Air Travel With A Folding Bike – Is It Possible?

Folding bikes are perfect for air travel, you can easily take one with you onto a plane and when you get to your destination your bike will be a much more convenient way to move around than having to deal with a subway.
The following is a list of the most highly recommended folding bikes for air travel….

Dahon

All of Dahon’s folding bikes can easily fit into a sturdy hardshell case perfect for air travel and holds true for both the 16″ wheel and the 20″ wheel models. Every Dahon folding bike will easily fit into its Airporter Case, even the full-sized 26″ wheel model.

Brompton

Brompton is the perfect folding bike for air travel. A Brompton bike will easily fit into its Brompton travel suitcase, which perfectly fits the bicycle like a pair of painted on blue jeans. This travel suitcase features an extendable handle bar with wheels so you can roll it around the airport instead of having to carry it and you won’t have to worry about having to pay oversized surcharges.

A hardshell suitcase is always recommended for taking your bike on a plane to avoid any possible damage.

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Winter Is Coming!

foldingbikewinterFolding bikes are perfect for air travel, you can easily take one with you onto a plane and when you get to your destination your bike will be a much more convenient way to move around than having to deal with a subway.

The following is a list of the most highly recommended folding bikes for air travel….

Dahon

All of Dahon’s folding bikes can easily fit into a sturdy hardshell case perfect for air travel and holds true for both the 16″ wheel and the 20″ wheel models. Every Dahon folding bike will easily fit into its Airporter Case, even the full-sized 26″ wheel model.

Brompton

Brompton is the perfect folding bike for air travel. A Brompton bike will easily fit into its Brompton travel suitcase, which perfectly fits the bicycle like a pair of painted on blue jeans. This travel suitcase features an extendable handle bar with wheels so you can roll it around the airport instead of having to carry it and you won’t have to worry about having to pay oversized surcharges.

A hardshell suitcase is always recommended for taking your bike on a plane to avoid any possible damage.

In the event of a sudden snowstorm during the winter months, it is probably not a good idea to ride any bike in the city, full-sized or folding. Here are some conveniences a folding bike will give you daring the winter months.

Blizzard conditons

If you ride your folding bike to work during the winter months and on your way to work it is a calm, clear day, but later in the afternoon a big snow storm blows through. Since you rode your folding bike to work, in this situation all you would have to do is call a cab and take it from your office back to where you live. A folding bike will easily fit into the trunk of a taxi, unlike a full-size bike.

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How To Get The Right Folding Bike For YOU!

folding-bike-brandsThe best folding bike for you and depends on what your needs are as the rider. The best folding bike for you may not be the best folding bike for someone else.

Best value commuter folding bicycle….

The Dahon Vitesse D7 is one of the most highly recommended commuter folding bikes when it comes to value for money. They feature a low maintenance internal hub with 7 gears plus they come standard with a convenient rack and also fenders. They are one of the top-selling folding bikes on the market today.

Best compact and portable fold-up bicycle

The Brompton M3L is one of the most popular folding bikes for travel and for riding in the city. When folded up, this bike is one of the smallest of any in the industry. This bike also features some of the best quality construction of any other folding bike.

Best performing, lightweight, and fast folding bike…

The Tern Verge X10 is the fastest and most lightweight folding bike. He is a 10 speed road bike style folding bicycle that only weighs 21.3 pounds and it is perfect if you will be carrying your bike up stairs or lifting it several times per day.

Best regular size wheel folding bike

The best folding bike with wheels the same size as a conventional bike is the Montague Paratrooper. This bike is a mountain bike with front suspension that easily folds in half. All regular mountain bike features are included with this bike, 24 speeds for climbing, 26″ wheels, along with powerful disc brakes.

Inexpensive folding bicycles..

Dahon make some of the least expensive folding bikes on the market, all of high quality. They don’t fold as compactly as others but you will get great value for your money with a Dahon folding bike.

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