"Crazy biker races
tube train!"-Daily Record, 29 July 2006
You are on
the Glasgow underground (subway), travelling clockwise.
The journey time between Buchanan St. and St. Enoch is
approximately 55 seconds. On the surface it's
downhill journey, down the busiest shopping street in
Glasgow with 2 road crossings.
Challenge: Can you get off the train at Buchanan
St. and back on the same train the next time it stops at
Sam T originally proposed the challenge on the
Sailing Club Guestbook back in 2005. Now, we at
Team Teacake know a stupid idea when we see one, so we immediately agreed...
The video was made using highly sophisticated
Windows Movie Maker technology in the weeks after the event, shown to a few
friends, put on a
website and forgotten about. Then, a few months
later during the height of exam season, Col was recognised outside the library.
A quick check revealed 3,000 hits and the beginning of an internet phenomenon.