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World Naked Bike Ride
Date Saturday June 11
Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
Embarcadero/Justin Herman Plaza
Event Type Critical Mass
Organizer/Author
On June 11th 2005 over 54 cities across the world will experience the naked joy of the world's largest naked protest against oil dependency and car culture in the history of humanity. Many cities will also ride again on the weekend closest to Valentine's Day 2006.

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The World Naked Bike Ride is on....

http://www.worldnakedbikeride.org/

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SF_WNBR/

It's time to put a stop to the indecent exposure of
people and the planet to cars and the pollution they
create.

According to the United Nations, close to a million
species of plants and animals could disappear from the
face of the earth in the next 50 years as a result of
greenhouse gasses being released primarily from motor
vehicles.

On June 11th 2005 over 54 cities across the world will
experience the naked joy of the world's largest naked
protest against oil dependency and car culture in the
history of humanity. Many cities will also ride again
on the weekend closest to Valentine's Day 2006.



You are invited to not only ride with us but also to
help organize a WNBR event in the city of your
choosing. More information. Visit our upcoming events
page for a list of participating cities.

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 June 11th, riding in celebration,
jubilation to deliver a vision of a cleaner, safer,
body-positive world to the masses. Yes, we have many
great reasons to be celebrating June 11th with all the
glory of naked two wheel sanity. It's time to join
hundreds of naked compatriots in a free, non-sexual,
fun bike ride!

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 "Bare As You Dare"... How bare is that ?
How dare is that ?...Its 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! PLEASE
be creative and colorful in expressing yourself!
Bodypainting, bike decorating, and other creative
expression is strongly encouraged!

Unless we change direction, we are likely to end up
where we are heading.

The World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) group was created by
Daniel and Conrad to help coordinate a large
international naked bike ride between many different
activist groups across the World. The World's first
international naked bike ride in 2004 was a
collaboration between the WNBR group which rode on
June 12th and Manifestación Ciclonudista in Spain
which rode on June 19th.

Prior to the June 2004 World Naked bike ride, there
were two independent organizations organizing very
similar events with virtually identical messages of
protesting oil dependency, they were Artists for Peace
in Canada and Manifestación Ciclonudista in Spain.
Despite having virtually identical messages neither of
these groups even knew of the existence of the other.
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Pretty Cool, huh?!

For more information on these rides or if you are
looking for a general history of naked cycling visit
the naked cycling history page. For media coverage,
collaborative partners, and endorsements click here.
For a summary of the first year of WNBR events click
here. A lot of general questions about WNBR can be
answered in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
section.

Proposed 2005 Route for San Francisco World Naked Bike
Ride:

OUTBOUND TRIP

Start at Justin Herman Plaza
Head west on Market
Turn right at McAllister
Turn left in front of City Hall
Follow Polk to Market
Turn right on Market
Turn left on Valencia
Turn right on 18th
Turn right on Castro
Turn right on Market
Turn left on Church
Turn left on Duboce
Turn right on Scott
Turn left on Fell
Turn left on Masonic
Turn right on Haight
Ride to GGP at the end of Haight

RETURN TRIP

Take Oak away from GGP
Turn right on Franklin
Turn left on Market
Follow Market back to the Embarcadero

http://www.worldnakedbikeride.org/

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SF_WNBR/
http://www.worldnakedbikeride.org/
Added to the calendar on Tuesday May 17th, 2005 9:16 AM

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