Sunday, June 14, 2009

Where Cycling Meets Streaking

A Montreal police officer is all smiles, has he opens the way to naked Montrealers riding their bikes on René Levesque near the Jacques Cartier bridge on Saturday June 13, 2009. The event was to mark World Naked Bike Ride Day. Photograph by: Pierre Obendrauf, Montreal Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

To demonstrate the vulnerability of cyclists on the road and to protest car culture, Montrealers disrobed for a one-hour bicycle ride.

Starting at Bellerive Park the group rode with police accompaniment to ensure safety.

Montreal is only one of 125 cities in the northern hemisphere to participate in this year’s edition of the World Naked Bike Ride.

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