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Old 09-08-10, 09:51 PM   #1
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so u wanna be a bike messenger

watch this, then decide

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Old 09-08-10, 10:28 PM   #2
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mildly entertaining...
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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.
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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.
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.
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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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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.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=8Jkf__aUQpE&feature=channel[/video]
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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.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=8Jkf__aUQpE&feature=channel[/video]
Could you show us your messenger bike?
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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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