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Best C&V Bike For Riding While Naked?

Old 06-01-15, 11:20 AM
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Best C&V Bike For Riding While Naked?

On an evening late in June, several thousand Portlanders will ride their bicycles around the city while naked or nearly so.

World Naked Bike Ride | As Bare As You Dare

Yes, this is a thing here, quite a big thing actually. And a $5 donation gets you a handy saddle cover.

I have never ridden the World Naked Bike Ride, but have thought about it. My question for you all is - which of your C&V bikes would be your favorite to ride naked?
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Old 06-01-15, 11:23 AM
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We have that here too...most folks wear undies. I'd go triplet tandem so people were looking at the two women with me and not me

I may or may not have done this ride 8 years ago when I was in better shape.
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Old 06-01-15, 11:27 AM
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Uuuum, I will never again buy a used saddle from someone in Portland...

If I were to do this, it wouldn't be on my white saddles.
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@jyl - I considered it, but would not go completely nude. Nice 2 piece set up.....I would definitely wear something on the lower half...to ....well figure it out.
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Old 06-01-15, 11:28 AM
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I ride my Trek 760 naked. No seatbag, pump or water bottle.
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Old 06-01-15, 11:32 AM
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Well why don't you try a few around the neighborhood and see what feels good, keep your distance from the schools though.
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Old 06-01-15, 11:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Velocivixen View Post
@jyl - I considered it, but would not go completely nude. Nice 2 piece set up.....I would definitely wear something on the lower half...to ....well figure it out.
I'm actually seriously considering it this year, although I too am inclined to wear something . . .

Seems you'd want to avoid big saddle to bar drop, and surely no funny bikes.
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Whatever you choose, I would think you'd want your Brooks to be well broken in first.
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Old 06-01-15, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by icepick_trotsky View Post
Whatever you choose, I would think you'd want your Brooks to be well broken in first.
Might be time to break out the recumbent.
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Originally Posted by jyl View Post
On an evening late in June, several thousand Portlanders will ride their bicycles around the city while naked or nearly so.

World Naked Bike Ride | As Bare As You Dare

Yes, this is a thing here, quite a big thing actually. And a $5 donation gets you a handy saddle cover.
Quit bragging about your big thing. The public can judge when you ride in your birthday suit!
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Old 06-01-15, 02:18 PM
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I rode my Miyata 1000 with broken in Brook in last year's ride. Naked as the day I was born. Quite comfortable.
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I rode my Miyata 1000 with broken in Brook in last year's ride. Naked as the day I was born. Quite comfortable.
Wow, that's really ballsy, uh, I mean assy, doh, sorry, I mean brave!!!
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Old 06-01-15, 03:00 PM
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if that was in my area, I think I might give it a try........
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She gonna be there?



(as you know…I love this picture. If you're offended, well, sorry )
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…but it seemed appropriate.
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1989 C-Dale SM2000, but I'd have underwear on so....
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UCI would not approve. With the exception of the above young lady being part of the Caravan.
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Whatever is on the indoor trainer.
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I suggest you go to the local bike co-op and test ride each of their bikes naked.
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Old 06-01-15, 10:28 PM
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Maybe Jeff Wills will lend me his recumbent. If I recall, it has a full fairing and body sock.
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I would wear a helmet. Safety first!
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Miyata.
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Careful...some of the road forum goers might think this will make them faster and more aero.
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Careful...some of the road forum goers might think this will make them faster and more aero.
...and suddenly the term time trial tuck took a turn for the worst.
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