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RAB HUB Bike Transport - Newbury

RAB HUB Bike Transport - Newbury

Newbury - Chieveley Services M4 (Jnct 13/A34) in the Coach Park. Drop off Thursday 8th September 2022 between 10:15 - 11:15am. Collection: Tuesday 20th September between 10:00 - 10:45. Alternatively you can choose any of the HUB Drop off Points if more convenient. (Rider transport needs to be booked separately).

To book your bike, bike box/bag or bike box carriage on our transport vehicles, please click on "Departure Dates" above. Change the number of passengers (in this case bikes) if not 1 to your requirements and then click on the trolley "Book Now"

 

The service...

We will meet you at your chosen drop off point to collect your bike from where we will safely transport it to Land's End. Your bike can be dropped off on Thursday 8th September between 10:15 -11:15. Please note that only the start time will be stated on all information issued to you.  When you arrive at the RAB Base Camp in Land's End, your bike will be ready and waiting for you.

 

Once you have completed the RAB Event, you will be directed in John O'Groats to the preparation area, where you can prepare your bike as instructed. or pack in your own bike box/bag. Once your bike is ready, we will take your bike, so that you can relax without the worry of getting your bike home again. We will then transport your bike back to the collection point, where it will be available for you to pick up at a pre-arranged date and time (see 'Transport Guide' in 'Useful Links').

 

The price...

This bike collection and drop off service costs £163.00 when packed in pipe lagging and £230.00 if packed in a bike bag or box (which includes your empty bike box/bag carriage to John O'Groats). For the bike collection prices we will get your bike from your selected drop off point to Land's End and back to your collection point from John O'Groats. Our prices include VAT (at 20%) and insurance cover for the carriage of bikes up to a maximum of £1500 per bike for damage or theft whilst in transit and on our vehicles. We cannot accept responsibility for claims in excess of these values. If the value of your bike exceeds these amounts, extra insurance cover will be required and should be taken out by you. Any damage to your bike must be reported immediately when you collect your bike onsite at Land's End by contacting our onsite representative on 07712 773477 or post event to our crew when collecting from your relevant collection point. Any claims made after this cannot be accepted. With over 25 years’ experience in transporting bikes and riders, you can be rest assured that your bike will be in good hands.

 

IF YOU ARE TAKING A BIKE BOX/BAG THERE WILL BE NO ACCESS POSSIBLE UNTIL JOHN O'GROATS AND IT CANNOT BE USED TO STORE EXTRA LUGGAGE.

 

The collection points...

You can take your bike to and collect from a number of collection points. These have been selected to be as convenient for as many RAB riders as possible.

 

To view the dates and times that each one is available, please click on Transport Guide in ’Useful Links’ above

 

Please note that we can only be at the hub drop-off/collection points as per timetable.

 

Please call 01430 422111 (Mon to Fri 10:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs) if there are any questions or email: info@bike-express.co.uk

 

Bike Transport FAQ's

 

How do I make a booking?...

To book your bike, bike box/bag, bike box carriage from LE to JOG on this transport please click on "Departure Dates" above. Change the number of passengers (bikes) if not 1 to your requirements and then click on the trolley "Book Now". 

 

Do I have to provide a mobile number?...

We strongly recommend that you supply us with a mobile number in case we need to advise you of any important last-minute changes.

 

Are there any additional charges?...

No there are no additional charges unless there are items agreed by special arrangement.

 

IF YOU ARE TAKING A BIKE BOX/BAG THERE WILL BE NO ACCESS POSSIBLE UNTIL JOHN O'GROATS AND IT IS NOT TO BE USED TO STORE EXTRA LUGGAGE.

 

How should I prepare my bike before I drop it off?

 

EITHER

 

A.

Prepare your OWN bike as stated below. Ensuring that you:

 

·  Cover all tubular sections with pipe lagging (sold at hardware stores).

·  Remove both pedals (you will need to carry your pedals separately).

·  Turn the handlebars through 90 degrees to the left and lower your handlebars and

   saddle to their minimum setting where possible.

·  The wheels need not be removed. We prefer that bike locks are not attached, to

   avoid damage.

                                                 OR

B.

Pack your bike in your own padded bike bag.

                                                     

(NO ACCESS IS POSSIBLE UNTIL JOHN O'GROATS AND IT CANNOT BE USED TO STORE EXTRA LUGGAGE).

 

                                                  OR

C.

Pack your bike in your own bike box.

 

(NO ACCESS IS POSSIBLE UNTIL JOHN O'GROATS AND IT CANNOT BE USED TO STORE EXTRA LUGGAGE).

 

Where do I find out the exact location of my bike drop off?

You can see a map of all drop off points on "Pick-up Points" above. You can manipulate the Google map by clicking and dragging the cursor so that you point in the centre of the map and then you can zoom in and out by using the '+' and '-' buttons on-screen. The point that you can see on the Google map when you are zoomed in is the exact area where the transport vehicle can be found. Click on "Satellite" to get an accurate picture.

 

I can't find the answer to my question?

Click on the Transport Guide in ‘Useful Links’ above for more questions and answers.

 

RIDER TRANSFERS NEED TO BE BOOKED SEPARATELY

CLICK HERE FOR OUTBOUND TRANSFER TO LAND'S END

CLICK HERE FOR OUTBOUND TRANSFER TO JOHN O'GROATS FROM INVERNESS FOR SPECTATORS TO THE FINISH LINE

CLICK HERE FOR RETURN TRANSFER FROM JOHN O'GROATS 

CLICK HERE FOR RETURN TRANSFER FROM INVERNESS.

 

CLICK HERE  FOR BIKE BOX/BIKE BAG CARRIAGE (IF NOT BOOKING BIKE TRANSFER AND MAKING YOUR OWN WAY THERE)

 

EXTRA WEIGHT

If you wish to squeeze in a few more luxuries, you can purchase extra weight.

CLICK HERE FOR CLASSIC RIDERS

CLICK HERE FOR PLUS RIDERS

 

Please call 01430 422111 (Mon to Fri 10:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs) if there are any questions or email: info@bike-express.co.uk

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Newbury Chieveley Services, M4, Junction 13 & A34,
Oxford Road, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks RG18 9XX
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