PHOTOS: Philly Cyclists Brave Rain for Annual Naked Bike Ride

Bicyclist Olivia Neely gets a message advocating for less consumption of fossil fuels painted on her back at the Philly Naked Bike Ride on Saturday. (AP Photo/Dino Hazell)

This weekend’s breezy, rainy weather didn’t stop hundreds of cyclists from baring it all at the Philly Naked Bike Ride on Saturday.

The 10th annual body-positive and pro-green-transportation ride started at roughly 2:30 p.m. on Kelly Drive at the Glendinning Rock Garden. There, hundreds of bicyclists prepared for their nude journey with some body painting before leaving at 5 p.m. to pedal along Kelly Drive past the Art Museum to LOVE Park in Center City, via the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Some cyclists rode completely naked — while others covered up fully, partially, or with paint. (The theme of the event is “as bare as you dare.”) Most people at least wore shoes for the nearly 10-mile route.

Cyclists rode their own bikes as well as skateboards, scooters, and rentable Indego bicycles. (Yeah, you might want to wipe off your bike seat the next time you rent a ride.)

Some people couldn’t get enough of the event:

While others just wanted to avert their eyes:

Here are the best photos of and reactions to this year’s annual Naked Bike Ride. Beware: the images might be NSFW. Obviously, expect some nudity.

TCD Photography by Tom Deutsch

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