WNBR London

World Naked Bike Ride – WNBR London

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 16th annual WNBR London Naked Bike Ride was on Saturday 8th June 2019. Our next ride is likely to be 13th June 2020. It’s worthy, it’s free, it’s fun, it’s legal and it’s making the world a better place for everyone.

Cleaner environment, safer roads, healthier lifestyles, better attitudes!

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! 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.

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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.

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It’s got to be worth a fiver or more!

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Ride Details

2020

WNBR London usually rides on the second Saturday of June, so reserve 13th June 2020 in your diary now!

2019

There were seven starts for the 2019 London leg of the World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday 8th June 2019. The start points offered riders the choice of short, slow rides or longer, faster rides into Central London. The routes allowed the environmental campaign to deliver its messages on 65Km of London’s congested and polluted streets, crossing 14 Thames bridges on the way. The groups converged in Central London to form a single peloton.

See the great photoset created by team photographer, Scott Hortop. You will also find our videos at https://vimeo.com/wnbrlondon.

2018

The main ride for 2018 was the biggest ever. It drew lots of media attention and excellent feedback from participants. You can watch our highlights video here.

See some examples of media coverage  or see some of the photos from photographer, Amelia Allen.

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