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Thousands of Naked Cyclists Ride Through Philadelphia to Promote Chafing

Photo: Margie Politzer/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image

On Saturday, September 10, the temperature in Philadelphia was 96 degrees: the perfect weather to eat a cheesesteak, or to get entirely naked and bike around the city with everything hanging out. Three thousand people chose to do the latter during the Philly Naked Bike Ride, an annual event which aims to “promote fuel conscious consumption, positive body image, and cycling advocacy.” (One Philly resident was notably not in attendance.)

Does anyone have any extra baby powder?

Thousands of Naked Cyclists Ride to Promote Chafing