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Naked Bikers Draw Attention!

The annual bike ride had naked riders on the street that grabbed the attention of motorists!

The event is arranged in cities through out the world not only to bring about awareness in the environmental advantages of cycling but also for the riders to get noticed, which they do get while clothed!

Though some of the riders take part for the sheer thrill of riding naked, the event however carries the truth of benefits and dangers in cycling.

“We have had a lot of accidents this year. We put about five ghost bicycles in which represent the people who were killed in a traffic accident," Sky News quoted Ollin Tonatiuh, the organiser of the Mexico City event, as saying."

“We are asking people for drivers to respect the cyclists, that they respect the pedestrians so that there aren"t as many accidents and that they see us as we really are, naked in front of traffic," added Tonatiuh.

London, Edinburgh, Madrid and Zaragoza in Spain, all attracted those curious stares as the naked bikers peddled on.

A Mexican cyclists said, “to enjoy nature, the earth, the air, the sun and above all the naked body because it is a universal".

Story first published: Monday, June 14, 2010, 12:48 [IST]
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