Re: [CR] Attracting women with bicycles, or not


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Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:34:27 -0800 (PST)
From: Scott Gabriel <slipangle2@yahoo.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, devon warner <crabulux@yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <565807.96727.qm@web111512.mail.gq1.yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR] Attracting women with bicycles, or not


Devon,

You don't happen to fish, too ...do you?

Scott Gabriel
Cape Cod


--- On Thu, 1/20/11, devon warner wrote:


> From: devon warner <crabulux@yahoo.com>

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR] Attracting women with bicycles, or not

\r?\n> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

\r?\n> Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 2:48 PM

\r?\n> Guys, As a woman, i will give you all

\r?\n> a clue: i like (and i think most women

\r?\n> like) to see a guy on a bike who looks like he rides a lot

\r?\n> and loves it so much

\r?\n> that he takes good care of himself so he can ride

\r?\n> alot.  that, and i love very

\r?\n> good race bike tastes. i am not impressed by guys who look

\r?\n> out of car windows at

\r?\n> me on my bike.  i have to say that until recently most

\r?\n> guys have not even

\r?\n> noticed my good taste in bikes and i have only had one guy

\r?\n> ever who was smart

\r?\n> enuf to see that i like bike parts much better than flowers

\r?\n> and smart enuf to

\r?\n> know what sort of bike parts he should give me on my

\r?\n> birthday.  so i guess that

\r?\n> means i don't understand the opposite sex either, unless

\r?\n> they really like nice,

\r?\n> steel race bikes... i have no idea why there aren't more

\r?\n> women and men like us! 

\r?\n> what is wrong with people?? don't they like fun?

\r?\n>

\r?\n> btw: acquiring a bike never repels me unless it is, in my

\r?\n> view, an unworthy

\r?\n> bike.

\r?\n> devon warner

\r?\n> san francisco, CA USA

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n> ----- Original Message ----

\r?\n> From: Scott Gabriel <slipangle2@yahoo.com>

\r?\n> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

\r?\n> Sent: Thu, January 20, 2011 11:26:38 AM

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR] Attracting women with bicycles, or not

\r?\n>

\r?\n> I know how to repel a woman. Just mention acquiring another

\r?\n> old bicycle.  Works

\r?\n> like a charm on my wife.

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Scott Gabriel

\r?\n> Cape Cod

\r?\n> US

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n> --- On Thu, 1/20/11, Michael Shiffer <dennisflange@gmail.com>

\r?\n> wrote:

\r?\n>

\r?\n> > From: Michael Shiffer <dennisflange@gmail.com>

\r?\n> > Subject: [CR] Attracting women with bicycles, or not

\r?\n> > To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

\r?\n> > Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 2:03 PM

\r?\n> > Quoth Mr. Kohler, "Personally, I

\r?\n> > think a Rose Colnago would be more of chick

\r?\n> > magnet..." It is hard for me to imagine any bicycle,

\r?\n> in any

\r?\n> > color, being a

\r?\n> > chick magnet. The only exception that springs to mind

\r?\n> is a

\r?\n> > tandem with one

\r?\n> > winsome, wispy hipster rider. If I were one I'd ride

\r?\n> > nothing else.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > My daughter had the following experience a couple of

\r?\n> years

\r?\n> > ago: astride her

\r?\n> > fine old orange Lejeune track bike in Philadelphia in

\r?\n> the

\r?\n> > wee hours of the

\r?\n> > morning, she paused for a stoplight outside a bar. A

\r?\n> young

\r?\n> > lady, leaving the

\r?\n> > saloon, saw Isis, ran up and enthusiastically embraced

\r?\n> her

\r?\n> > while announcing

\r?\n> > to no one in particular and to her male escort's

\r?\n> obvious

\r?\n> > discomfort, "I LOVE

\r?\n> > fixie chicks!"

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > This is the only incident of actual bike-induced

\r?\n> chick

\r?\n> > magnetry I have heard

\r?\n> > of, and I don't think it is quite what PK had in

\r?\n> mind.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Bicycles have featured in my own romantic life, but

\r?\n> not in

\r?\n> > so direct a

\r?\n> > manner. My wife claims to have fallen for my

\r?\n> > bicycle-sculpted legs & rear

\r?\n> > before giving consideration to the rest of the

\r?\n> package.

\r?\n> > Again, it wasn't my

\r?\n> > pearlescent Olympia she was hot for, just the job it

\r?\n> did on

\r?\n> > me. She was only

\r?\n> > 17 at the time, and must be forgiven her youthful

\r?\n> > preferences.

\r?\n> > --

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Michael Shiffer

\r?\n> > EuroMeccanica, Inc.

\r?\n> > 114 Pearl Street

\r?\n> > Mount Vernon, NY 10550

\r?\n> > (914) 668-1300

\r?\n> > euromeccanicany.com