Buxum Tourmalet Bike Box review

The Buxum Tourmalet is a distinctive-looking hardcase bike box made from aircraft-grade aluminium

Buxum Bike Box
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A very well made box that is fairly easy to pack, easy to push around and will keep your bike safe. The downsides are that it is at heavier end of the scale when it comes to bike boxes, the price is high and it can get dented or scratched easily.

Reasons to buy
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    Quality handles and wheels

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    Easy to push around

Reasons to avoid
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    Dents/scratches easily

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    Disc-brake rotor removal recommended

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The Buxum Tourmalet Bike Box is a very bling-looking means of transporting your pride and joy by aeroplane. Fabricated from aluminium sheets pop-riveted together it arguably shares more engineering DNA with a Spitfire than with other bike boxes on the market.


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Oliver Bridgewood - no, Doctor Oliver Bridgewood - is a PhD Chemist who discovered a love of cycling. He enjoys racing time trials, hill climbs, road races and criteriums. During his time at Cycling Weekly, he worked predominantly within the tech team, also utilising his science background to produce insightful fitness articles, before moving to an entirely video-focused role heading up the Cycling Weekly YouTube channel, where his feature-length documentary 'Project 49' was his crowning glory.