Active.com just posted the article “8 Triathlons as Vacation Destinations.” The story recommends the Honolulu Tinman, the Vineman in Sonoma County and Atlantic City International tris among the eight races this summer and fall (read the article here: http://www.active.com/triathlon/Articles/Vacation-Destination-Triathlons.htm?cmp=306&memberid=115080699&lyrisid=21777942).
This got us thinking … what’s the best way to travel with our bikes? We’ve heard some triathletes rent bikes locally, rather than pay the exorbitant fees to ship their precious cargo. Bicycling.com posted a timely article on the subject, which recommends asking if your airline will waive fees if your bike doesn’t exceed weight and size restrictions. (Read the article here: http://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/bikes-and-gear-features/fly-your-bike?cm_mmc=Facebook-_-Bicycling-_-Content-Story-_-FlyBike)
One cycling friend pointed out that golf clubs travel for the same rates as suitcases – free on some airlines! But bicycles get zapped with heavy fees! Why? Because they can. They know our bicycles are our babies, and we’ll do anything to protect them.
Have you traveled with a bicycle? What do you recommend? Did you insure your bike?
(You know, you don’t have to travel to cycle routes all over the world when you come in to Inverse Cycling at The Ride Studio in Bicycle Ranch!)
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