The event is part of a global movement to promote a number of issues including cycling, road safety, oil dependency and consumption, low carbon and air pollution "green" environmental issues, health and exercise, the body and body art, alternative sexuality, exhibitionism and voyeurism. World Naked Bike Ride - Global website. World Naked Bike Ride - Wikipedia. World Naked Bike Ride - Brighton website.
Butts, Balls and Boobs: Photos from the Portland 2017 World Naked Bike Ride
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The World Naked Bike Ride WNBR is an international clothing-optional bike ride in which participants plan, meet and ride together en masse on human-powered transport the vast majority on bicycles , but some on skateboards and inline skates , to "deliver a vision of a cleaner, safer, body-positive world. The dress code motto is "bare as you dare". In , there was a shift towards simplifying the message and focusing on cycling advocacy. The WNBR saw events in 28 cities, in ten countries on four continents.
Bicyclists to bare all for 10th annual naked bike ride
By now it's not much of a surprise to see thousands of nude cyclists riding through the streets of Portland come spring. The World Naked Bike Ride is a Portland tradition, but the question that lingers as those naked bodies whiz by is, why? Officially, the World Naked Bike Ride is an international protest against our dependence on oil, as well as statement about the vulnerability of cyclists on the road, but organizers encourage participants to ride for any cause they like. It's sort of a free-for-all protest jamboree - nude and on bikes. Some untold thousands showed up at Normandale Park in Northeast Portland, some hesitantly stripping upon arrival, others brazenly riding in baring all to the world.
Participants even get a special viewing of the museum's show, "Cyclepedia" just before the ride. It's the perfect mash-up of counter-culture and high culture, Portland-style:. Talk about naked ambition. Both sides see the benefit of joining forces. For the museum, its.