A small number of Korean motorcyclists will wear World War II German helmets while riding around on their bikes . . . to western English visitors it’s a fairly surprising/shocking sight to see because these helmets often evoke images of the holocaust due to the strong associations movies and TV shows have created.

This picture isn’t as clear and sharp as I’d like it to be but I was just walking along when this guy drove past.   I was using my Sigma 18-200mm lens on F/5.0, ISO 1600, and aperture priority settings . . . it’s not a bad shot considering he was driving past me, but it could be better.

I’m not sure what the exact appeal is for Koreans who choose this helmet, but I’d love to have somebody translate what their responses would be.

J

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