Bare as You Dare: Get Ready for L.A.'s World Naked Bike Ride
We're promised an afternoon of body-paint covered free-spirits honoring the WNBR's message of "sustainable energy, environmentally-responsible living, human-powered transport and body-positive value." You know, earth lovin' nekkid peeps on bicycles.
Riders must RSVP to get the location of the meeting spot, and the schedule calls for a noon gathering to tend to vitals like "body art, liquid courage, [and] orientation." The ride itself takes off at 2:30 p.m. and will likely be in the vicinity of the 2011, which was a few miles looped in and around Silver Lake, Downtown, and Echo Park.
Psst, if you think the ride will lack culture, think again: Organizers say this year's route will offer maximum exposure...to "modern and classic LA landmarks."
Nudity is not required, mind you, though it's, in their words "encouraged." In case you're worried about a top-less tussle with the long arm of the law, the organizers have issued this precaution:
Arrests and tickets for the world naked bike ride are very rare. The police don't want to be seen confronting peaceful and celebratory naked people. Especially a HUGE crew of them like we'll have. Do note, though, that nudity in California is a misdemeanor; however, it is legal in the city of LA as long as no lewd conduct is displayed.
Will we see you there? And how much of you will we see there?