Wow, unless I saw it for myself I would not have believed it - World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) in Toronto, in the photo above the group heads north on Yonge Street. The bikers began the event in Coronation Park, which is along the shores of Lake Ontario between the CNE and HMCS York, starting at noon. Some spent the time doing interviews and posing for pictures while others put on body paint.
Part of bike month, this ride is a peaceful, clothes free protest about our dependence on non renewable energy sources.
I saw one runner fall, now that's got to be a bad case of road burn. One biker shouted out "does this bike make my ass look fat?"
The crowd was predominately male with a sprinkling of ladies thrown in the mix. Many of the naked bikers were enjoying multi year participation and were becoming used to the attention. For others this was their first ride and they were pretty nervous.
People on the street were loving the ride as the bikers shouted "Naked Bike Ride Day" and along the streets they grabbed their cameras to prove to others what they had seen in Toronto. The best reactions came from those on the open double decker tourist buses and the hippo water tourist bus.