WNBR London

World Naked Bike Ride – WNBR London, 9th June 2018

This site provides information about the World Naked Bike Ride in London. If you continue you will see some non-sexual images of naked bike riders. It is a popular, peaceful, legal, public protest on the streets of London but parental guidance is advised to ensure the beneficial intent of the ride is understood and well received.

The 15th annual WNBR London Naked Bike Ride will be on Saturday 9th June 2018. It’s worthy, it’s free, it’s fun, it’s legal and it’s making the world a better place for everyone.

We plan to run 6 start choices: Tower Hill, Regents Park, West Norwood, Hyde Park, Clapham Junction, and Kew Bridge.

The ride demonstrates the vulnerability of cyclists and is a protest against car culture. WNBR is a worldwide campaign with a number of linked themes.

Its objectives are to:

  • protest against the global dependency on oil
  • curb car culture
  • obtain real rights for cyclists
  • demonstrate the vulnerability of cyclists on city streets
  • celebrate body freedom

WNBR London crossing Westminster Bridge © Henry Yuen
WNBR London crossing Westminster Bridge © Henry Yuen

Bike Week
WNBR London is part of Bike Week – an annual opportunity to promote cycling, and show how cycling can easily be part of everyday life by encouraging ‘everyday cycling for everyone’. Bike Week first took place in 1923 – 95 years ago! It was, and always has been, a great opportunity to highlight the social, health and environmental benefits of cycling, with a core aim of getting people to give cycling a go all over the UK. Whether it’s for fun, as a means of getting around to work or school, a trip to the local shops or just to visit friends – cycling is for everyday, for everyone. Bike Week 2018 takes place from 9th-17th June.

Donate!

Please Help Us Make It Happen

The ride is made possible by volunteer helpers and generous donations from our participants. Please join the collective or offer us your help. Please Contact Us if you can help with Marshalling, First Aid, Bodypainting, Sound Systems, Publicity, Fundraising etc.

No one is paid for running WNBR London, but we do have some significant expenses like radio comms hire, road closure fees, website, insurance, printing, marshals’ ID, etc.

Please click here to donate by PayPal
It’s got to be worth a fiver or more!

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Ride Details

Saturday 9th June 2018

WNBR London 2018 Route Diagram
WNBR London 2018 Route Diagram

 

Clapham Junction gather 2:30pm; depart 2:45pm Grant Road, SW11 2NU. FaceBook
Hyde Park gather 2:30pm;
on bikes 2:45pm;
depart 3:00pm
North Carriage Drive, nearest post code: W2 2ET FaceBook
Kew Bridge gather 1:30pm;
depart 1:45pm
North end of Kew Bridge, W4 3NQ FaceBook
Regents Park gather 2:20pm;
on bikes 2:35pm;
depart 2:50pm
Outer Circle near Cumberland Green, nearest post code: NW1 4NA FaceBook
Tower Hill gather 2pm;
on bikes 2:30pm;
depart 2:45pm
Trinity Square Gardens EC3N 4DJ FaceBook
West Norwood bodypainting 12:00;
on bikes 2:00pm;
depart 2:30pm
242 Norwood Rd, SE27 9AW. This ride includes an optional return ride and BBQ FaceBook

Click here to open an interactive map

There is no need to register, but if you do you are more likely to hear about any changes to the plans and it gives you an easy way to invite all your friends.

Afterparty

The afterparty is now confirmed and taking bookings.

Return Ride

For those who wish to join us, after we reach the finish point and have a brief rest, there will be a return ride via the Afterparty venue, Clapham Junction and ending up at West Norwood.

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