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    Interesting news about bike couriers.


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    You can do all that, but sometimes you will still get hit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by roughrider504
    You can do all that, but sometimes you will still get hit.
    The road is dangerous, obviously. But you can easily reduce your risk by doing the things listed. The majority of bike/car accidents around here are caused by cyclists either not obeying the rules of the road or riding at night with no lights etc, but then there are always the accidents that are unavoidable. Personally I ride smart so I am not the one causing the accident and it's the other drivers I have to worry about.
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    okay, I'm lost. what does it have to do with 'bike couriers'?

    maybe you meant this?:
    http://www.bikeiowa.com/asp/hotnews/...sp?NewsID=1583
    question everything.

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    That is the link I meant to post. Thanks mmerner. Sorry about that.

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    The fax machine really hurt the messengers in new york and other cities.

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    Funny, I was just looking up information about bicycle messengers...I still think it's be a fun job for a little while...maybe a summer job

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    Quote Originally Posted by wez312
    Funny, I was just looking up information about bicycle messengers...I still think it's be a fun job for a little while...maybe a summer job
    I would be a messenger for a little while. Since now Ive gotten over the deathly fear of being hit by a car, I can ride more agressively. But I think being a messenger too long, would get tireing.

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    So is the US bicycle messenger industry basically limited to major cities like NYC, Chicago, LA, San Fran, and some Oregon places? That's all I was really able to find. Anybody else know of any places?

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    ask in the ss/fg forum.

    i dare ya.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wez312
    So is the US bicycle messenger industry basically limited to major cities like NYC, Chicago, LA, San Fran, and some Oregon places? That's all I was really able to find. Anybody else know of any places?
    They're everywhere, man. Try Atlanta, philidelphia, minneapolis, to name a few

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    Minneapolis? Really?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wez312
    Minneapolis? Really?
    Yep, http://www.mbma.net/
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