You make your own schedule, work off your phone, and spend most your your day outside feeling the wind on your face. But what really goes into being a bicycle courier for food delivery apps, and is it possible to earn a living wage doing it? The Eater team explores.

To read (and see, and watch!) more about bike messengers in the on-demand meal economy, check out the full feature on Eater.com: http://eater.com/a/bike-messenger-fitness

Eater is the one-stop-shop for food and restaurant obsessives across the country. With features, explainers, animations, recipes, and more — it’s the most indulgent food content around. So get hungry.

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel now! http://goo.gl/hGwtF0
Our Video Crew: https://www.eater.com/pages/masthead-video