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Full suspension whole/frame only mountain bike box dimensions

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Asked by: Jayvordo Malik

What are the dimensions of a bike frame box?

How Big Is a Standard Bike Box? The bike box size of 43x11x32 inches is the most common because it fits within the 130 inches (330 cm) international shipping size limit.

How do you measure a bike for shipping?


Quote from video: Number use a tape measure to get the length width. And height of your package. You can use imperial or metric units to weigh your package.

How do you measure a full suspension bike?

Measuring Instructions

  1. 1 Identify the top of the seat tube, where the seat clamp holds the seat post.
  2. 2 Identify the center of the bottom bracket (it’s the axle that holds the crank arms together).
  3. 3 Measure the distance between the two points (C-T) – this is the length of the seat tube.

How do you put a mountain bike in a box?

Quote from video: Cover the stem with tacking. And either secure it with a rubber band or cable tie put a rear end frame protector onto the bike if you don't have one of these. And you can fold over a piece of foam.

How do I ship a mountain bike frame?

Quote from video: So they don't poke through the box during shipping. Make sure everything else in the box is secure and add any pipe insulation and/or bubble wrap until you think it's all good.

Can a bike box fit in a car?

You won’t have to compromise seating in a taxi or car. It will simply fit in the trunk of a normal-sized sedan, or at worst, the back seats may have to come down if you’re riding in a small Fiat, for instance.

What is the cheapest way to ship a bike?

USPS is the cheapest way to ship your bike because of the international clearances which will cost you additional in fees when shipping with a private company. Make sure your shipping label is correct before you send it and opt-in to get notified when the shipment is accepted.

What are typical bike dimensions?

So the average adult bike is 69″ (175 cm) long. Handlebars can vary from between 15 – 18″ (38 – 46 cm) for road bikes to 20 – 24″ (51 – 61 cm) for hybrids and mountain bikes. And let’s say the average height is 42″ (105 cm).

How can I ship a bike without taking it apart?

Add pads of cardboard wherever sharp parts of the bike touch the box. Wrap the handlebars, seat, and pedals in cloth and secure them in the box. Place tools for reassembly in a bag and secure it in the box. Seal the box with tape.

What size is 17.5 inch bike frame?

Mountainbike

Your height in cm Recommended frame size in cm (in inches)
170 – 175 cm 42 – 45 cm (16.5″ – 17.5″ inches)
175 – 180 cm 44 – 47 cm (17.5″ – 18.5″ inches)
180 – 185 cm 46 – 49 cm (18″ – 19″ inches)
185 – 190 cm 49 – 52 cm (19″ – 20.5″ inches)

How are MTB frames measured?

Most manufacturers now measure the frame from the centre of the crank axle, to the top of the seat tube. Most road bikes are measured in centimetres (cm), whereas mountain bikes are generally measured using inches (in). Kids’ bikes are measured by wheel size rather than frame size.

What size is a 19 inch bike frame?

Generally 19″ is the equivalent of a Large frame, and will fit someone around 6 feet tall.

What is the best way to ship a mountain bike?

Quote from video: The best way to do this is to wrap your bike with packing foam bubble wrap towels or even old t-shirts. Now that everything is padded secure your handlebar to your down tube or top tube.

What size Bikeflights box do I need?

You can NOT ship packages within the U.S. with a shipment size larger than 165 inches (419 cm) or with a length larger than 108 inches (274 cm).

How much does it cost to ship a mountain bike UPS?

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What are typical bike dimensions?

So the average adult bike is 69″ (175 cm) long. Handlebars can vary from between 15 – 18″ (38 – 46 cm) for road bikes to 20 – 24″ (51 – 61 cm) for hybrids and mountain bikes. And let’s say the average height is 42″ (105 cm).

Can you ship a bike through USPS?

USPS. The United States Postal Service can transport properly packaged bikes that weigh under 70 lbs. Because of their size, bicycles do not qualify for flat rate shipping and can only be transported using USPS Retail Ground services.

Can UPS ship a bike?

FedEx and UPS both offer bicycle shipping. If you’re traveling, you can also choose to bring your bike on the plane. That said, most cyclists and triathletes ship their bike even though they’re flying to the same destination because lugging a bike box through a busy airport is hard work and baggage fees are expensive.

How much will it cost to ship a bicycle?

The price of shipping a bike varies depends on the level of service you seek, and the service and shipping providers you choose. Expect anywhere from about $50 (short distance, slower shipping, and do your own packing) to upwards of $250 (longer distance, faster shipping, professionally packed).

What is the cheapest way to ship a bike?

USPS is the cheapest way to ship your bike because of the international clearances which will cost you additional in fees when shipping with a private company. Make sure your shipping label is correct before you send it and opt-in to get notified when the shipment is accepted.

Why is bike shipping so expensive?

Shipping a Bike is Expensive Due to Their Large Sizes



When you account for a bike’s total dimensions (as in the height, width, and length), they are large objects that any shipping carrier will consider oversized. In fact, since they’re so big, you can’t even ship most bikes with USPS!