bike messenger

09 Dec 2020

Bike Messengers Take on DoorDash & Grubhub with a Local, Worker-Owned Delivery Service

Ordering food from the supposedly ‘necessary-evil’ delivery apps like Uber Eats, GrubHub, and DoorDash often leaves you with a bill that makes you feel like you could have bought a yacht for that much money. But you’re not the only person getting screwed over by the delivery apps — the

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25 Apr 2016

How Delivery Apps Exploit Bike Messengers

Video killed the radio star. Fax machine killed the bike messenger. Then Internet killed the fax machine and smartphones brought the messengers back. We still work on bikes, and we still do delivery, but it’s more general these days. Less paper, more sandwich. The need for delivery didn’t go away,

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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17 Feb 2016

Bike Messenger Stereotypes …They’re Not All True

That we’re a collection of recklessly tattooed, semi-sociopathic violators of traffic regulation and the social contract. Whole Foods checkout clerks on bikes…

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09 Feb 2016

Working on a Bike During the Super Bowl

if there’s one sunday a year when you can be guaranteed customers in the home and fewer drivers on the road, it’s Super Bowl.

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02 Feb 2016

How SF Bike Messengers Do It

What’s more lucrative? Delivering crates of wine or Ipads? And how to get that elusive tip on the streets and hills of San Francisco

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25 Jan 2016

A Day in the Life of a Bike Messenger

Courier: Notes from a Modern Day Bike Messenger Usually, when I tell people I’m a courier, they are too polite to correct me. ‘A career what?’ they ask. I restate that I am a cuhr-EE-yuhr, and they nod, then ask after my weekend plans. To the average San Franciscan, ‘courier’

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