Why I quit working as a BIRD Mechanic

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  • Опубликовано: 4 июн 2018
  • The main reason for having quit being a mechanic was because of the glitchy app and low supply of actually available for pick up scooters. There was an abundance of missing or ghost scooters making it a really annoying process to find ones.
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Комментарии • 154

  • Daniel Garrow
    Daniel Garrow 9 дней назад

    Fuck bird!

  • Tim M
    Tim M 13 дней назад

    These are in the dumpsters at apartment complexes all the time. In piles behind buildings. I think people are tired of them being in the way or something.

  • doug
    doug 14 дней назад

    bird should make them less easy to steal

  • snackman
    snackman 17 дней назад

    Looks like the being a Bird Mechanic (at least here in Los Angeles) is
    going to be discontinued. Just got the below message today :(
    We’ve had an amazing ride with our Bird Mechanic community over the last
    year. Your diligence and hard work helped make bringing an eco-friendly
    transportation option to the city of L.A. not only a possibility but a
    reality.
    In order to better serve the community, we our expanding
    our in-house repair facilities. As a result, we will be ending the
    mechanic program in Los Angeles in the next few weeks.
    Thank you again for your time, effort, and the stories you’ve shared with us.
    Please keep an eye out for upcoming announcements about your account as we begin the transition.
    Until the next ride,
    Bird

  • william moore
    william moore 18 дней назад

    You live in San Diego, Thats why.

  • Kelly Rush
    Kelly Rush 18 дней назад

    How do i learn to fix these scooters? any resourses would help. There are not enough scooter repair places in Los Angeles or Las Vegas. Please guide me

  • yesca jasta
    yesca jasta 19 дней назад

    go get a real job and stop crying . the obama phones , bikes and scooters are not good for our morality

  • t100base
    t100base 19 дней назад

    steal that crap. stupid middleman companies.

  • tim me
    tim me 22 дня назад

    they dont let you be a mechanic and a charger lol wonder what that rip off is intended to do. no logical reason.
    want more heads thinking about how to run their business for them? for 5 dollars an hour... more "employees" get more tax breaks maybe.

  • tim me
    tim me 22 дня назад

    imagine if you could start your own small business renting 200 dollar scooters that pay for themselves in a month...oh wait you cant your not rich enough to start a company and an app are ya? lol hahaha - says online monopolies

  • James Natial
    James Natial 23 дня назад

    The scooter was probably hacked and is being ridden as someones scooter.

  • Eric Pederson
    Eric Pederson 25 дней назад

    I hate these scooters littering the streets, I hate the inconsiderate assholes riding them with zero regard for cars, pedestrians or traffic laws, I hate that these scooters are impacting short ride income on Lyft and Uber. So complaints I hear about the difficulties of being a mech or a charger is all music to my ears.

  • Andrew Lawson
    Andrew Lawson 26 дней назад

    Not finding scooters is a HUGE issue! This happens to me all the time and bird offers no compensation for looking and reporting the scooters as missing. I did find out that their is a impound lot full of birds in spring valley.

  • rlt422
    rlt422 Месяц назад

    You do realize that it's not all theft. Quite a few of the vanishing scooters are being impounded by police then being sold at auction after Bird fails to claim them. Bird's whole business model is very problematic and lends to product loss. Combine that with the fact that I still don't think they have obtained the necessary licensing from the state or the cities they operate in and you have a business that won't be around to much longer if they don't get a bit smarter about how they do things.

    • doug
      doug 14 дней назад

      they can get like 10 bucks a day profit from one scooter so if one lasts a year they get 3,600 bucks and they cost like 450 for an electric scooter or 1000 bucks so they afford to lose a few. They will also get better at stopping the theft i imagine over time.

  • Machinist 4375
    Machinist 4375 Месяц назад +1

    your acting like a bitch....also get a truck for crying out loud instead of throwing them in your backseat

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  Месяц назад

      I have a truck.
      When this video was made mechanics made less than chargers and now that has flipped.

  • Hayk Grigorian
    Hayk Grigorian 5 месяцев назад

    I signed up as a charger but they never sent me my chargers yet☹️

  • Brian The Explorer
    Brian The Explorer 5 месяцев назад

    Boring......

  • Roger Miller
    Roger Miller 5 месяцев назад

    Nice honest opinion. Are you still charging now, and we're there any issues changing back to charger? THANKS.

  • Shawn Travels The World
    Shawn Travels The World 5 месяцев назад

    Is it just me or is he pointing at himself when he talks about people taking them?

  • Wrecker427
    Wrecker427 5 месяцев назад

    Wow how sad. Lol

  • Mario Reyes
    Mario Reyes 5 месяцев назад +2

    I have seen lots of those scooters here in LA open with wires sticking out, looks like they were open

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      Lots of people vandalized them and damage them

  • Broken Fuel Gauge
    Broken Fuel Gauge 5 месяцев назад +1

    Charging sounds like easy money. Hope it comes to my city soon

  • Kieran Mullen
    Kieran Mullen 5 месяцев назад +1

    Hack Bird Scooter comes up as an auto complete search on youtube. Should kick the thieves off youtube.

  • Paul Paruginog
    Paul Paruginog 5 месяцев назад

    Saw 100's Buffet at 1:39 and realized that's just down the street from me!

  • j b
    j b 5 месяцев назад +4

    Scooter mechanic? 😂😂😂

    • moquahd
      moquahd Месяц назад

      Also has a tricycle engine repair shop.

  • D B
    D B 5 месяцев назад

    People, do not take ANY jobs that require you to drive your own car. There is no economic way for these companies to pay you enough to support it's usage.

    • D B
      D B 5 месяцев назад

      "up to"...lol. I'll even give you the whole $100. $100 for that one hour isn't going to support your future. You are literally driving yourself into a financial hole. You have to be making a $100 an hour, EVERY HOUR, minimum. These companies know this, that is why they are getting other people to depreciate their assets. Don't be a sucker.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      I drive for less than an hour and can earn up to $100

  • craig parrott
    craig parrott 5 месяцев назад

    If I was a bird mechanic I'd come up with a hack for the scooter and sell the parts an directions on eBay

  • flitsies
    flitsies 5 месяцев назад

    Why can't you do both charging and mechanical work for them.
    Surely it's just a matter of plugging in to charge and while you have a load of them on charge those that are broken you be fixing while the others are charging then once you have fixed the broken ones you charge them as well, then put them all out at once which will save you money on gasoline.
    In fact get an electric cargo bike and use that to collect the scooters that way you don't spend any money on gasoline at all more money in your pocket.
    Get one that goes a reasonable speed and you are made, you would be able to go places with your electric cargo bike that you couldn't with your car in order to find the scooters.
    Seriously think about it, yes the cargo bike will cost you money to buy first off, but the money you save and the money you would make being able to find the scooters in places you can't go in your car would probably pay for itself very quickly.

    • flitsies
      flitsies 5 месяцев назад

      Seems daft to me, all the people that do the work would need do is take a photo of the scooter when they pick it up which would highlight the damage that needed to be fixed, that way the mechs and the chargers could be combined into one, and those doing the work would get both amounts and the work would be done faster.
      Judging by what I have seen, I don't believe their system is a viable one that will be sustainable, these scooters don't go that far on a single charge so they are probably dumped quite a lot.
      By combining both jobs and paying those able to do both jobs the fee appropriately it not only provides a good income it provides a much better service for the scooter and users.
      I am unfortunately unable to try out these scooters as I am in the UK but logically it would make a lot more sense to have both jobs done by one person, otherwise it means two people need to find that one scooter in order to keep it functional on a daily basis.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      I believe it's because of the risk of fraud so that someone doesn't mark damaged and then fix a potentially not actually damaged scooter

  • John Smitherson
    John Smitherson 5 месяцев назад +1

    I'm just surprise these cities let these scooter companies use the loop hole to allow disposable scooters littering the city.

  • theDRIGOshow
    theDRIGOshow 5 месяцев назад +2

    I saw a old pick up hauling over 200 scooters the other day. Was crazy

    • Jesus Aristeo Ponce
      Jesus Aristeo Ponce Месяц назад +1

      You can take them apart for the lifepo4 battery's, make your own electric car.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      That's crazy

  • ray hanes
    ray hanes 5 месяцев назад +1

    Wow I've seen those things downtown Detroit everywhere

  • Macho c
    Macho c 5 месяцев назад +1

    U are in the wrong profession!

  • next492
    next492 5 месяцев назад +1

    I'm an automotive mechanic and signed up for the bird mechanic. Few weeks ago Easy to fix easy money but I still have to learn the app tricks

  • 13orrax
    13orrax 5 месяцев назад +6

    how easy is it to rewire these thing to not need money? that might be whats happening

    • doug
      doug 14 дней назад

      yeah loads of people are getting these free scooters and rewiring them. one day they will need to modify the scooters to stop this.

    • Giles Wendes
      Giles Wendes Месяц назад +2

      You can easily buy the 'brain' online. Obviously people are doing that.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад +2

      Good question, I don't know... Would be an interesting experiment to see how to convert it

  • JPM.Cuisine
    JPM.Cuisine 5 месяцев назад

    how do you revert back to charging or even quit?

    • JPM.Cuisine
      JPM.Cuisine 5 месяцев назад

      RideIntoCash thanks!

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад +1

      To revert back to charger instead of mechanic you send a message in the help desk and they'll shift your account... Or you go online just cancel

  • Slava Zagreychuk
    Slava Zagreychuk 5 месяцев назад +1

    How about you just drive around and if its broken you pick them up and fix them

  • shojus
    shojus 5 месяцев назад

    I heard people shit all over the roads and sidewalks in California, you should get a job picking up shit? They pay well I guess, and full benefits! Cali sucks balls! You need a straw, oh ya, they're illegal in California.... Damn liberals are NUTS!

  • hightechhippie
    hightechhippie 5 месяцев назад

    you sound like a winy millennial grow some balls kid. I'm a mech in DC and i can get 6-8 a night after ubering and fix them i an hour or so and put them back on the street in the morning b4 ubering some. that is 15 a piece or about an extra 90 a day not a bad gig you learn spots where to find them, you didnt even give it a real college try, Man what is todays youth turned into.

  • Mike Carr
    Mike Carr 5 месяцев назад +1

    Like little coal plants driving around. Little coal burning scooters. Lol.

    • ran dori
      ran dori 5 месяцев назад

      Clean coal!

  • Mike Carr
    Mike Carr 5 месяцев назад

    Millenial idea. Full of shit and worthless. Like all other millenial ideas. Ya let's litter the streets with explosive batteries. Environmental nightmare but they think it's going green. . Lol. Coal is how 90 percent of power is made. How do those charge? Plugging into coal made power. ......dumbass.

  • missladyzee44
    missladyzee44 5 месяцев назад

    I really appreciate your honesty. Somebody sent me a post for this charger job so I can get paid daily. I also promote Dosh & a gas app & both are free apps

  • miguel ibarra
    miguel ibarra 5 месяцев назад +1

    Why don't you just get a real job dude?..

    • miguel ibarra
      miguel ibarra 5 месяцев назад

      +RideIntoCash seriously? Work 4 lift or charged? That's a job? Dang!!

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      Because the so-called real job as you describe it is not give me the freedom like I have when I do work like drive for Lyft or charge scooters for bird and lime... I've already made$4, 400 this month charging scooters and I have yet to work at night longer than 7 hours, and I've maybe worked 18 days this month. If you don't want to do work like this that's cool, most don't have the hustle and determination within them to make a gig economy job like this work.. but hey thanks for the comment and have a great day!

  • Pete Puebla
    Pete Puebla 6 месяцев назад

    Sounds like mechanics should get pain $$$$$.

  • Szin Napalm
    Szin Napalm 6 месяцев назад +12

    you ill t a ke your job and I certainly won't post videos on how much of a complainer I am. get back to work fat boy

    • seth817
      seth817 5 месяцев назад

      huh, I don't get it.

    • Elevated Mindset
      Elevated Mindset 5 месяцев назад +2

      Szin Napalm LMFAO 🤣🤣🤣

  • Uzrsports med
    Uzrsports med 6 месяцев назад

    it sucks I did for 4 months you could never find them cus the guys that charges them pick the broken one up to make extra money , and if you call support there fucken dumb ass , and Bird dont do shit about it .

  • No Way
    No Way 6 месяцев назад +5

    Have u tried Rogaine

    • Fuck Elon Musk
      Fuck Elon Musk 5 месяцев назад +3

      That hair line is hanging on for dear life

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад +1

      That's a good one!

  • ndrthrdr1
    ndrthrdr1 6 месяцев назад

    Just buy your own scooter. I did, and I use it almost every day. I bought a Segway Ninebot ES1.
    The tires are solid rubber, so rougher ride but no flat tires.

  • JJKnott
    JJKnott 6 месяцев назад

    anyone else not hear anything?

    • JJKnott
      JJKnott 5 месяцев назад

      +RideIntoCash My RU-clip client wouldn't play audio for this video but it would for others

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      Meaning video had no sound or that I had nothing worth listening to in video?if it's the latter then I'm sorry you felt your time as wasted!

  • Remy Martin
    Remy Martin 6 месяцев назад +10

    These companies dont have a future. You cant make a profit by losing scooters daily to theft and intentional damage such as being thrown into lakes. It’s a scam to get investor money and to hurt uber and lyft to get them to buy them out.

    • doug
      doug 14 дней назад

      but the rental bikes cost like 200 bucks each and they can make the return if they are out for one week so can bsorb the theft. i imagine the scooters can repay if they are out for a month or two before being stolen on average. They will also learn to prevent theft over time i imagine or at least try to.

    • Chris H
      Chris H 19 дней назад

      I agree. This company has no future. Anyone can steal the scooter and make it their own by watching RU-clip.
      It's a restaurant not only halving bad food but also food being stolen and owing money to cities. Good luck

    • N2UPROD
      N2UPROD 5 месяцев назад

      Remy Martin you must not understand some of the basic fundamental of business
      when opening a store or restaurant as an example you have to assume no profit for atleast the first 2 yrs shit they even teach you that in basic high school

    • Remy Martin
      Remy Martin 5 месяцев назад

      N2UPROD if you lost 5 steaks per day out of 50 im sure you would feel the pain.

    • Remy Martin
      Remy Martin 5 месяцев назад

      Lajoya Shaw they are not.

  • TheFluffyDuck
    TheFluffyDuck 6 месяцев назад

    This is why we can't have nice things. Why people treat these like shit is just awful. Dickheads are using the faux manufactured outrage as an excuse to be delinquents. Electric scooters are massive fun.

  • Giannis Aliko
    Giannis Aliko 6 месяцев назад +3

    How can I convert my xioami m365 to a non-folding one? I saw that bird makes that modification using a steal part. Nice video btw!

  • jerry sanders
    jerry sanders 6 месяцев назад

    Why, because there’s piss, vomit, snot, shit, etc all over the garbage scooters? Fuck those bird scooters. I’ll thrown em in the water when I see em.

  • jbonnardel
    jbonnardel 6 месяцев назад +12

    I also Mech for Bird in San Diego. It totally sucks and I too, have bailed. Lime Scooters are ACCURATE on their maps. Work for Lime.

    • Super Advance
      Super Advance 5 месяцев назад +2

      jbonnardel the reason lime is accurate is because it has a built in GPS, bird relies on your phone to give it's location, if someone moves it after you lock it, then it won't show up on the app because the app has no idea where it went.

  • critical Thinker
    critical Thinker 6 месяцев назад

    there should be some way to confirm the location with all this technology we have 36 volt 250 watt piece of crap

  • Heath Smith
    Heath Smith 6 месяцев назад

    It’s San Diego.... thieves in that part of town.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      Thieves everywhere sir!

    • Mark Plott
      Mark Plott 5 месяцев назад

      Heath Smith - you can strip a Bird scooter in 10 minuets, take the battery and leave the carcass.

  • Money Drop Clay Clayear God
    Money Drop Clay Clayear God 6 месяцев назад +2

    I try to ride one make a video how ride

  • Nesh Lane
    Nesh Lane 6 месяцев назад

    These scooters don’t have GPS? I mean can folks pick these up and sell them to a scrap yard?

    • Mark Plott
      Mark Plott 5 месяцев назад

      Nesh Lane - GPS is easily disabled, battery has resale value, rest of scooter is a carcass.

    • Ken Ogren
      Ken Ogren 6 месяцев назад +1

      Yes, they have GPS. The tracking unit in the bird "brain" uses an LTE modem that communicates using cell towers to update the location and status of the scooter.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  6 месяцев назад +1

      Nesh Lane some scooters only use Bluetooth connectivity and no GPS, some other models have GPS. It varies

  • Alan Moore
    Alan Moore 6 месяцев назад +1

    I'm 1 for 5 today. But I only wasted an hour on my way home. Thinking I'd rather charge too. But I've got free time and I want to teach my boys how to fix them so eventually will get to bring one home to do a tire or brake repair.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      That's an awesome idea, teaching your kids how to fix things is such a positive path to having them have a successful life

  • Chaun Che
    Chaun Che 6 месяцев назад +57

    I don't get people that sign up to be a mechanic when they can't change a tube or tire. This is about 80% of the job. If anyone reading this is thinking about being a mechanic please realize that it does take basic mechanical knowledge to do this job. I was an auto machnic for 10years and this is hands down the easiest job I've ever had. Once you learn the tricks of the app you can easily make $200+ a day in as little as 4 hours but you do have to know what you are doing. Let me reiterate, if you can't fix everything on them DON'T SIGN UP! Leave the job to people that want to earn their money and have the knowledge to do so. Thanks for posting this video, hopefully it discourages people who just want to make a quick buck.

    • David Sisung
      David Sisung 5 месяцев назад

      Think he was saying he couldn't find the scooters, so he couldn't fix it.

    • Alex anon
      Alex anon 5 месяцев назад +1

      heh.. can't fix a scooter if you can't find it.

    • Yonatan Makara
      Yonatan Makara 6 месяцев назад +3

      I signed up but decided not to do it. To much on my car for driving just to pick it up. Plus i got new spot at work so im good lol

  • Price Smith
    Price Smith 6 месяцев назад

    what city are you in?

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      San Diego, California

    • K A
      K A 6 месяцев назад

      Price Smith 6:45

  • RoadCam
    RoadCam 6 месяцев назад +3

    The ripoff factor is just to great for this to be a success... Too many thieves!

  • Pinaholic
    Pinaholic 6 месяцев назад +1

    Hipsters out to make a quik buck littering city streets with these scooters are saying "TAKE ME I'm yours! Do the math , cops don't care if they are taken by the less well off !

  • Jolene Gilvary
    Jolene Gilvary 7 месяцев назад

    Charging is not easy at all they are hardly where the map says they are or people have them in their houses or back yard. It's total bullshit or there are repeat offenders of this crap but yet Bird just keeps paying them so their report button did no good.

    • Tidrick Law
      Tidrick Law 5 месяцев назад

      Jolene Gilvary The Tidrick Law Firm is interested in talking with you about your experience with Bird. If you are interested please email us at info@tidricklaw.com.

    • Tidrick Law
      Tidrick Law 5 месяцев назад

      Ken Ogren The Tidrick Law Firm is interested in talking with you about your experience with Bird. If you are interested please email us at info@tidricklaw.com.

    • RUBESTER PRANKS
      RUBESTER PRANKS 6 месяцев назад

      I'm finding alot of limes here in the bay area . But I agree there are other of problems with the job

    • Ken Ogren
      Ken Ogren 6 месяцев назад

      You can report this in the app, and should. I watched a $20 bird "float" across the map while still showing that I could capture it... It was in the back of someones truck.

  • RoPower
    RoPower 7 месяцев назад +28

    I see people ride them like a push scooters without paying for the service that is why.

    • Michael Nichol
      Michael Nichol 23 дня назад +1

      You can swap the motherboard for 50 bucks cus they use another brands scooter and have a fully functional scooter. Not encouraging

    • Mario Reyes
      Mario Reyes 5 месяцев назад

      I have seen a lot with wires sticking out, looks like there were Tampered

    • Gilbert Adler
      Gilbert Adler 5 месяцев назад +1

      No you haven't they're locked when not activated

    • Rob B
      Rob B 5 месяцев назад

      theAppleWizz after 12 they shut down and you can use them as manual scooter

    • jltaco85
      jltaco85 5 месяцев назад +3

      so you can just grab one and just use it like a skateboard without paying?

  • Beachy Keen
    Beachy Keen 7 месяцев назад

    Did Bird provide tools?

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      Yes sent full kit with spare parts as well

  • travolta moroder
    travolta moroder 7 месяцев назад

    Use a electric car to find the electric scooters.

    • Mark Plott
      Mark Plott 5 месяцев назад

      travolta moroder - use a hummer with 5 mpg to fetch scooters.

    • Sulfen
      Sulfen 6 месяцев назад

      travolta moroder electric cars aren’t affordable yet.

  • Awakened Angel
    Awakened Angel 7 месяцев назад +1

    This whole thing seems annoying.

  • Francisco Lopez
    Francisco Lopez 7 месяцев назад

    You can never come out ahead financially when contracting with these "tech" companies. That is how they stay profitable by letting you absorb all the cost while not paying you for your time.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  5 месяцев назад

      Maybe for some who are wishywhashy about it and incredibly passive and not motivated... although some hustle and make solid income doing it

  • Matt Deckard
    Matt Deckard 7 месяцев назад +1

    You should be an emptyloyee

  • Sheryl Castro
    Sheryl Castro 7 месяцев назад +6

    They should refund you for your gas money spent......

    • Doctor Penguin
      Doctor Penguin 7 месяцев назад +1

      They do by force 😬🤟🏽 Claim in 1099 I’ve done it

  • wearegeniuses
    wearegeniuses 8 месяцев назад +1

    To tell you the truth I wouldn't bother wasting my time taking or compensating myself with one of their scooters I would just buy one myself brand new if I really wanted one I'm glad you pointed that out they do have millions and millions of dollars and funding explain to me why they cannot pay me $95 that they owe me they play too many games I'm sorry to bother you with this but I I just never really noticed that public view on bird and bird happenings

  • PAILIN COY
    PAILIN COY 8 месяцев назад

    Bird is so fucked up. Its 2018 you're gonna tell me u can't solve this problem by just sending a fucking mechanic to the charger whoever marked it damaged? Oh wait, They can. I told them i'd leave it next to my backyard door, its on private prop, no asshole neighbor is gonna take it, (theyve all seen me load/unloading these shits) heres my address. They were like, fasho. Sending one on the way.
    End of the day, I was like, yo. Mechanic never came. Got an apology that mechanics were very busy that day. But hey, a nice fellow came through the next morning to pick it up. He was pleasant. Working tasks for Bird -polar opposite.
    Thanks for sharing this video. I feel your pain

  • D C
    D C 8 месяцев назад +2

    Man, you live in my city!, San Diego! I'm thinking about becoming a charger.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  8 месяцев назад

      D C it's fun and a great way to bring in some decent income monthly if you're willing to work

  • lexxthanzero
    lexxthanzero 8 месяцев назад +2

    I spent 4 hours on my first time, today. I haven't gone to sleep. Found nothing. One wouldn't let me capture. It was charged 100% so maybe it was charged and released incorrectly. I encountered the same thing when trying to mark them missing.

    • Tidrick Law
      Tidrick Law 5 месяцев назад +1

      lexxthanzero The Tidrick Law Firm is interested in talking with you about your experience with Bird. If you are interested please email us at info@tidricklaw.com.

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  8 месяцев назад

      lexxthanzero yeah you probably should quit the mechanic side is switch back to a charger side... you can definitely make more money that way

    • lexxthanzero
      lexxthanzero 8 месяцев назад

      RideIntoCash I eventually found one but couldn't repair it. I couldn't access the inner tube to change the tire. And the speed button is broken. Then the LA storage was closed for floor repair. Then it was open but closed later in the day. Then I got a text that Ive had a scooter for days and should return it. Yeah...

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  8 месяцев назад

      lexxthanzero keep trying there will be bad days but enough good days to generate solid income in average

  • Slick Rick
    Slick Rick 8 месяцев назад +11

    Great Video, keeping us Independent contractors educated about these companies and what the job is REALLY like👍🏼

    • Jazz
      Jazz 6 месяцев назад

      But you'll never be independent from having to pay taxes. Plan for them...

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  8 месяцев назад

      jmartinez562 thank you, that's the plan

  • TheConsuelaHD
    TheConsuelaHD 8 месяцев назад

    limebike.com is hiring mechanics in the LA area www.indeed.com/cmp/LimeBike/jobs/E-Bike-Scooter-Technician-bf603d443be6175a?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvRoVbMvj61NMAitzFcMtebW9ketcroCbk1IWPp_ZmNzSxxghKW1KqJzPj1ILC-Q4glGgnCA9X-47pzqmKD0mRdA&tk=1cfh4v9lq1f9811v&vjs=3

  • M & D
    M & D 8 месяцев назад +2

    Thank you for the info, you have a good thing going here keep it up.

  • Blurry Face
    Blurry Face 8 месяцев назад +3

    Thanks for making this video. I just signed up to be a mechanic the other day. I was really excited to do this, it sounds like perfect work for me that I'll enjoy. But if it's the same situation in my area as in your area then I'll be very disappointed and see about signing up as a charger.
    Are you not permitted to be a charger and mechanic? You could remain a mechanic and just do the scooters you come across you can easily fix

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  8 месяцев назад

      Blurry Face thats true, the heat + carpet could lead to a fire risk.
      Its funny that you mention the mechanic + use friends account to charge / i had the same idea to do it because my friend had signed up as a charger before me and doesn't really actually do it. It could work out well to do that!

    • Blurry Face
      Blurry Face 8 месяцев назад

      Oh I'll probably charge on concrete. Don't want to have the worry of carpet causing thermal issues (potentially starting a fire). I may see if my friend is down to sign up as a charger and I can do the work for him and just give him money for the taxes and a lil extra for the trouble of the taxes...that is if working as a mechanic works out for me and I don't decide to switch to being a charger like you did

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  8 месяцев назад

      Blurry Face The BIRD map of available scooters to charge will be saturated with birds that are not where it says it is, always look at when the last ride was and when the location was last updated.
      - Anything beyond listed as today or yesterday is not worth looking for because it will likely not be at the point on the map... So just skip those older ones, don't waste your time.
      - If you have a Android phone, consider switching to a iphone, the iphone app is a better more accurate version of the app according to BIRD employee I spoke with.
      Find a way to get more chargers so you can charge more scooters nightly.
      - You can drop off fully charged scooters super early like 3/4am if you awake and able.
      - Get a rug to have on the floor of where you charge to the scooters to preserve and protect your floors.

    • Blurry Face
      Blurry Face 8 месяцев назад

      Well I'm happy it's working out for you as a charger. Saw your video from last night about the batteries you picked up. Hopefully my area will work out okay for me. Do you have any advice as a charger and former mechanic?

    • RideIntoCash
      RideIntoCash  8 месяцев назад

      Blurry Face they only allow contractors to be a mechanic or a charger, not both - so unfortunately people can't do both.
      Yeah after switching I'm making more money daily