Bikeing in NYC
August 29, 2004 1:24 PM   Subscribe

Video (50MB mpg) racing through Manhattan streets on a bicycle, from the first person perspective. Camera is mounted on helmet, it has an IMAX quality for producing a feeling like you are there on the bike.(via eyebeam)
posted by stbalbach (7 comments total)

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I was a bike messenger in NYC in the '80s (and still have the scars!) so I'm looking forward to seeing this - if it ever finishes downloading!
posted by nicwolff at 1:58 PM on August 29, 2004

Great vid, was a FPP just this July 15, (different URL though)
posted by page404 at 2:05 PM on August 29, 2004

I've been d/ling for 20 minutes already, on DSL, and am only at 35% complete...gah. But this is a good time for me to mention that I too used to have the most glamorous, exciting, prestigious, sought-after job in the world. Yes, that's right, like nicwolff, I used to be a nyc bike messenger. I did have great thighs, but that was the only perk. I'm sure that this video will bring back many nightmares for me. Can't wait to see it.
posted by iconomy at 2:17 PM on August 29, 2004

Let's see if that Coral cache thing actually works: video link.
posted by smackfu at 2:39 PM on August 29, 2004

yeah, it's a double...but the first time the video got fried (farked?) pretty early on so it's a useful double post, thanks!
posted by NGnerd at 2:43 PM on August 29, 2004

Yep, I never got to see the video first time, so a worthy pea roast.
posted by chrid at 3:09 PM on August 29, 2004

cool! what an adrenaline rush.

well timed, too, considering friday's critical mass.
posted by nylon at 3:31 PM on August 29, 2004

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