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Rickshaw Spiderman NYC

I've heard about this guy on the news. Apparently NYC is cracking down on pedicabs and this guy may also stand to be affected. Also NYC law enforcers and law makers are dicks when it comes to harmless, fun things. Anyway.. I spotted him during an afternoon photo-walk before work.

 

"Hey man, can I take your picture?"

"Does your camera take video?"

"Yeah.."

"Get in."

"But I have to be at work in 10 minutes!"

"Let's go!"

 

So he ran me down the block. He usually charges for a run, but this one was on the house, maybe just for the publicity/word of mouth, or maybe because he's just a cool guy who likes putting a smile on peoples faces.

 

As you can see in the video, halfway through the run, he pulls aside a tourist and tells her to get in.

 

"But it looks scary!"

"Let's go!"

 

Here's to hoping Rickshaw Spiderman (aka Shaun) keeps doing his thing and the police stay out of his webs!

 

www.youtube.com/nycfunrun

 

Explored 10/23/09, #116.. thanks for visiting!

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Taken on October 23, 2009