What jobs involve cycling each day?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Bigtallfatbloke, 8 Oct 2007.

  1. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    I can think of two, Postie and cycle courier...although I dont fancy the life expectancy of the latter:biggrin:
  2. mr_hippo

    mr_hippo Living Legend & Old Fart

    Professional cyclist
    Circus trick cyclist
    Bicycle factory test rider
    Cycle tour guide
  3. District nurse ca 1950. Old - fashioned bobby on a boneshaker. Butcher's delivery boy.
    ...Hmmmm, not many current jobs I can think of.
  4. SamNichols

    SamNichols New Member

    Colne, Lancs
    One of those funny looking police men who ride around on hard tailed mountain bikes.
    Or, perhaps, someone who just cycle commutes to work everyday?
  5. mr_hippo

    mr_hippo Living Legend & Old Fart

    Rickshaw driver
  6. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

  7. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    Professional Tobogganist :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:
  8. My job. I am paid handsomly to track stand a penny farthing whilst juggling chainsets.
  9. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    I was thinking you could be a cycle paparazzi quite easily.

    Would be good for chasing celebs etc in traffic, you could filter up to cars and take pics through the glass, perhaps through gaps scooters can't manage for that exclusive shot!

    You could flit between the nightclubs at tipping out time, and scan an area for celebs much quicker than a pap on foot.....
  10. starseven

    starseven Guest

    They give them specialized rockhoppers round here!! almost reason to sign up... almost.
  11. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    1920s funeral directors. During the horse shortage
  12. mr_hippo

    mr_hippo Living Legend & Old Fart

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    Car delivery driver

    Wine salesman

    White goods delivery man

    Cloth merchant

  13. postman

    postman Legendary Member

    Meanwood ,Leeds
    Do they have Para medics on bikes in York.Have seen plenty of police on cycles.
  14. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    Yes but if you're a postie you get made to ride a royal mail standard issue bike, which is a genuine work of crapola, due to it having a red, usually rusty, steel frame, 'M'-shaped handlebars, hub gears, and weighs about 25kg, and probably has a loose bottom bracket. In fact they probably make you buy it off them now because they're too tight to provide it.
  15. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    Rickshaw rider

    Pretty much it isn't it?
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