Sambas are excellent shoes for biking around the city. This can explain part of their popularity. They have very stiff soles that don’t flex on the pedals and are relatively flat on the bottom which helps your feet fit nicely on the pedals.
N0w we can move on to other important matters! Like why people wait in lines for hours outside sneaker shops for new Nike Flights even though they don’t play basketball. And why do people who aren’t Crips wear British Knights???