Its often asked if CO2 canisters are allowed on planes and mostly a lot of conflicting information is given in the answers. I recently found the definitive answer so will share it here.
At the time of writing CO2 canisters (max 4 x 28g/50ml per person) are allowed on planes, both in cabin or hold baggage, but prior approval should be sought from the airline and they should be declared at check-in.
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This our checklist we use when flying with a bike for a riding trip.
Some items can be shared by a group traveling together to save weight (e.g. you will only one 8mm allen key between you for pedals, not one each), others need to be bike specific.
This list is additional to the tools and kit we carry in a trail pack. If you are going to use your trail tools make sure they are up to the job for building your bike on arrival and repacking it to head back home.
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We’ve created this checklist to help us remember everything that needs to be sorted when flying with a bike to ride. Traveling with a bike is awesome but it can be a pain with out the right prep. Let us know any top tips or handy hints in the comments
6 weeks before trip
Make a start on a trip packing list.
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In this excellent article from Cycling Tips they get advice from ‘Paul’, an airport baggage handler who also travels with his bike. If you are someone who ever considers putting your bike on a plane its a MUST read.
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Strava is probably the best known cycling app out there. Many will tell you “if its not on Strava it didnt happen”!
But there is another side to Strava that we find incredibly useful for #seekingnewtrails and planning rides. In this first post of our new Apptastic series looking at the software we use regularly I’ll explain how we use it.
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This film was recommended by the guys over at Tyres and Soles and we love it. Its tells a story of almost everything we love. Road tripping to explore new trails in wild places seeking adventure and flow.
“Path Finder” [FULL MTB MOVIE] from ASF Studio on Vimeo.
Be careful, watching it will make you want to look for lines on maps before throwing the bike and a tent in the back of the car.
Destinations riden include Poland, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. Its beautifully shot too. We wanna gooooo………