World Naked Bike Ride

A tory councillor says.....

19 messages
14/06/2012 at 15:59
On Sunday there was the annual World Naked Bike Ride through Brighton centre and along part of the seafront. Conservative councillor Dawn Bartlett said "I'm glad it rained" "I don't think they should be doing it along the seafront as there are kids down there" "It's not right. If they want to be exhibtionists they should go over the South Downs". I have my views but What do you think?
WiB
14/06/2012 at 16:17

I was out on the South Downs for a recovey run... any attractive females can be directed that way no problem. All the others should stay at sea level and scare the kids.

WiB
14/06/2012 at 16:43

If he thinks that one's surprising he should try the London one, goes right through massive tourist fuelled places like Oxford Street, at peak times!

No doubt the message of the event is noble, but it generally becomes a haven for exhibitionists and voyeurs!

14/06/2012 at 16:50

It's the usual British attitude to nudity - that laydees and children would/should be shocked/frightened/corrupted by the sight of a naked person.

Personally, I don't care if people want to cycle naked, but I don't fancy doing it myself.

Never mind the weather, that could be a very nasty case of road rash!

 

14/06/2012 at 16:54

I heard Meldy and Holly did it.

14/06/2012 at 17:01

Mean-spirited and inappropriately prudish. 

The councillor, not Meldy and Holly. They're lovely.

14/06/2012 at 17:44
My child was on the bus with me and we saw them as we drove by. She thought it was hilarious. The costumes and the spectacle as much as the nudity. People who get offended are bad enough but it annoys me even more when they do it on behalf of "kids". What harm could it possibly have done to my "kid" apart from making her and the rest of the bus have a good laugh.
14/06/2012 at 17:46
I wouldn't want to live in the killjoy "I'm glad it rained" tory councillors vision of how the world shuld be. What a grey place that would be.
Lee the Pea    pirate
14/06/2012 at 17:53
The key word in this is 'Tory'. Those narrow minded wankers are never going to see sense
14/06/2012 at 17:59
And....as the aim was to highlight the vulnerability of cyclists, it wouldn't have made sense to hold the event in some far flung isolated part of the Downs.
Edited: 14/06/2012 at 17:59
seren nos    pirate
14/06/2012 at 18:24

so there are no children allowed on the downs are there

14/06/2012 at 19:05

The idea of being exposed and having your nads and ass getting red raw on a bicycle seat is an odd appeal,  but each to their own.

 

14/06/2012 at 19:05

Was he offended by their helmets?

14/06/2012 at 19:32

What Wilkie says: the naked human body is not sexual in itself  - if you think is is then you're the one with dodgy thinking. Probably very significant that he was a Tory - councillor - he probably pays someone to spank him with a wet mackerel every Friday afternoon

14/06/2012 at 20:17
Apparently the tory councillor Dawn Bartlett, has to go before the Standards Committee. Her crime was to send letters to all the travellers in her constituency with directions to green spaces in Brighton that were in other party's constituencies.
15/06/2012 at 15:04

Ha ha ha - love it

15/06/2012 at 17:50

I did the Southampton ride last year, was a good laugh.

Very cold though 

15/06/2012 at 19:58

Move along nothing to see.....

16/06/2012 at 22:48

Would have thought you'd be all over this with your name Bear?


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