2011 World Naked Bike Ride Rolls Through Chicago.


Saturday Night, June 11th, the World Naked Bike Ride took over the streets of Chicago, sharing their message about positive body image and freeing our independence from oil.

Despite cold weather, hundreds of naked, body painted and costumed riders rode to show their support for this special event.

In Ottawa, Canada, the event was put to a halt by authorities.  Sgt. Paul Batista gave one  reason for his decision to turn the World Naked Bike Ride into the More or Less Naked Bike Ride.

"Because it's against the law to be totally naked in public," he said. "I'm sure they didn't like my decision, but nonetheless they complied."

Here in Chicago things went off without a hitch, and there is even a "thank you note," to Mayor Emanuel on the WNBR web site for being so helpful.

Click here to check out the World Naked Bike Ride web site and check out the image gallery below of the 2011 World Naked Bike Ride.



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  • I was there. It was awesome...like being a celebrity for 3 hours. People line the streets and cheer you on. Having done it, I now feel that I'll do it every year as long as I'm physically able. I've led an exciting life, and nothing compares to #WNBR

  • Must have been a lot of Glide being used......

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