You're just not reading what's being said. It's not about anti-technology or being manly, it's about having fun. By you're logic, us car enthusiasts should all be riding in the latest hi-tech. electric auto-drivng cars, because that's the latest-greatest right ?Much is made of working a clutch but your grandmother could do it and I bet she embraced progress more than some of you, did that make her more manly? True for some.