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Previously on "State of the Market"

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  • northernladuk
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    Originally posted by dsc View Post

    The feck, those are £10k a pop?
    Not if stole them they weren't.

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  • dsc
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    Originally posted by SchumiStars View Post



    I only have 2 bikes. Both are Dogma F's.
    The feck, those are £10k a pop?

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  • agentzero
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    Originally posted by SchumiStars View Post



    I only have 2 bikes. Both are Dogma F's.
    Don't drive a ferrari to deliver take away meals. There are lots of second hand commuter hybrid bikes on ebay and gumtree now. Get one of those if you're going to progress with a temporary delivery job.

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  • sadkingbilly
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    I love cyclists! - MAMIL's- yum!
    couldn't eat a whole one though.

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  • SchumiStars
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    Originally posted by PCTNN View Post
    I just re-watched it. All good but I wouldn't do it on that bike. Position is too aggressive, the box was all but parallel to the ground. I'd either do it on a nice flat bar bike with relaxed geometry or I'd get one of those front rack and put the box on it.
    I only have 2 bikes. Both are Dogma F's.

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  • Fraidycat
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    Originally posted by Unix View Post

    £135? I get that going to the toilet on ClientCo's dime.
    in the toilets during work hours is nothing to be proud of, even if you are getting paid for it.

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  • Unix
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    Originally posted by SchumiStars View Post



    Thanks. Just watched it. He did 10hrs Fri night, Sat am, 10hrs, ~50miles, £135.00. I might just register and have a go. Does look like fun TBH.




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    £135? I get that going to the toilet on ClientCo's dime.

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  • PCTNN
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    I just re-watched it. All good but I wouldn't do it on that bike. Position is too aggressive, the box was all but parallel to the ground. I'd either do it on a nice flat bar bike with relaxed geometry or I'd get one of those front rack and put the box on it.

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  • SchumiStars
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    Originally posted by PCTNN View Post
    Great, so you already have a bike and the necessary accessories.

    Initial cost = 0

    You can make money from the start with deliveroo and just eat.

    I remember seeing a GCN youtube video where one of the presenters did exactly that and showed clearly how much money he made by doing food deliveries.
    Thanks. Just watched it. He did 10hrs Fri night, Sat am, 10hrs, ~50miles, £135.00. I might just register and have a go. Does look like fun TBH.




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  • mattster
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    Originally posted by PCTNN View Post
    Great, so you already have a bike and the necessary accessories.

    Initial cost = 0

    You can make money from the start with deliveroo and just eat.

    I remember seeing a GCN youtube video where one of the presenters did exactly that and showed clearly how much money he made by doing food deliveries.
    So how much was it?

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  • PCTNN
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    Great, so you already have a bike and the necessary accessories.

    Initial cost = 0

    You can make money from the start with deliveroo and just eat.

    I remember seeing a GCN youtube video where one of the presenters did exactly that and showed clearly how much money he made by doing food deliveries.

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  • SchumiStars
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    Originally posted by PCTNN View Post

    Even better. Get yourself a bike (or an e-bike if your fitness is not there yet) and do just eat/deliveroo deliveries. Get some money and stay in the best shape of your life.
    Fitness is ok.
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  • PCTNN
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    Originally posted by PCTNN View Post
    Market not looking great for UX/UI Design roles so it's a good thing my contract has been extended until the end of the year.
    Also, client asked if I would ever consider going permanent, to which I said I would but only next year because now I need contractor's money. So yeah, 2025 will be the year I stop contracting it would appear.

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  • PCTNN
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    Originally posted by SchumiStars View Post

    Might get myself a Prius and start Uber and give up now.
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    Even better. Get yourself a bike (or an e-bike if your fitness is not there yet) and do just eat/deliveroo deliveries. Get some money and stay in the best shape of your life.

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  • Snooky
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    Originally posted by SchumiStars View Post
    [url]I would personally love being in a (London) office. Would be so great to be back in the buzz of things.
    Oh yeah, what a buzz! Wasting my life on public transport for 3 hours a day so I can sit at a desk dealing with end users who are all in different countries.

    I did that in the City for 30+ years, I can cope without the buzz ta very much.

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