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    Senior Member trx1's Avatar
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    so u wanna be a bike messenger

    watch this, then decide
    Last edited by trx1; 09-11-10 at 10:11 AM.

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    mildly entertaining...

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    I'm Carbon Curious 531phile's Avatar
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    So let me get this straight, when you become a bicycle messenger, you become an animated character? Cool!!! I want. I want.

    Quote Originally Posted by avner View Post
    I loled. Twice. Then I cried. Then I rubbed one out and cried again, but thanks for sharing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 531phile View Post
    So let me get this straight, when you become a bicycle messenger, you become an animated character? Cool!!! I want. I want.
    you don't just get animated...you get to see into the future...by at least 15 seconds, but still....YOU SEE INTO THE FUTURE!!!!!!

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    15 seconds is enough for me to make a killing on the market, if I work at it.
    I see unexamined people. All the time. I don't think they know they're unexamined.

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    I'm not a bicycle messenger, just a commuter, but like them, I can also see into the future. Yes, 15-30 secs is about right. You also have peripheral vision like a spider.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trx1 View Post
    watch this, then decide
    I've worked as a messenger on motorcycles for a few years with a few companies,
    Early Bird Express, Messengers on the Run, and others. Nothing has changed then
    and now, bike messengers make very little money for risking a lot. Most get into
    another line of work after a few weeks.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=8Jkf...eature=channel

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1nterceptor View Post
    I've worked as a messenger on motorcycles for a few years with a few companies,
    Early Bird Express, Messengers on the Run, and others. Nothing has changed then
    and now, bike messengers make very little money for risking a lot. Most get into
    another line of work after a few weeks.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=8Jkf...eature=channel
    Could you show us your messenger bike?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garfield Cat View Post
    Could you show us your messenger bike?
    I had a few, Kawasaki KZ440, Honda VFR700, Yamaha FZR600.
    My last messenger gig was with Urbanfetch about 10 years ago,
    I was riding a Honda VFR800. I'm at work right now, when I get
    home I'll put up a photo or two.

    If you mean the bicycle I'm riding in my video, it's just your average
    2009 Fuji Newest 1.0. Other than adding fenders, lights and a bell;
    it's pretty much stock.

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