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Originally Posted by Pamestique View Post
Funny, I find men don't stop that often. In fact, all too often I have stopped for other men or women when men have ridden by... I stopped one time for an older gent that needed help. He told me tons of people rode by without even saying "you OK?". I am fairly self sufficient but have had my moment where I needed help but since i am not young and attrctive, everyone whizzes by...
My experience is that the stereotypical Serious Cyclists never do anything that might impede their performance on their current Strava segment, but that people who are clearly just out for a nice ride on the bike will generally throw at least a "You OK?" as they pass by - even though I'm a middle-aged graying Fred with delusions that I can do a rear tube swap in three minutes flat. ;-)
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