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And at least a few people got into the spirit of the event and stripped down to their birthday suits. For the second year in a row, there was a very small turnout for the start of the event at Grand Ferry Park Saturday afternoon. Photographer Gretchen Robinette , who tagged along with the event to capture the photos above, said she was told some people were hesitant to participate because former participants have been arrested during previous Naked Bike Rides particularly in Overall, she estimated that there were half as many people there this year as last year. One man, who rode up from Philadelphia to participate in the event, said he was shocked by the small turnout, and left the group ride after a couple blocks.
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World Naked Bike Ride Day is returning to Buffalo , and yes, there really will be partially clothed and totally naked people riding bicycles through the streets of Upstate New York's largest city. The event is more popular than you might think. Hundreds of rider will show up "bare as they dare" to take to the streets. And you can bet on plenty of spectators. But the event is more than just a spectacle.
WNBR cyclists face city traffic, as bare as they dare, to highlight their vulnerability - isn't it time to stop the indecent exposure of cyclists and pedestrians to city car culture? Do I look naked in this? World Naked Bike Ride, Brighton, The ride in Brighton took place on Sunday 13 June It started at The Level and ended at the nudist beach. I had been tasked with capturing the spirit and mood of this extraordinary event I was far more apprehensive than the cyclists but the mood was wonderful and everyone there the good people of 'Pleasant Revolution' and The Secret Garden Party for example were just great. I have edited these to keep them as watershed friendly as possible but if you were at the start and don't see your picture here chances are I have one as this is a very small subset just let me know. Equally, if you do see your picture here and would like it removed , contact me via Flickr and it will be removed immediately.