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?
Although a variety of bicycles are used in the movie, 1984-85 Raleigh USA road bikes are used throughout by notable players in the movie. 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 Planes, Trains & Automobiles
You Got Me Reelin' and Rockin'
Performed by Roy Milton
Written by Roy Milton
& Dottsie Williams
Courtesy of Dootone Records (1955) See more