Thank you for your kind words. My ego has been reinflated to near pre-snub levels. As all BigWheelers know, ANY sympathy, even if utterly patronizing or gratuitous is eagerly and gratefully received.
More importantly, I will be checking all riders that I cross paths with to see if they have properly bodice-equipped riding gear.
Another example of Cliff's absolute virility is that when he is not working his day job as a swimsuit model, he is equally comfortable on the other side of the lens: