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Your Guide to Packing and Shipping A Bike to Leadville

Each year, riders descend upon Leadville from all 50 states and a multitude of countries to participate in the mighty Race Across the Sky. Traveling to Leadville can be a tricky maneuver with a myriad of logistics involved and getting your bike to Leadville can often be the crux of the process. Flying with a bike can be costly and risky, so we recommend shipping your bike to Leadville using our partners Bike Flights and local bike shop partner, Cycles of Life.

The process for shipping a bike using Bike Flights is quite simple and often costs far less than baggage fees you might incur on an airline. Follow the directions below for the best way to get your bike to Leadville.

  1. Head on over to the Cycles of Life website to get your shipping service started.
  2. Pack and ship your bike to Leadville using the how-to guides below.

Bike Flights
If you will be handling your own bike assembly and packing and box or case storage, ship your bike with our official bike shipping partner, Bike Flights.

Click here for more information.

Cycles of Life

Cycles of Life is a full service bike shop right in the town of Leadville, providing shipping services, all types of minor and major repair, tune-ups, custom wheel building, suspension and fork overhauls, bike fitting and more. To make things easy for you, have your bike shipped directly to the shop where Cycles of Life will unpack, assemble, inspect, fully tune and prepare your bike for race day. Post-race, simply drop off your ride and Cycles of Life will repack and ship to your destination.

Click here for Cycles of Life shipping package options and details.

It’s as simple is that! Alleviate some stress from your travels by following the directions above and you can show up to Leadville with your bike ready to roll to the startline.

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