Originally Posted by dtmt
Also, and this is probably a local thing, but people wearing hiking gear or shoes when they're not going hiking. It's kind of the clothing equivalent of people who never drive off road buying a big 4x4 just because they want to appear "outdoorsy" or "rugged."
It's especially bad when the person wearing the hiking gear is out of shape to the point where it's obvious that haven't been doing much hiking.
Oh come on. People probably own hiking shoes because they go hiking at some point. Perhaps not with as much regularity as you think justifies purchasing them, but who cares if they were it around on non-hiking days? People buy running shoes and basketball shoes all the time, so you're going to tell me they can't wear them unless they are running or actually playing basketball? If you're talking about people wearing "timbalands" with baggy jeans (or oversized clothing all over for that matter), then you just don't like the look of a portion of the hip hop culture.
Unfortunately 4x4s are not marketed solely to the outdoorsy community, and in fact Audi uses the technology in their Quattro. If anything, the big 4x4s are annoying more so for how obnoxious they can be (parking in small spaces for one thing).
If you have to have beef with anything, let it be with the TEVAs!! Now those are hideous - unless you are a grad student.