A man out of London, United Kingdom, who goes by the name of Joseph Kendrick, attempted to ride a bike while delivering Uber Eats for 24 hours straight. But what happened at the end of his journey is priceless.
What is Uber Eats? (Described by Uber)
Uber Eats is the easy way to get the food you love delivered. Its their food delivery platform that makes getting great food from your favorite local restaurants as easy as requesting a ride.https://help.uber.com/ubereats/article/what-is-uber-eats-?nodeId=fbf73e2a-c21f-4a48-8333-c874ae195fd1
The Uber Eats app connects you with a broad range of local restaurants and food, so you can order from the full menus of your local favorites whenever you want. UberEats
His goal was to stay “online” for 24 continuous hours delivering food to Uber Eats customers…while riding a bike.
“Online” = keeping the app open and accepting all orders as they come in.
Orders he would cancel included: pizzas, soups, and McDonald’s loaded drinks.
High: ~13 Celsius or 55 Fahrenheit
Low: ~1 Celsius or 33 Fahrenheit
Most of his ride was in the city of London, but also included surrounding areas such as Stratford, Angel, Isle of Dogs, and parts of Walthamstow.
What he does during the 24 hours
Job of an Uber Eats Employee are as follows:
- Wait for a customer order to come in
- Drive/Ride to destination of order (let’s say McDonald’s)
- Pick up order from McDonald’s
- Deliver food to customer
Other things include:
- avoiding cars in traffic while on the bike
- fighting exhaustion and sleep deprivation
- surviving the cold
- finding poorly marked restaurants and customer buildings
Distance Traveled: 147.53 miles
Map of bike path
View on Strava here
How much did he make?
- Total Duration: 24h 0m – Online
- Total Trips: 41
- Total Earnings: ~ £200.19 or $258.17
What he used during his 24 hour ride.
Summary of Delivering Uber Eats for 24 hours straight
His journey is an interesting one, and not one I’ll be doing anytime soon.
The ending is still the best part. Watch to find out!
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