-23, 01:01 PM
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Bike cardboard boxes typically have their size printed somewhere on them. I make a note of the minimal/optimal size for my bike so it makes it easier finding one in foreign places.

The last one I had was for a 29a so it was a bit wider and I managed to cram my 3/4 size classical guitar in too. It survived, but Im not going to make a habit of it.
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Originally Posted by djb
That's really why I brought it up, in case someone reading about them is unaware of that.
Yes, the Amtrak boxes are big, all I did was take the handlebars off, I think I left the pedals on. When I arrived and collected my bike I asked the station staff what to do with the box and was told to just leave it on the platform. The box cost me $15 and the baggage fee for the bike was $10 - great value.

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Sorry I forgot to mention this earlier, when I was planning a LEJOG trip, I planned to register my bike with this registration system. Just in case of theft or possibly a slight deterrent.

I have my bikes registered with Bike Index but it is my understanding that the Bike Register system is UK focused.
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