The club has three bike boxes available for members* to hire when racing or training abroad. Valued at over £500, these top-of-the-range blue bikeboxalan boxes with 'Clapham Chasers' printed around the wheel arches will keep your bike safer in transit. The club has invested a significant amount of money in the boxes and if you would like to hire one please adhere to the following terms and conditions.
* Members wishing to hire a box are able to do so on the provision they have been a member for a minimum of 6 months prior to the date of making a booking, and that the hire is intended solely for themselves, and not for a non-member. Members are restricted to hiring one box at a time.
Costs and Booking
Hire of each box is £25 per week or £5 per day. Payment is taken after the booking has been agreed upon. In order to secure a booking you should email firstname.lastname@example.org with the exact dates you plan to pick up the box prior to your travel, up until the date the box will next be available for the next person to hire/pick it up.
Please note that you will be expected to collect the box from the previous hirer, who will be local to the Clapham/SW London area. The previous renter’s details will be available by emailing the same email as above. You will also need to be prepared to hold onto the box until it is next hired. If this becomes an extended period (eg winter months) and you have limited storage then contact the club who can help with storing the box.
It is expected that you return the box in the same condition you received it, taking into account reasonable wear and tear. Please treat the club box like your own luggage, covered by your insurance (boxes are not covered by club insurance). If the box is damaged or lost by you or the airline you're travelling with, it's your responsibility to repair or replace it. Please ensure the club is immediately informed of any damage (locks, wheels etc) and losses (pole, foam padding etc) should this happen. We have the means to repair parts of the box and rely on our members to let us know when something is damaged or needs to be replaced.
Box Usage Instruction
Detailed instructions on using and packing the Chasers bike boxes can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6uHHi6s5xY&ab_channel=bikeboxalan