Posts Tagged ‘world naked bike ride’

Tweet The World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) may be old news to many Portlanders by now, as this year marks the 9th annual bike ride, but it was a first for me. It was an experience of a life time and one I’ll never forget. I love that while there are WNBRs hosted all over the world, Portland hosts the biggest. Last year, there were 10,000 people on the ride, and I imagine that this year was even bigger. People reported that they were still spotting riders at the starting point when they were almost to the end of the route. My…

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May 28, 2013

World Naked Bike Ride!

by: Taz Loomans

Tweet The World Naked Bike Ride in Portland is just a few short weeks away, taking place on Saturday, June 8th. Yes, people will be riding naked on their bikes, but for a good cause. The worldwide bike ride highlights “the vulnerability of cyclists everywhere and decries society’s dependence on pollution-based transport” and is meant to bring people together in support and celebration of cycling. A little bit of background: The first World Naked Bike ride took place in 2004, but before that, a lot of different organizations put on smaller naked bike rides around the world. In Germany, naked…

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