Packaging and Shipping our Bicycles
#1 The Wheels
The wheels are removed.
#2 The Saddle
The saddle and seat post are removed from the frame.
#3 The Handlebars
The handlebars and stem are removed by unfastening the bolt inside the stem.
#4 The Crankset (Right Arm)
The Crankset is removed.
#5 The Rear Derailleur
The rear derailleur is removed from the hanger on the chainstay.
#6 Inserting Dropout Spacers
Spacers are inserted in the front and rear dropouts, which will firmly keep the bike position in the transit.
#7 Protecting the Frame
Neoprene pipes are placed over the tubes and fasten into position with zip ties, this will prevent the frame from being scratched or dented when it is being shipped.
#8 Wrapping the Derailleurs
The derailleurs are protected with bubble wrap and attach to the tubing with a zip tie.
#9 Protecting the Wheel
Plastic caps are placed over both ends of the wheel axles on both the front and rear wheel. Then bubble wrap is wrapped around the freewheel.
#10 Boxing the Components
The wheel quick releases, saddle and crank arm are wrapped up in bubble wrap and then placed into a cardboard box.
#11 Boxing the Bicycle
Finally, all of the bicycle components into the SVB box, and it’s ready to be shipped.