A Perth hotel has turned away a group of cyclists after a waiter told them that no one wants to see their sweaty junk while eating breakfast.
Canning Bridge Cycles owner Ross Powell said he was shocked to be told there was a “strict policy of no lycra” when he and three fellow cyclists turned up for breakfast on Sunday.
The hotel has denied they tried to eject the riders, with a statement on their Facebook page saying it was all a “misunderstanding.”
But despite this, the cafe has actually been flooded with support from lycra and leggings haters everywhere.
The issue, it seems, is etiquette surrounding appropriate breakfast “dress code” is murky. And lycra, if you’ve noticed, has been creeping into popular brunch spots for some time. It’s happening. #gymgeareveryday
Gym gear to the cafe or the shops, gym gear when you’re not gymming and have little intention of gymming or even have never gymmed in your life. It’s all increasingly normal but is there an underlying discrimination at play here?
Because no-one seems to have a problem when the lycra-clad cafe-hoppers look like this: