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Sixth Annual World Naked Bike Ride - 2015 Southern Hemisphere Edition
Date Saturday March 14
Time 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
Justin Herman Plaza
1 Market Street
San Francisco, CA
Meet on the north east side behind the fountain
Event Type Critical Mass
Organizer/AuthorOswald Montecristo
March 14, 2015 SF WNBR: It's time for the Sixth Annual World Naked Bike Ride - 2015 Southern Hemisphere Edition. Each year, our turnout is getting larger and larger riding bare through the streets of the city. It's our first of four WNBRs of the 2015 bike naking season and usually one of the two largest WNBRs of the year. So on Saturday, March 14, it's time to toss the riding duds in the wash (you won't need them) & bring your bikes to Justin Herman Plaza between Market Street & the Embarcadero Blvd.

We meet on the northeast side of Vaillancourt Fountain, between the fountain and Embarcadero Blvd at 11:00 AM. This gives us time to do body/face paint and reacquaint ourselves. Bring body paints, watercolors and markers to apply slogans and designs to each other and adorn your bikes with signs; meet with old and new friends.

While it is a "naked" bike ride, all are welcome; it's ride as bare as you dare. That is, body paint, rubber latex, bikinis, topless, lingerie, bubble pack, whatever costume you are comfortable riding with. And we have already had 7 WNBRs while under cloud of the oppressive Weiner anti-nudity ordinance, with NO citations or complaints. If you are still uncertain, than its best to have a sarong, a beach wrap or shorts ready for quick coverup.

Our ride is part of a global protest taking place today in many cities throughout the US, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand and other cities in the Southern Hemisphere. Tens of thousands of naked bike riders are protesting the global dependency of our society and economies at the hands of the oil cartels. We want to emphasize the harm this dependency causes to our environment, businesses and social lives. Nobody is unaffected. We want to endorse more bike riding and our nudity expresses our vulnerability to these matters. It also draws attention to our cause.

Our route will take us through many popular spots in the city such as Fisherman's Wharf, the Marina, Lombard, North Beach, along Embarcadero, the Civic Center, the Haight, and the Castro. If the weather permits, we might even go out to Ocean Beach. You say you can't make it to the start on time? Don't worry, it's a "Do It Yourself" ride; join us anytime you find us along the route and feel free to leave when you must. It's great fun and an event you shouldn't miss. Tell all your bike and environmentally concerned friends to join us, as bare as you dare for the 6th Annual World Naked Bike Ride 2015 - So. Hemi Edition.
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Added to the calendar on Monday Feb 23rd, 2015 12:06 PM
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by Oswald Montecristo Monday Feb 23rd, 2015 12:06 PM
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