World Naked Bike Ride: Earth Day 2017 Edition | SF
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Ferry Building | The Embarcadero and Ferry Plaza, San Francisco, CA
It’s time to tune up those bikes and toss those riding duds in the wash; you won’t need them for the World Naked Bike Ride: Earth Day Edition in San Francisco on Saturday, April 22, 2017.
Meet at 11 am at the northwest corner outside of the Ferry Building, between the Farmer’s Market and Starbucks. The group will have time to gather and renew old acquaintances as well as help initiate new riders. Also slogans and signs can be finalized with body paint and markers.
It’s the third WNBR of the year; in conjunction with Earth Day, the seventh anniversary of the British Petroleum Deep Horizon explosion and Macondo Well oil spill disaster — the worst oil spill in history that occurred on April 20, 2010. Ironically, it’s also environmentalist John Muir’s birthday.
How naked is “naked”? And what about that nudity ban?
You decide how much to bare; you can go all out in the joy of sun clad nakedness, go topless, wear bikinis, body paint or latex, leotard or lingerie, tuxedos, or whatever you feel like. For this ride, however, since an oil spill is the target of their angst, an appropriate statement can be made to mimic spilled oil. Nude riders can use black body paint splattered or coated. And FYI, all WNBRs have challenged the new SF anti-nudity ordinance with no citations.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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