Learn how to travel with your bike, and you can ride carefree in bucolic scenes like this.

By Paul Devault, guest post

One of the biggest concerns for cyclists travelling with their bikes is damage. You worry that your bike will be mishandled by check-in attendants, luggage carriers or even the rough terrains. The big question is, how do you protect your bike from any damages?

While choosing the right packaging equipment is half the battle, you have to pack the bike well to optimize its safety. Pack in a way that leaves no part of the bike safety to chance. Consider the likelihood that your bike package will be tossed haphazardly. Other heavy luggage may be tossed on top of yours. Pack to mitigate damage from such mishandling.

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