My persuasion was gentle, didn't it get a bit more brutal at the rego tent?!
I'd originally written that I was 'bullied' into doing MTBO, but thought that was maybe a bit harsh :)
The 'bully' offered to lend you a bike?
Nah, I just brought an extra bike. The further persuasion came when she went to the rego tent and the guys there realised I would have done this.