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Old 09-23-08, 08:43 AM
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More aero than regular clothes, cheaper than lycra: ride naked

Hi Vis and apparently perfectly legal too:

Nude Cyclist Video from CNN

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Old 09-23-08, 08:50 AM
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LOL! Too chilly for me...
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Old 09-23-08, 08:54 AM
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quite epic, and the loophole in the law is also quite epic.
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Old 09-23-08, 08:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Szczuldo View Post
quite epic, and the loophole in the law is also quite epic.
A loophole that would quickly be closed if I were to try something like that.
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Old 09-23-08, 08:58 AM
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Here's another vid...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZOMo_CIAxU
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I saw her riding home from work a couple of weeks ago. Thought I was on candid camera...
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I hope anyone who rides naked washes their saddle after every ride. Is it weird that I think of things like that?
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Odd lady. I was tempted to hit mute whenever she started going on and on.
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Originally Posted by starla View Post
I hope anyone who rides naked washes their saddle after every ride. Is it weird that I think of things like that?
Actually, it is.
I sweat like a pig so it doesn't really matter if I have on shorts or not. Yet I don't wash my saddle.
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Originally Posted by d2create View Post
Actually, it is.
I sweat like a pig so it doesn't really matter if I have on shorts or not. Yet I don't wash my saddle.
Yeah but you get on the bike the next time with clean shorts to act as a buffer between you and the saddle.. ewwww

Weird loophole though. You'd think they could ask her to stop for causing a public disturbance or something.
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Old 09-23-08, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by DataJunkie View Post
Odd lady. I was tempted to hit mute whenever she started going on and on.
Yeah, she's sort of a combination of Luna Lovegood (for Harry Potter fans), an actress neighbor of mine, and a girl that tried to sell me organic farm shares once.

All wonderful people but folks I'd dread having to talk to for more than a couple of minutes at a stretch.
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nutty

I wonder if she would have been treated the same had she weighed 350 pounds? Technically she isn't breaking the law but she is breaking the spirit of the law which is, to avoid offending anyone (i.e. the fake pubic hair etc.) The fact that she has a hot little body makes it tolerable but I don't want to open the floodgates and see a bunch of old, wrinkly, fatties, walking around with their nether parts peeking out from behind their g-strings. She just seems a little bit nutty to me.
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Old 09-23-08, 09:49 AM
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Um, yeah, so it's ok if I go the local park and hand out hentai to the little children? After all they're just drawings, no 'real' nudity involved.
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Originally Posted by charles vail View Post
I wonder if she would have been treated the same had she weighed 350 pounds? Technically she isn't breaking the law but she is breaking the spirit of the law which is, to avoid offending anyone (i.e. the fake pubic hair etc.) The fact that she has a hot little body makes it tolerable but I don't want to open the floodgates and see a bunch of old, wrinkly, fatties, walking around with their nether parts peeking out from behind their g-strings. She just seems a little bit nutty to me.


lol
Mr Vail makes an interesting point.
Then one can ponder what would happen if she was a he.
However, there is the naked bike ride. How do those folks avoid getting arrested?
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Old 09-23-08, 09:51 AM
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Um, yeah, so it's ok if I go the local park and hand out hentai to the little children? After all they're just drawings, no 'real' nudity involved.
Only if you are married to your labrador retriever.
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Actually, it's technically perfectly legal to go naked here in Vancouver. It's not a loophole really either--the deal is public lewdity[*], not nudity. If you're going naked to make some kind of point, or 'cause you just really don't like clothes that much, the law cannot touch you.

Of course, in practice, the cops give you a lot of hassle. But I suspect if you kept on doing it, and didn't behave sexually towards anyone, and were willing to fight a couple extended court battles, you would become "that naked guy/lady."
[*] OK, "lewdness." Couldn't resist the rhyme.
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Damn hippies.

I feel like send Eric Cartmen after her.
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Originally Posted by charles vail View Post
I wonder if she would have been treated the same had she weighed 350 pounds? Technically she isn't breaking the law but she is breaking the spirit of the law which is, to avoid offending anyone (i.e. the fake pubic hair etc.) The fact that she has a hot little body makes it tolerable but I don't want to open the floodgates and see a bunch of old, wrinkly, fatties, walking around with their nether parts peeking out from behind their g-strings. She just seems a little bit nutty to me.
+1 Typically women who do this have had some sort of psychosexual trauma that causes them to act out. I wonder how long she'd continue this nonsense if some two legged varmint/predator knocked her off her bike, dragged her into the woods, and then proceeded to add to her emotional scarring? I'll put even money on either of two behaviors. She either quits or her exhibitionism gets worse.
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I rode by her the other day, quite obliviously until I saw a nipple out of the corner of my eye. I guess a lot of people call the police about her because they're scared for her safety, there sure was a motley group of underbridgers forming around her, and about 5 or 6 cops waiting in the wings. I'm just pissed she's wasting my tax money by forcing the police to be sure she isn't molested. Aside from that, more power to her.
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Originally Posted by evblazer View Post
Yeah but you get on the bike the next time with clean shorts to act as a buffer between you and the saddle.. ewwww
Nah, i wear the same shorts for a couple days at least.
I think we all wear the same shorts home that we rode in with, without washing during the day.
It's your own filth so it's ok. Love your filth.
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Originally Posted by Sirrus Rider View Post
+1 Typically women who do this have had some sort of psychosexual trauma that causes them to act out. I wonder how long she'd continue this nonsense if some two legged varmint/predator knocked her off her bike, dragged her into the woods, and then proceeded to add to her emotional scarring? I'll put even money on either of two behaviors. She either quits or her exhibitionism gets worse.
The Naked Cowboy is still walking around NYC in his speedo and cowboy boots.
He hasn't been raped and hasn't gone any further.
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The Naked Cowboy is still walking around NYC in his speedo and cowboy boots.
He hasn't been raped and hasn't gone any further.
True.. But I may point out to commit the same crime on a guy requires a lot more physical strength.
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I wonder if she would have been treated the same had she weighed 350 pounds? Technically she isn't breaking the law but she is breaking the spirit of the law which is, to avoid offending anyone (i.e. the fake pubic hair etc.) The fact that she has a hot little body makes it tolerable but I don't want to open the floodgates and see a bunch of old, wrinkly, fatties, walking around with their nether parts peeking out from behind their g-strings. She just seems a little bit nutty to me.
This is Portland. People in general are just not that uptight about it here, 100 pounds or 300 pounds. The spirit of the law is not to avoid offending anyone. There's always someone that's offended....

+1 Typically women who do this have had some sort of psychosexual trauma that causes them to act out.
Typically, huge numbers of men and women have experience some sort of psychosexual trauma, of varying degree of intensity. To use it as an argument to dismiss someone's POV wholesale is a cop-out.

I'm just pissed she's wasting my tax money by forcing the police to be sure she isn't molested.
Yes, shame on her for asking for it by being nude. Of the 300 or so forcible rates in the city, how many of them happen to scantily clad or nude women? In fact, statistics show that how a woman dresses has no bearing on her risk of ****. ******* choose their victims based on a combination of opportunity and how easily she appears to be to intimidate.

Second, how much extra is being spent on her? (is this is just a knee-jerk reaction? I assume you don't have actual figures) Did she have a say in their spending of this alleged extra money? Or is it a combination of people calling in 911 and police giving it undue attention (allegedly)? If so, put the blame on them.
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Originally Posted by Sirrus Rider View Post
True.. But I may point out to commit the same crime on a guy requires a lot more physical strength.
And I submit to you that how a woman dresses does not correlate to how likely she is to be raped.
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