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Old 03-04-04, 12:13 AM   #1
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World Naked Bike Ride

June 12, 2004. Organize a ride in your hometown!

http://worldnakedride.org/
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Old 03-04-04, 01:01 AM   #2
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hummmmmmmm,..... naked?
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Old 03-04-04, 01:25 AM   #3
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Participating cities.... I see:
New Zealand : Christchurch
hehehe....interesting. THis sorta stuff hits the news here.

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Old 03-04-04, 04:04 AM   #4
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Just think of "all" of the places you could get road rash if you go down. Imagine a massive pile up with gears and chains buzzing like chain saws. No thanks. Maybe as a spectator though.
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Sounds very risky. Seat's going to need a good scrubbing afterwards too...
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I just emailed our group ride leaders suggesting that we organize a naked ride on June 12. It's definetly a good way to draw attention to cycling and transportation issues (and a few other things).
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Strange photo there at the naked.org. It seems as though it is completely dark out yet only a few are sporting "headlights."
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Old 03-04-04, 02:48 PM   #8
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WAHOO!! My kinda crowd!

I am glad to see nekkid bike riding is finally catching on! Of course, every day is a nekkid bike ride in Trollsville.
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Old 03-04-04, 02:53 PM   #9
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where you guys been we've had one here for years

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Gee... you never find anything fun like that here in the 'states.
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How damn stupid can people get?
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Old 03-04-04, 06:48 PM   #12
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How damn stupid can people get?
Excuse us? Why do you have to be so negative and judgemental about something that is simply about joy, freedom and creativity? Is this activity going to hurt you in any way? Maybe you should be looking inward to try and understand why something as simple, beautiful and harmless as a naked bike ride offends you so much...
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I think it sounds like fun!

However. I don't think most folks would appriciate my involvement. (lycra gets enough looks)
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Well,What ever floats your boat. But it does seem pretty dumb. Just dont come rolling through my town please.
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Old 03-04-04, 07:49 PM   #15
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Gee... you never find anything fun like that here in the 'states.

Eh, the hipsters in Williamsburg, Brooklyn tried to organize an "underwear ride" in January or so... I don't know how it worked out, but I remember seeing posters for it...

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I'll bet the Underwear Nazi will be there.
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Is there an exception where nudity is permitted if its as part of a peaceful, organised protest?
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But it does seem pretty dumb.
How come?
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I like to add that in most parts of the US....this would be an arrestable offense(just can't be running (riding) around naked).
Unfortunate residue from this country's Puritan past. What a waste of tax dollars and police resources! Most willing participants will likely take their chances - it's a calculated risk, after all - with no consequences at all.
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I like to add that in most parts of the US....this would be an arrestable offense(just can't be running (riding) around naked). So not to sure on the participation from other US Cities.

We have a yearly parade in one of our more laid back neighborhoods that features naked bike riders. The enforcement of the laws depends on the mood of city hall that year. Last year there was no arrest, one year they handed out tickets and one they tried to arrest all of them. I think maybe they finally gave up. hundreds (maybe even thousands) of people show up just to watch them.
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Don't we need a Constitutional amendment banning this kind of thing? Y'know hasn't it been prohibited as a violation of the sanctity of something for well over 200 years.
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isn't it too cold over there for that?
Yep, this time of year you could hurt yourself doing that sort of thing.
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In the north I see a lot of "turtle heads" and "headlights".
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These girls will undoubtedly be there!
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