To be honest, I find his tweet very funny, if not a reminder of what cycling dudes are like. Did he insult the local cultural sensibility? If I put my anthropologist hat on again, I’d say it depends on the context. It’s a joke.
Well, Peter, it’s pronounced as ‘Coke’ not ‘Cock’. Malaysians don’t put ‘e’ at the end of a consonant to denote a softening of the preceding vowel because then, ‘Koke’ will have to be pronounced as “Cocky’.
I read that before Langkawi, you had never been to that part of the world. Probably Asia Pacific, you meant. I have never been to Colorado myself, though I saw great photos of winter there. Put my beloved Richmond to shame. Enjoy the race, and that part of the world.
But here is a challenge: win that bitch of a Genting Highlands phase, and I bet the ladies will love you more.
Who doesn’t like a strong grinder?
And another thing: the ladies there, especially up north near the coast, got sass.
You’re right, we do love that beach.