There’s a new geeky duo that claim the title of being the fastest to ride the entire New York City Subway system.  Back in December of 2006, some guys broke the old record by an hour.
The new record holders claim to have beaten the record by a couple of hours.  How did they do it? [...]

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Posted on February 21st, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Outta the Way, Riding Records

Can I just say that the women who leap over people to dive on an open seat need to freaking relax. I mean seriously.
Ok here’s the profile of the people I generally speak of:
18-34 Years Old
Usually White
iPod Wearing
The skinny aspect is critical to the scenario because these women jump at even the smallest [...]

They made it!  The guys that set out yesterday to beat the Guinness Book of World Record’s New York City subway riding record.
24 Hours, 54 Minutes and 3 Seconds puts them ahead of the old record by about an hour and a half.   Their website:


…for real this time. Allow me to clarify.
You’re probably saying to yourself, “Hey, didn’t a couple guys already break that record this summer?” Well, sort of. Yes, they broke a record, but it wasn’t the real record. They broke the amateur record.
They’ve caught a bunch of flack in the media for claiming to [...]

The Subway Challenge geeks made it, and broke the record in the process. (see previous post)
The record for riding the entire NYC Subway system was just over 25 hours or something. These guys made it in just over 24. So I guess that means that they have officially earned the title of [...]

656 miles.468 stations.
All in 24 hours. At the cost of $2.
Two self-proclaimed infrastructure nerds are currently riding the subway rails this morning, in an attempt to break the world record for hitting every stop.
Hear the interview here.
Ohh, and as you would expect, they set up a Myspace site.

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