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  • Chicago, IL
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Bike courier jobs
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Does anyone have experience working with companies like Postmates and UberEats, ect as a bike deliverer?I applied for Postmates to get some extra income, and was wondering if anyone had any tips or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brittney Nov 11, 2016.

 

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Brittney replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are Your Favorite Chicago-Area Bike Lanes, Paths & Routes?
"Lately I've been taking Orleans to Division to Sedgwick and then taking other back raods to finally get on clark right before Wellington, and this is to get home. To go to work, I like Clark to Lincoln to Wells. I was taking that commute for a…"
Jul 29
Brittney replied to Yasmeen's discussion Most Embarrassing Moment On A Bike
"I lost my balance on Franklin and Erie last year and fell sideways. It was rush hour. Lots of people saw. I didn't notice I was bleeding until I got to Wells and felt something on my leg. I had some huge bruises and a few scratches for a couple…"
Jul 29
Brittney replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion I STILL refuse to turn into a roadie - Thanks CTA {Video}
"I thought about a road bike, but there's too many potholes and bumps along my route. I'm ok with my hybrid. I didn't know this thing of moutainbikes vs roadbikes in the city? I forgot what I was on where I saw exchanges going back and…"
Jul 7
Brittney replied to Steve Cohen's discussion Randolph bike lane horror
"Washington is terrible. I've had quite a few close calls between Franklin and Wells because of the parking garage."
Jul 7
Brittney replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Never pull alongside a vehicle in a right turn only lane
"That's interesting to read, and I can see it. I try to avoid being in the blind spot, but what I think the driver can see versus what they can actually see are probably different things. That and I try to obey traffic lights. Makes me question…"
Jul 7
Brittney replied to Yasmeen's discussion What We LOVE LOVE LOVE About Our Fellow Cyclists
"People always comment on my bike because it's hot pink. They think it's cute. :) The friendliness I see on the #BikeCHI tag is always cool. People talk to each other and give tips. How helpful people are to each other when they're…"
Jul 5
Brittney replied to Yasmeen's discussion Pet Peeves Among the Pedals
"Yeah I haven't been on the lakefront since last year. My husband actually had an accident last week when someone pushed their friend in front of my husband's bike. Husband tried to avoid him, but he ended up flipping off his bike and got…"
Jul 1
Brittney replied to Yasmeen's discussion Pet Peeves Among the Pedals
"If you pass with enough room, that's fine. I just hate the ones that come out of nowhere within inches of me."
Jul 1
Brittney replied to Yasmeen's discussion Pet Peeves Among the Pedals
"Shoaling. Omg why do people do it?! Passing on the right. Passing on the left with no warning. Me passing a guy and then all of a sudden he wants to speed up to pass me. Why? Riding down the bike lane in the opposite direction you're…"
Jun 29
Brittney replied to Yasmeen's discussion Dreaded Bike-Unfriendly Streets
"Right now, Halsted is pretty torn up north of Fullerton. It's pretty annoying. Franklin under the L tracks. It gets difficult to bike through it at times."
May 13
Brittney replied to Brittney's discussion Bike courier jobs
"Thanks for all this info. If I do decide to try out UberEats, I'll be sure to use your promo code. :)"
Nov 11, 2016
Brittney replied to Brittney's discussion Bike courier jobs
"Thanks!"
Nov 11, 2016
Jordan M S replied to Brittney's discussion Bike courier jobs
"I've been doing uber bike delivery now for a couple months.  Here are a few details of my experience. As far as convenience:  you apply and do the basic 30 minute information session, then you are good (if you have an insulated bag,…"
Nov 9, 2016
John Greenfield replied to Brittney's discussion Bike courier jobs
"This piece has some info about the current state of the courier biz: http://chi.streetsblog.org/2016/10/20/chicago-vets-swept-the-north-american-cycle-courier-championships/"
Nov 9, 2016
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Nov 8, 2016
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Bike courier jobs

Does anyone have experience working with companies like Postmates and UberEats, ect as a bike deliverer?I applied for Postmates to get some extra income, and was wondering if anyone had any tips or experiences to share, or if they preferred another company.Thanks :)(hopefully this is an ok forum grouping to post this in)See More
Nov 8, 2016

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What I ride:
Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Bike Week rally in Chicago
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://twitter.com/brittigno
My first bike:
Some bike my dad got from Walmart. I remember it was pink and purple and I loved it. My new bike is still pink, so I never grew out of that.

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