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slob 29-11-2006 10:58 PM

anyone here a dispatch rider?
Got a few questions: please PM me.

krammer 29-11-2006 11:01 PM

don't do it slob :)

blackhack 30-11-2006 12:49 AM

don't do it unless your starving to death and getting evicted....

once bitten.......twice shy

Zaphod 30-11-2006 02:44 AM

could there be any faster way to lose interest in riding ??

i used to love building engines until i got a job in a garage, the owners sussed i knew what i was doing so i ended up a full time rebuilder, after a couple of years of that i mostly lost interest (was building old FX4 diesels in me sleep)

Friar Tuck 30-11-2006 07:11 AM

I ran my own courier business for 5 years, Slob! Depends on what type of courier work you want to do? long Distance or circuit?

All my work was long distance because I lived in Corby (yeah, someone had to!) and all the business was either down to London or up to the North west, Manchester etc!

PM me and I'll see if I can help, mate!

John Hopkins 30-11-2006 09:50 PM

Bloody hell, what a time to start...six months of rotton weather..you must be hard as nails! :eek: John

Or daft as a brush..

I can hear my wife calling me!

rob 30-11-2006 10:26 PM

i did it for a while, started this time of year, too. all long distance, loved it. it wasn't like a job, it was like 'today i think i'll ride to manchester and bristol' or 'today i'll go to glasgow', and get paid more than i had time to spend! hard on bikes tho, used to get through 3ish a year. only stopped because my bike got nicked.
it didn't put me off riding. :)

pyro 01-12-2006 12:15 PM

You know me mate, I know you, I know couriers, and you wont cut it mate.

No offense but it aint for you.

Mitch 01-12-2006 01:33 PM

Did it for two years, long distance - based in sunny Huddersfield, all points north, south east and west.

Put me off biking for about four years!!

Then I lost my job so I ended up doing it again for about three months... :eek: enjoyed biking too much to keep it going (didn't want to get that way again).
Especially after working out of Burgess Hill going to London every day.

Kylie 01-12-2006 01:50 PM

I once got mistaken for the dispatch rider in the travel agents I used a lot with work! I suppose it's a sign your jacket needs washing.....

bunbag 02-12-2006 09:23 PM

knock it oan the head got a couple o mates who did it fucked them up big time :(

Friar Tuck 03-12-2006 09:14 AM

Slob, me ole fruit! I've written out a big "does and don'ts" for you but I need to send via an email as a word doc! PM your email or bell me, I replied to your PM mate. word doc came out at about 5973 give or take a few words! The PM messaging thing said it was about 973 words too long! I didn't know where to start editing so it's best left as is!

I'll see if i can upload it on here anyway. I'll put it on as a New thread! With a bit of luck!

teltwosheds 03-12-2006 01:33 PM

If your gon'a do it. Do it in a van :eek:

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