Jack Casey used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid. After a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over. He loses his nerve and joins a speed delivery firm which relies on bicycles to avoid traffic jams of San Francisco, is attracted to a fellow bicycler, Terri, and befriends Hector, a budding entrepreneur. Can Jack regain his nerve and his self-respect, and rebuild his life on a more sound basis? Written by
For Jack Casey, playing the market was life in the fast lane... until he joined QUICKSILVER where the fast lane was a way of life!
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Did You Know?
's bicycle is a single-speed '84 Raleigh Competition. While no differentiation is made in the film, at least three different configurations are seen on Bacon's bike during the movie: Fixed-gear, single-speed, and outfitted with 0-degree trick forks during various scenes in Bacon's apartment. A possible freewheel is suggested early in the film when Bacon dismounts while in motion and a distinct clicking sound is heard until the bike stops moving. See more
During the final chase, Jack's face alternates back and forth from grimy and sweaty to clean between shots. See more
Sometimes things don't happen the way you planned, sometimes you could end up lower than you started.
Referenced in My Boys: Hanger Management
Performed by Tony Banks
Released on his "Soundtracks" album (1986) See more