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Rugged reinforcement from the airlines.
Reinforced with a rugged polyethylene construction and foam padding, the Thule Round Trip Sport Bike Travel Case protects your favorite bike from overzealous baggage handlers and rough airline transport. Four heavy-duty straps bolster the case's contents from coming undone during transport, while integrated wheels make for easy rolling.
The case splits in half for fast loading, with an internal divider separating your frame and components from the wheels for added peace of mind. It's roomy enough to fit most road and cyclocross bikes, also accommodating smaller mountain bikes. Internal dimensions are 45 x 28.5 x 10in, with the external dimensions coming in at 47 x 30.5 x 10.5in.
- Polyethylene construction
- Four heavy-duty external straps
- Splits in half, with internal partition
- Foam padding inside
- Item #THU000X
- Q & A
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
We bought these for the occasional trip with our bikes. The case is big enough for a bike and all the accessories we needed to bring- including cycling shoes and helmets. We put clothes in zip-lock bags to keep them together. We took pictures of how the bikes fit so we could get them packed quickly on the return home. They are durable and didn't even get a scratch from the airlines
I just came from riding GFNY Mexico, case worked just fine, the bike was protected 100%. Room enaugh for the bike ( 56 cm), foot pump, uniforms, helmet and in my way back home, some dirty clothing. A 29" will fit perfectly inside.
Adequate but heavy
This case is bomb-proof, no doubt about it, but it is 30 lbs. empty, meaning that most airlines will charge an overage fee if anything (bike, tools, kit) exceeds 20 lbs. The other improvements would be to make the shells nest together for storage in a car trunk, and better latches. The quality of these items is much lower than on my other Thule products.
Does a Specialized Roubaix 61 fit in
Do ya think I will be able to fit a Trek Madone 5.5 SL, 52 cm, standard triangle road bike inside? Thanks
I have a 29er Gary Fisher Genesis 2.0 Does it fit in this box?Thule?
What are the main differences between this case and the Thule Round Trip Transition Bike Case (retails for $600). I have an R3 cervelo (50cm) and I would like to buy the best case (quality, safety and price). Any suggestions or feedback is welcome, please email at email@example.com. Thank you!
The Round Trip Transition Bike Case is larger with interior dimensions of
Internal height 37 in
Internal length 54 in
Internal depth 15.5 in
and is also a little heavier. With a 50cm bike you won't have issues with space on some shipping cases as someone with a large frame size would.
Does it fit tri bikes? Hows the padding...
Does it fit tri bikes? Hows the padding on the inside?
This is also a similar situation as the EEP bag that we have. It will fit a medium size tri bike, but you may have to take the bars off. The wheels travel great in these and there are large pads inside to protect. These tend to be a tight squeeze, and I may have had to sit on my box a time or two when stuffing it full. I have never had any issues when traveling with my mountain bikes or road bikes in this box.
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How much does it weigh?
How much does it weigh?
The weight we have listed for this item is 14.80lbs.
Hmmm. Bill above says 30lbs empty. Dan below says 15lbs empty.
do the handlebar and or rear derrailler...
do the handlebar and or rear derrailler have to be removed
It all depends on the size of the frame. It is almost certain you will need to remove the handlebar. However, having to remove the rear derailleur would definitely be dependent on frame size. I would say if you had a small frame you should be alright, whereas a larger frame may require some attached parts to be removed.