The podcast is back! As I thought about how to cover the Naked Bike Ride this year, a podcast seemed like a fun way to do it. I’ve photographed and written about this magical event for many years, so I wanted to try something different. I also figured that a lot of people are getting … Read more
I have no idea how many people showed up to Peninsula Park for the World Naked Bike Ride tonight, but I don’t think people stayed away like organizers had hoped. The crowd was absolutely massive, and the vibes and spirit folks showed up with were even bigger. It was a perfect summer night to take … Read more
“We are trying to remind folks that this isn’t Bridge Pedal.” – WNBR organizer After growing into Portland’s biggest free bike event, the World Naked Bike Ride wants to get back to its roots. Organizers of this year’s edition — which will embark from Peninsula Park Saturday night — say they want the ride to … Read more
The Naked Bike Ride was as sweet as ever, with another massive crowd showing up to enjoy that particularly wonderful freedom of riding bikes through the city without clothes on.
Oregon’s biggest pay-what-you-will bike ride of the year, which also happens to be the largest clothing-optional bike ride in the world, will start rolling June 7 at 8 p.m.
Photo by Alex Milan Tracy The official count is in: Portland’s World Naked Bike Ride broke a record this year with an estimated 8,150 participants. The last two years, ride organizers put the number of riders at 4,500 and 4,200 people respectively — so this is a substantial increase. The count was performed by volunteers … Read more
Something new this year: we’re using Storify, an embeddable social media aggregator, to round up some of our favorite social media chatter about Saturday’s naked ride — including a few from other WNBRS around the world. Check below the fold for a selection of tweets, videos and photos from the event.