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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2012 8:57 pm 
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Is this sight just full of us obsessed men ww or are there some women ww out there ?
I have a partner and 2 boys so not looking for a date just wondering if its all men on here?


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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2012 9:56 pm 
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There have been women occasionally. They post rarely or just a few times.
A friend of mine was on here (she lives up in Berkeley, north of me) but was dissuaded because a few too many posts had sexist comments in them.

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2012 10:07 pm 
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That doesn't seem possible. Was she hot? :mrgreen: just kidding :wink:

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2012 11:30 pm 
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Are there any women here today

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIaORknS ... ata_player

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 12:29 am 
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perhaps teh wimmins are less geeky?

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 2:54 am 
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It is not sexist to say that the minds of men and women are very different. We think differently about the gear we use in cycling. Women just want good gear that works. They do not obsess that a certain crank is 75 grams less and generally considered to be stiffer. Years ago, I got into target shooting. I started to obsess about AR-15 bull barrels, match triggers, the works. My uncle, who had "been there, done that" gave me the best advice ever: "Just shoot it". I am still working on that lesson with cycling. I believe women in cycling are the best at "just shooting it".


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 7:04 am 
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There are likely more men here on behalf of women. :noidea:

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 10:18 am 
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Do not forget that the lightest bike on here , the Ruegamer was made by a women. They can get every bit as techy as us man fellows


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 2:57 pm 
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I think all Women (cyclists or not) are weight weenies...


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 4:37 pm 
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artray wrote:
Do not forget that the lightest bike on here , the Ruegamer was made by a women. They can get every bit as techy as us man fellows



Acutally a man who became a women.. Not really the same thing

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 5:21 pm 
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Acutally a man who became a women.. Not really the same thing


+1. Not even close to being the same thing.

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 5:46 pm 
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Slowly but surely the sexism is starting to creep in. "It is not sexist to say that the minds of men and women are very different. We think differently about the gear we use in cycling. Women just want good gear that works" The minds of all of us are different, so it is sexist.


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 5:49 pm 
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We are different. If that is sexist so be it.


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 6:13 pm 
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Both my wife and particularly my daughter think the very act of going on a cyling forum is sad. I guess they've got a point.


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A response to Arky. Yeah, but you are making clear cut judgements , and I can tell you that there are some woman out there who are just as techy as you and me, infact when I tuned my sram red I was in a womens shed using a womens dremel and tools and that the lady in question is very skilled and could give a few of us some tips.
It's to easy to put people in box. Like prendrefeu said, a few comments and the lady in question has left the sight and she could have been the one person to help someone out there solve an issue with there bike.
Thats how this sight works the best learning from the experiences of others and passing down that knowledge , be it man or women .


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