PHILADELPHIA — And they’re off — a bicyclists and their clothes.
Thousands of unclothed cyclists set off on a trek around Philadelphia on Saturday for a annual Philly Naked Bike Ride.
About 3,000 riders in several stages of strip pedaled a 10-mile (16-kilometre) march holding in sights including Independence Hall and a Philadelphia Museum of Art, where Sylvester Stallone sprinted adult a stairs while training as Rocky.
Participants in a float can go as unclothed as they dare. Some were in their birthday suits while others sported underwear or physique paint and glitter.
Olivia Neely, who was topless, was roving for a initial time, desirous by a new finish of a regretful relationship.
“I only pennyless adult with my beloved and wanted to have a clarity of freedom,” she said. “I did it for me, not for anyone else.”
— PhillyNakedBikeRide (@phillynbr) September 9, 2017
The float is to criticism coherence on hoary fuels, disciple for a reserve of cyclists and foster certain physique image.
Friends Lindsay Meehan and Michelle Astringer rode together and helped any other get painted. Meehan is a first-timer during a PNBR while Astringer is a regular.
Meehan pronounced she motionless to take partial since eating commotion liberation and physique positivity are “a large partial of my life.”