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
Kevin Bacon is Jack Casey. He traded in his three-piece suit for a ten-speed and the streets.
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Did You Know?
Kevin Bacon'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
When Jack starts chasing Gypsy's car after he sees him in the city, he is wearing a thin grey top and a black waistcoat. However, at the point he loses the car at the lights the camera cuts to him wearing a grey knitted sweater and no grey top. In the very next scene he is back wearing the grey top and waistcoat. See more
Sometimes things don't happen the way you planned, sometimes you could end up lower than you started.
Referenced in Castle: Kill the Messenger
Performed by Daiquiri
Written by Rose Soy and Alberto Slezynger
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