shipping bikes from NZ to UK- its cheap!
Hi, have just sent 2 bikes to London from Invercargill NZ.
We are off to IOM then europe for 3 months or so...
sent a ZX10 and ZZR1100. Used old bike crate donated from a bike shop for one bike, and a premade crate for another. Bikes were heavy- approx 260kg each bike, inc crate. Cost, door to door was $1800 total.
We used Jonathon at n.j.Crisp LTD.
He did all the paperwork, we just told him where to pick up crates from, and where we wanted them sent to in London...ph 0064 o3 2144359.. drop the o if calling from outside NZ.
Old bike crate was made taller by using 20mm x 3mm flat steel, so we could keep front wheel on bike and just roll into crate and out again. Then used existing"roof" and bolted it all together. Also put more steel on sides to triangulate the box, for a bit more rigidity. It took a day or two playing around to get it all sorted ok. Then just wrapped it in clear plastic!
cheers, andy c