Bristol Naked Bike Ride 2015 (NSFW)

Saturday was the Bristol leg of the World Naked Bike Ride, the 4th time I've taken part in it. This was the biggest and best so far, apparently something like 450 riders (up from 120 last year) - there are new organisers and they've done a great job on publicity for it. It being a lovely warm sunny day also helped. Obviously, the photos are somewhat unsuitable for viewing at work! ...
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Bristol WNBR 2014

Saturday was the 2014 Bristol World Naked Bike Ride - part of a worldwide series of rides to raise awareness of oil dependency, cyclist vulnerability and body image. And it's an unmissable change to ride round the centre of town stark naked... For the first time in my three rides we actually had nice weather - lovely and warm with plenty of sun. A couple of drops of rain, but no more. The ride itself was great - there must have been about 100 people taking part (including one couple who joined in as we waited at traffic lights!), and the reaction of the shoppers in Broadmead and Cabot Circus was fantastic. ...
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Bristol Naked Bike Ride 2013

Saturday was the 2013 Bristol Naked Bike Ride, the second time I've taken part. It was an absolute hoot again, even if the first half hour took place in gentle and then torrential rain. Shortly after the heaviest rain, the sun came out, and fortunately stayed out. It's a good job skin dries easily! Look out for a WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) event in your area next year! Don't view the images if you're very easily offended as they contain a lot of full frontal nudity....
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i-team.cc Mark Brookes Memorial Ride

Two postings in a day - you lucky people. Well, I say "you lucky people", but does anyone actually read this blog? Today was the i-team.cc (my cycling club) Century Day - the aim is to get as many of the club as possible riding 100 miles on the same day. It also ties in with a ride and meet at Gloucester Docks in memory of i-team member Mark Brookes who died too young a few years ago. Not having ridden my bike since November, I wasn't riding, but fulfilled my role as unofficial club photographer. This is the full bunch of reprobates who met in Gloucester. Most of them are from the Portsmouth branch of the club, who drove to Hungerford and rode from there. Special credit to Jon Skidmore and Phil Freeman who rode solo from Bristol and Shrewbury respectively. The Portsmouth branch then headed back via Birdlip Hill, which is a bit of a beast - particularly near the top with a...
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