Korea’s a very mountainous place. Hiking is therefore popular. However, a strange phenonmenon exists among hikers here: an irrational but overwhelming desire to sport the whole professional hiking kit. Like wearing a ninja suit with a red Gore-tex jacket and titanium walking cane is going to make much difference to a weekend jaunt up a mountain. You’re not going to go any faster than everyone else on this crowded little peninsula.
Sadly, this logic holds fast for a significant minority of folks on bikes. Take this bizarre example of a human being on a leisure outing:
I think someone must have seen BMX Bandits once too many times as a child.
Compare to these sensible peeps just a few moments later:
Now ask yourself which style you would rather follow and go out there and be seen.