Rule number 1 of towing. You should never be embarrassed to be towed.
Towing makes the team go faster.
Towing can actually make it easier to ride up some stuff as it keeps weight on the back wheel of the tower and the front wheel down on the towed
Maybe rule 1 is true with the exception of riding up Rapaki Track. If we had gone on Wednesday after work with the masses out and about I would have felt embarrassed and lazy.