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One for the girls

RoastieRoastie Posts: 1,968
edited July 2009 in Commuting chat
Not my story, but Mrs Roastie:

Riding along past Battersea Cats and Dogs a dude passes her "enthusiastically", and shortly after somehow his Topeak multitool falls out of his bag. Mrs Roastie, being the kindly type that she is, stops to pick up the tool and then "gives chase".

But not it should be said that Mrs Roastie is a pootler of note. Despite the fact that she is very fit (runner and dancer), she simply does not do speed on a bike. Consequently she rides in normal clothes and, as a rule, never breaks a sweat. Her bike is equipped with (usually loaded) basket, rack carrying her Basil pannier handbag thingie and has French style promenade bars.

Anyhow, so Mrs Roastie tries a chase and eventually catches up with enthusiastic cyclist (assisted partially by a RL, but given the usual level of pootle, this is still fairly impressive), and returns his tool.

Chapeau, Darling :D

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  • il_principeil_principe Posts: 9,152
    There's a joke in there somewhere...
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  • RoastieRoastie Posts: 1,968
    I never joke.
  • lost_in_thoughtlost_in_thought Posts: 10,563
    Good on her! I hope he was suitably humbled by a) her kindness and b) the fact that she caught him up!

    This may be the start of a promising career in SCR for Mrs Roastie...
  • RoastieRoastie Posts: 1,968
    This may be the start of a promising career in SCR for Mrs Roastie...
    Sadly I think this is more like a "one event only" performance. :o
  • stuaffstuaff Posts: 1,736
    Top work from Mrs Roastie there. Pootling is clearly a lifestyle choice for her...!
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  • roger_merrimanroger_merriman Posts: 6,165
    My ozzy bike mad friend has a friend who is rather fast racer so high up the CAT tree and she rides a shopper to work, with basket and some times flowery dresses, apparently you can hear her coming by the sounds of deflating male egos....
  • RoastieRoastie Posts: 1,968
    My ozzy bike mad friend has a friend who is rather fast racer so high up the CAT tree and she rides a shopper to work, with basket and some times flowery dresses, apparently you can hear her coming by the sounds of deflating male egos....
    Wolfette in sheep's clothing?

    @StuAff - Yeah, most definitely.
  • CafewandaCafewanda Posts: 2,788
    edited July 2009
    Good on her! I hope he was suitably humbled by a) her kindness and b) the fact that she caught him up!

    This may be the start of a promising career in SCR for Mrs Roastie...

    I agree :)


    I'm long overdue to get one of those Basil pannier thingies myself :)
  • CafewandaCafewanda Posts: 2,788
    My ozzy bike mad friend has a friend who is rather fast racer so high up the CAT tree and she rides a shopper to work, with basket and some times flowery dresses, apparently you can hear her coming by the sounds of deflating male egos....

    LiT's twin, perhaps?
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