Two of the lads who rose to fame after being caught on CCTV repairing a broken bike rack on a night out in Boston have spoken about their good deed to The Standard.
As reported previously, Boston Borough Council CCTV operators caught the lads at 3am in the morning bending the rack back into shape after it had been damaged by a car.
Martin Griggs, 24, and Dean Mason, 23, spoke to the Standard today about the events and their new-found fame.
Martin said: “We thought it was a bit knackered and it’s been broken for a while. We were a bit inebriated, and decided to mend it.
“We started pulling it this way and went ‘this ain’t happening’, so we tried various ways and put our legs into it.”
The pair were joined on the night by Simon McMillan, 23, and Dan Butler, also 23.
The CCTV video shows the lads taking 13 minutes to repair the bike rack, but they said it ‘felt like ages’.
They said they always try to help people out and said the majority of people on nights out aren’t bad.
The video above shows the guys talking about the night, their reaction when they saw the police car and their view of the night-time economy.
The lads’ exploits has made the national news meaning they’ve attracted a fair bit of attention in the town.
Martin said: “I got a few phone calls saying you’re on TV, you’re in the news.
“One of my friends even recorded it and brought it to work for me to watch.
“Everyone’s been saying you’ve got to go in and talk to them [The Standard].”