Video tips from the folks at

We were watching this video on how to pack a bike and thought it might be helpful for many of our readers who need to pack a bike in a box for shipping.

The video was produced by, and some of the tips apply specifically to putting bikes in the company’s specially made BikeFlights boxes (which can be ordered from Still, the company’s bike-packing video is so well done and informative that we thought it would probably be helpful for anyone who is thinking about packing a bike for shipping. has been in business for 12 years and recently racked up their millionth customer, so they must be doing a lot of things right.

In the videos on the BikeFlights website, they pack a full-suspension mountain bike in the large box and a road bike in the medium box, so check out the large-box video option for the packing tips specific to mountain bikes.

Some of the tips apply specifically to the use of BikeFlights’ specially designed boxes, which they sell online, but even if you don’t have one of their boxes, their tips are still helpful and well worth watching. Check it out if you have a few minutes.

Here’s the link:

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