Naked Cyclists Use Public Rental Bikes For New Orleans Event

NEW ORLEANS (CBS Local) — Organizers of the 2019 World Naked Bike Ride admit they didn’t see this coming — that participants would use publicly available rental Blue Bikes.

The 11th World Naked Bike Ride in New Orleans took place on Saturday, with participants peddling their way through the French Quarter in various degrees of undress.

“This is the first year Blue Bikes were widely used by participants, and we had not anticipated this,” the event’s head of security Shane Steinkamp told WGNO. “As such, the organization didn’t say anything about it beforehand.”

The Blue Bikes, which is a partnership between the City of New Orleans and Social Bicycles and is sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, were…

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