There is also the benefit of not loosing copious amounts of flesh in the event that you crash. That's almost as good as keeping your legs dry in a rainstorm.
"How rare that we can point ourselves inevitably west and go, go, go. Run out the highway and the hills. Slide our fingertips over the creases and the valleys of the impossibility that is America. You canít grasp its vastness from a plane. Itís diversity from a map. You have to put your feet on the ground. Your hands in the dirt." - Zach Bowman
My SmugMug galleries (copy & paste)---> https://meefzah.smugmug.com/