Trike on Flixbus

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climo
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Trike on Flixbus

Postby climo » 21 Jan 2019, 8:19am

Has anyone put their trike on a Flixbus back from Austria / Eastern Europe to a channel port? Folded they just fit under the "special luggage" size limit and I'm sure if there is an issue a bung to the driver will sort it out? Love to trike back but we don't have the time.

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Re: Trike on Flixbus

Postby [XAP]Bob » 21 Jan 2019, 8:21am

What’s their written policy - might need to have it a bag?
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Re: Trike on Flixbus

Postby climo » 21 Jan 2019, 8:51am

[XAP]Bob wrote:What’s their written policy - might need to have it a bag?

Not clear. Just says "special luggage up to 240cm h,l,w combined and 30kg. Will take bikes but not electric bikes, tricycles can't by carried as bicycles. If we fold them and wrap the chainset thereby hiding the motor and put the batteries and seat with the panniers in big chinese bags as normal luggage it's worth trying. As a backstop we plan to leave the car in Holland so if it proves impossible we do have an out