IMPORTANT: If you ship your bike independently with any shipping service other than through our partners listed below, DO NOT SHIP DIRECTLY TO THE COW PALACE. Only our partners listed below are authorized to consolidate bike shipments for delivery to the Cow Palace. If you ship your bike independently to a business, residence or hotel you assume full responsibility for the timely arrival and condition.
Tip: Tune-up your bike BEFORE shipping to avoid potentially long lines at Cannondale.
ACE Ride offers in-California bike shipping to and from AIDS/LifeCycle. Pre-event, ACE Ride offers shipping from Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego; post-event, ACE Ride offers shipping to San Francisco and San Diego.
Pre-event bike transportation reservations must be made by May 15, 2018.
Bikes shipped pre-event will be available for pickup at Orientation Day.
Bikes shipped post-event to San Francisco are available on Monday, June 11 from 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM and Tuesday, June 13th from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Bikes can be picked up from:
1590 Bryant Street
San Francisco, 94103
Access Bike Retrieval from Florida Street garage entrance, 1 blk west of Bryant.
For more information and to book pre and post-event transportation for your bike click here.
TriBike Transport offers bike shipping for all out-of-California participants in the United States. They work within a nationwide network of local bike shops to ship your bikes to Orientation Day at the Cow Palace and from the Finish Line Festival in Los Angeles, with options to ship ‘Fully Assembled’ or ‘Box & Ship’.
For more information and to book pre- and post-event transportation for your bike click here.
FedEx is able to provide service to all of our participants via FedEx Ground. Bikes must be disassembled at a bike shop before boxing your bike to ship to the Cow Palace.
Please bring your boxed bike to a staffed FedEx location and ship your bike between Sunday, May 13th and Sunday, May 20th, and select FedEx Ground Service. Please check that your registered name appears on the shipping label and your bike box.
Please use this address to ship to Cow Palace:
(PARTICIPANT NAME and Cell Phone Number)
2600 Geneva Ave
Daly City, CA 94014
You must include the best phone number to reach you at on Orientation Day.
FedEx is also able to ship your bikes from the Finish Line Festival to your home pre-paid, so your labels will be printed and ready at the Finish Line Festival. Fill out a pre-shipment form to avoid waiting in line at the Finish Line Festival.
Please note: You will not be able to ship back your bikes in used cardboard boxes. If you are using cardboard boxes, you will be required to purchase a new one at the Finish Line Festival from Cannondale. Cannondale will be on-site at the Cow Palace and at the Finish Line Festival to help you to assemble and disassemble your bike.
Cannondale will be on-site at the Cow Palace and at the Finish Line Festival to help you to assemble and disassemble your bike. Cost for assembly – $20 and cost for disassembly – $30 credit card only. They will also be selling bike boxes at the Finish Line Festival for $25.