Best bike bags and boxes for cycling travel 2022

Our guide to the best bike bags and boxes to keep your ride protected when travelling the world

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Riding abroad can do absolute wonders for a cyclist’s soul. The best cycling holidays offer good weather, premium quality roads and minimal traffic... plus, those big hills are ideal for putting some fitness in your legs.

Many cyclists like to take their own bike with them when they go abroad - rather than hiring a bike on holiday. But that means getting that awkward thing there in the first place.

There are two options: you can fly your bike in either a box or a bag. Both have their pros and cons, so we’ll run through both options.

If you are think about making an investment, now is a really good time to get a great deal. Our best Cyber Monday bike deals hub page has our hand picked money saving offers from across the web that could save you a small fortune on a bike bag or box. 

Scicon Road AeroComfort Triathlon 3.0 TSA Bike Travel Bag: was $812.99 (opens in new tab)

Scicon Road AeroComfort Triathlon 3.0 TSA Bike Travel Bag: was $812.99 now $569 at ProBikeKit  (opens in new tab)

There's money off both the Triathlon version and the regular road Scicon box at ProBikeKit, but this one gets a better deal at $243 saving. We've double checked Amazon and this does appear to be the cheapest it's been for a few years, so if you are looking for a good deal, this is probably it.  

LifeLine EVA Bike Pod: was $279.99 (opens in new tab)

LifeLine EVA Bike Pod: was $279.99 now $150 at Wiggle  (opens in new tab)

There's a couple of great discounts Wiggle house brand bike bags, but the EVA Bike Pod standing out for its robust construction and secure dedicated wheel placement. Double check dimensions before you purchase to make sure it fits your bike (the largest sizes might struggle) and Invest in a spare pair of QRs to save yours getting bent.

Scicon Road AeroComfort Triathlon 3.0 TSA Bike Travel Bag: was £650 (opens in new tab)

Scicon Road AeroComfort Triathlon 3.0 TSA Bike Travel Bag: was £650 now £389.99 at ProBikeKit (opens in new tab)

As with the USA side of the store, there's also money off both the Triathlon version and the regular road Scicon box at ProBikeKit, both with a £260 saving. We've double checked Amazon and this is a way cheaper deal, so if you are looking to save a reasonable amount on the RRP this is probably it. 

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LifeLine EVA Bike Pod: was £200 now £139.39 at Chain Reaction Cycles  (opens in new tab)

We've had a good hunt, and this is still the best deal in the UK too. Linking to the CRC site as they also had a 20% saving on EVOC bag below, but only a couple left, so worth keeping an eye on the site for the limited deals too. As mentioned above, double check dimensions before you purchase to make sure it fits your bike (the largest sizes might struggle) and Invest in a spare pair of QRs to save yours getting bent.

Best bike bags and boxes

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