London and Brighton Naked Bike Ride

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London and Brighton Naked Bike Ride

A peaceful, imaginative and fun protest against oil dependency and car culture. A celebration of the bicycle and also a celebration of the power and individuality of the human body. A symbol of the vulnerability of the cyclist in traffic. The world’s biggest naked protest: 50+ cities and thousands of riders participate worldwide, including around 3,000 in the UK in 2011.

I only came across this event by accident and decided to go at the last moment. I hired a chariot from Ryan at , whose rider kept me up with the other cyclists for the whole event.

There was a lot of charities at the event, one of which I said I would mention.
See the video for a description of what they do to help young kids out.

Met a lot of fun and interesting people and it was a pleasure to film. I was invited the next day to go down to Brighton to see the event there. It was raining on the Sunday, but I was surprised out how many people turned up.

All in all, a very fun and surreal experience.


6 Responses to “London and Brighton Naked Bike Ride”

  1. Jpdoc Says:

    Orlando, I was involved in the London Ride – I think this video sums it up perfectly. Actually sat back in chair and applauded when I watched it. Outstanding work. Hope you join us for 2012 !

  2. Orlando Kelly Says:

    Thanks for the comments, It was a fun day, if I am in London next year when it happens I will definitely be there.

  3. Zoe Says:

    This film was beautiful!

  4. Orlando Kelly Says:

    Thanks Zoe, Did you make it to one of the events?

  5. admin Says:

    Thanks Herve, I hope to be back next year as well. Maybe I will come to France next time

  6. Big Kahuna Says:

    Nothing but bare-assed cheek :)

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