London World Naked Bike Ride

My personal experience to this event is limited to a surprised look and around 50 photos. I really admire these people! They did what I wouldn't even dare to think of doing. Ride a bike completely nude and exposed in one of the busiest streets of the world.
Photography / Text: Antonios Chrysakis

World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) is being organized and supported by many different groups. The groups are only connected by their determination to all be naked on their bikes on WNBR Day, riding in celebration, jubilation to deliver a vision of a cleaner, safer, body-positive world to the masses.

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My personal experience to this event is limited to a surprised look and around 50 photos. I really admire these people! They did what I wouldn't even dare to think of doing. Ride a bike completely nude and exposed in one of the busiest streets of the world.

The purpose of the group is promoting cycling and raising general environmental and human issues. I can't say for sure how many of these people actually believe in any of those causes and or took part just because it's fun or different, but that's not the issue neither makes the campaign less significant.

London World Naked Bike Ride - United Kingdom. London. London. © Antonios Chrysakis
London World Naked Bike Ride
United Kingdom. London. London. © Antonios Chrysakis
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What is really important and that's the message I got from this campaign is that sometimes we should be able to say "Why not". Just go with it, because we want to, because we are still crazy enough to do it.

London World Naked Bike Ride - United Kingdom. London. London. © Antonios Chrysakis
London World Naked Bike Ride
United Kingdom. London. London. © Antonios Chrysakis

Unfortunately in our days most people, including me, are too much urbanized, too much enslaved by our social status and image that we have forgotten how it is to feel free!

World Naked Bike Ride is an annual event. This year a batch of crazy nudist will be cycling in London on 10th of June.

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From their website: http://nakedwiki.org

  • All are welcome! From the shy to the bold. Cyclists, rollerbladers, rollerskaters, skate boarders. All ages, sizes, and colors welcome. Bring your family and your co-workers!
  • What to wear? Do not fear! The World Naked Bike Ride dress code is "As Bare As You Dare"... How bare is that? How dare is that? It's all up to you. You decide what you are comfortable with. No one is excluded or discriminated against based on levels of clothing, bodypaint, or anything else for that matter!

Happy riding...

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Location

London World Naked Bike Ride

67 Bridge St Westminster
London, London, United Kingdom