The mass gathering for was called off in May due to the coronavirus pandemic that continues to spread across Oregon. But as people continue to recreate outdoors, that leaves room for individual acts of protest close to home, organizers said. The World Naked Bike Ride is officially a protest against dependency on oil, and protesters often show up for other causes, like body positivity and cyclist safety. Public nudity is actually illegal in Portland , but court rulings have made an exception for protests.
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The Naked Bike Ride has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Wearing a helmet is a great way to stay safe while bicycling — no one would argue with that. For the undressed masses who streak through Portland each year during the World Naked Bike Ride , accoutrements are largely unnecessary. Every June, thousands of cyclists cruise commando through Portland streets as part of the World Naked Bike Ride, a global protest against oil dependency.
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If this is your first time registering, please check your inbox for more information about the benefits of your Forbes account and what you can do next! Photo: Grigoris Bicycle riders in the nude have been pedaling through the streets of many cities of the world this summer as happy participants in the World Naked Bike Ride , worldnakedbikeride WNBR. The annual summer event is not merely a ride for nudists or exhibitionists but, rather, an unusual way of baring-it-all for the environment. As the ride's motto says: "Bare As You Dare.
The World Naked Bike Ride WNBR is an international clothing-optional bike ride in which participants plan, meet and ride together en masse on human-powered transport the vast majority on bicycles , but some on skateboards and inline skates , to "deliver a vision of a cleaner, safer, body-positive world. The dress code motto is "bare as you dare". In , there was a shift towards simplifying the message and focusing on cycling advocacy. The WNBR saw events in 28 cities, in ten countries on four continents.