But of course, with the coronavirus pandemic, this year's event will be a little bit different. More Videos Naked bike ride takes city by storm. Watch 8-year-old actor's emotional award acceptance speech. Woman's bathroom mirror discovery goes viral.
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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. As a part of a worldwide protest against oil dependency, this annual event has seen Portlanders pedaling au natural every June since The route is kept a secret, with only the starting point revealed in advance. Then, thousands of riders hit the roads, cruising commando through streets closed off to cars by fully-clothed Portland police officers.
Organizers of Portland's Naked Bike Ride encourage participants to carry on by themselves
Here's some advice for navigating your first clothing-optional cycling event. Saving the planet, promoting a healthy body image, being self sufficient—all are worthy goals that many organizations share. Many such groups raise money and host events to spread their message.
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.