The Naked Bike Ride has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Wearing a helmet is a great way to stay safe while bicycling — no one would argue with that. For the undressed masses who streak through Portland each year during the World Naked Bike Ride , accoutrements are largely unnecessary. Every June, thousands of cyclists cruise commando through Portland streets as part of the World Naked Bike Ride, a global protest against oil dependency. As a part of a worldwide protest against oil dependency, this annual event has seen Portlanders pedaling au natural every June since
Naked Bike Ride 2020: ‘As Bare As You Dare’ But Don’t Forget The Mask
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As always, the starting location for the ride will be announced later this spring, with the actual route kept under wraps to dissuade the public from lining the streets in advance, posing a possible public safety hazard for attendees. The World Naked Bike Ride is officially a protest — against our dependency on oil, for cyclist safety and in support of body positivity. Attendees are also encouraged to adopt their own causes, often using their bare backs as protest signs. The event's motto is "bare as you dare," encouraging riders to dress down to their comfort. That means while there will certainly be thousands of nude cyclists, there will also be plenty of people riding topless or in costumes. Photos from the World Naked Bike Ride.
Naked cyclists, some wearing face masks to protect against the spread of coronavirus, riding through The World Naked Bike Ride WNBR is an international, summer, clothing-optional cycling event that usually takes place in as many as 80 cities across 20 countries. This year was no exception, however due to the coronavirus and lockdown restrictions in many locations, the version saw a more modest turnout. A naked cyclist wearing a face mask rides through downtown Madrid during the Naked Bike Ride