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Pedicabbing Tales

I picked up a second job this summer to make a little extra money for the school year. As a hobby, it's wonderful. I get to ride a bike around an amazing city, pestering people and generally getting paid for it. It's not very much money, but it's a lot of fun. Getting the job was very easy - we're independent contractors so I called up, went for an interview and paid a fee for training. After that... I was officially a professional cyclist. Sorta. :) I sign up for shifts, go into work, pay my shift fee and then take my cab out. Our particular company works solely off of tips - we don't charge specific rates or mileage. We range all over the downtown area, which lets us take rides that are a couple miles long and gives us plenty of hills to climb.

Unfortunately a couple of weeks into my pedicabbing adventure, my boss told me they'd run out of work for me to do... they didn't want to but they were going to have to send me home for unpaid leave and when they were ready, they'd call and ask me if I still wanted to work for them. That left my fun pedicab hobby as my sole source of income... I've been pedicabbing a lot. A lot, a lot. So I thought it was time to start blogging some of my adventures on the bike. ^_^ Expect stories to be forthcoming!