Professional Advice on how to package your bicycle safely

admin June 7, 2019 No Comments

Professional Advice on how to package your bicycle safely

Okay, now that we have done the hardest part of selling your bicycle through BikeChange, now comes probably one of the most important conclusive actions… packaging your bicycle correctly for shipping. Not all courriers are careful handling your packages and bicycles, if packed poorly, can arrive at their new owner ready for the dustbin – and very likely having to reimburse your buyer. Here are some useful tips … I hope they help! Visit your local bicycle shop and ask them if they have any cardboard bicycle boxes left, and ask them if they can give one to you. Buy some heavy duty and ‘fragile handle with care’ tape A roll of bubble wrap and some spare cardboard boxes to insert into the main carrier box to hold he frame still Choose a reliable courier that offers insurance on goods Photograph your closed box  

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How to sell your bicycle on BikeChange

admin May 29, 2019 No Comments

How to sell your bicycle on BikeChange

With the advent of internet, it has been increasingly easy to sell or buy your bicycle online. However the web is harsh reality full of poorly managed marketplaces (90% of the time cloned by improvised cycling marketing consultants looking to make a quick buck!). This platform is managed by our online marketing team 24H. We take great pride in our Brand Reputation, hence we have decided to give you some useful tips before publishing on our platform. Benchmark the true value of you bicycle by surfing the web. Declare a realistic value in your advert. Be honest about the true state of your bicycle. Prepare it properly for sale. Give precise information about the bicycle ( brand, model, size…) Clean Your Bicycle properly, change the Bar tape, recondition the Group-set, hydraulic components & tyres. Take Really good Photos (fully focussed in good light conditions). Most Smartphones now take excellent images. […]

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