The annual World Naked Bike Ride returns to Vancouver this weekend and it’s the perfect excuse to strip down for a good cause.
Each year, the ‘positive’ protest rolls through downtown streets to make a statement against car culture, oil spills, and pipelines.
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Since 2004, cities from around the world have joined the liberating movement, making this the world’s largest naked event promoting cycling.
Much like the Vancouver Underwear Run, the event elicits a reaction from anyone who witnesses the ride
Not sure how much to bare?
Participants can ride as free or as covered as they please.
As far as a method of transportation, anything goes, from bikes to skateboards, to rollerblades.
Participants are encouraged to gather at Sunset Beach at 12 pm for socializing, body painting, and bike decorating. The event will begin at 2 pm, following an eight to 10 km route along several major streets in the downtown core.
Event organizers wish to remind participants that helmets are heavily recommended. The World Naked Bike Ride is a body positive event and a “Leave No Trace” event.
All activities are rain or shine.
When: Saturday, July 27, 2019
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: Sunset Beach Park (near the corner of Beach Avenue and Bute Street)
Cost: Free of charge