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What Your Not Going To See at this Year’s Naked Bike Ride

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 including Philadelphia. The Philly Naked Bike Ride 2020 is the latest victim of the pandemic and covid19 virus, and has been cancelled for 2020. Every year the ride takes place at the end of the summer, winding it’s way through Philadelphia on a route released to the riders and the media an hour before the ride kicks off. The mission of the ride is to highlight body positivity and bring awareness towards fuel consumption.

Several cities across the world did hold their annual bike ride including Spain where riders covered their faces as well as their genitals with masks. (Source)

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Philadelphia Naked Bike Ride 2016 Fashion, Fun & OMG’s

Philadelphia Naked Bike Ride 2016 Fashion, Fun & OMG’s

Photos from the 2016 Philly Naked Bike Ride.  The ride is meant to highlight body positivity and bring awareness towards fuel consumption. It was held Saturday, September 10 throughout downtown Philadelphia starting near the Art Museum, swinging by City Hall, down Chestnut Street passed Independence Hall, up Market Street to JFK into West Philly, down Chestnut Street to 19th, around Rittenhouse Square, down Locust to South Street and several after parties. I photographed them at 4 locations and at each one their was a healthy crowd there to cheer them on. Did I mention they had a police escort, yes they did. People always ask me did anyone get arrested, no.

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Ultimately, one of the goals of the Philly Naked Bike Ride is to desexualize nudity and to encourage everyone to embrace nudity as a normal, enjoyable way of life. Following this policy will help further this goal and teach all of us how to be better people in general. naked

I purposely didn’t publish and very overtly naked folks. You might ask how did I determine that…

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OK well I did publish this one, he seemed to understand I had a camera or was he saying “Get the hell out of here?”hd1_2905-custom

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This is impressivenaked

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Oh I love these swag bags and could only be pre-ordered. They’re so cute.

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Yes Indego – Philly’s Bike Share were rented for the #PNBR16, some people were completely naked on the bikes toohd1_2940-custom

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Phone home

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Tourist on a Duck Boat got an eyeful, and all had a different experience

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Heading to West Philly on JFK

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I have no idea who his friend ishd1_3061-custom

Do you see the crowds waiting at Rittenhouse Squarehd1_3092-custom

Oh the new Target at 19th and Chestnut is coming along nicelynaked

Toppers Spahd1_3113-custom

People were hanging out their windows to get a glimpsenaked

V Street, I hear they’re opening another vegan concept next door too

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Indego Bike Rider

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Hey it’s author Carol Saline, she’s most notable for writing the Mother/Daughter photo books.

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