Professional riders travel the world to ride in amazing locations and push their limits, but one of the most stressful parts of the job is having to fly with your bike. It really does seem like airlines are out to get us with their extra charges for pretty much anything that you can't fit into your pockets. Morpheus pro rider Mitch Chubey knows a thing or two about flying with his bike and inside he shares his method to get around those extra fees and lower the stress level on your next trip.
Professional riders certainly look like they live the dream as they travel the world to ride their bikes with friends in amazing locations, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows. If you've taken your bike with you on vacation you've no doubt experienced the nightmare that can sometimes transpire at the check-in desk. I swear I've actually seen dollar signs appear in the clerks eyes as I slowly dragged my big cardboard bike box up to the counter. Morpheus team rider Mitch Chubey takes a different approach...Things you'll need:
Allen key set, pedal wrench, some towels, and a duffel bag.Watch the video to learn how to get past excess baggage fees
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