2 MORE MONTHS!!!

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Have you made your plans? Invited friends and family? Is the bike ready? It’s only 2 months to the ride. Are you excited? We invite you to join the dedicated group of volunteers that make this ride successful every year. We have numerous roles and positions to fill, especially the Street Team. Contact us at info@phillynakedbikeride.org if you’re interested. Or meet us at several events through the summer as we distribute these postcards!

SUPPORT US, PLEASE!!!

If you cannot help us by volunteering/organizing, one way to help us out is to donate some cash at http://www.gofundme.com/Naked-Bike-Ride. We need the help to print out posters and postcards to advertise the ride, and for supplies at the pre-ride event and during the ride. It is with your generosity that the ride continues successfully every year. Please help this year’s ride be an epic event.

CALLING ALL ARTISTS!!!

Riders, we are asking for help to design this year’s poster and postcard to be used to publicize the ride all over the Philly area and the internet. We are looking for designs that will grab attention and hopefully urge new people to join the fun.  If you have any artistic ability, or are just inspired by the ride, please submit your designs and any questions to val@phillynakedbikeride.org and cc: phillynakedbikeride@gmail.com. The designs then will be posted on the FB community page (and maybe on this website) for people to vote on. The poster and postcard designs need not be the same, but we do request several elements to be included in the designs.

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  • PNBR bell logo

Please send the design as a gif, but the final format would need to be tif with a bleed for printing.  The poster size is 13 x 19, and the postcard is 4x 6.  Please send by Friday, 22 May. We will then have about a week of voting, then the organizational team will decide which design(s) will be used. We might use 2 or 3 designs for this year. Below is the PNBR bell logo and one early draft design.

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BREAKING NEWS!!!

PNBR 2015 will be held on Saturday, 29 August 2015!  Start time will be 3pm, with pre-ride festivities from 12:30-2:30pm!  So reserve the date, make your work, travel, etc. plans, and spread the word to friends and family. Get ready to ride in the 7th version of the most fun you can have on a bike!  Yes, I’m excited!  Are you?

2015 Ride – Seventh Year

Winter still has a little hold on the area, but Spring is just around the corner. It’s now time to start planning for the seventh edition of the PNBR. It will take a close, dedicated, fun loving team to achieve another successful ride. If you are interested in helping, check out the Volunteer page and email info@phillynakedbikeride.org to let us know how you would like to help. Planning meetings will start next month, April.

Set aside the weekend of August 29-30 for the PNBR 2015!!! Exact date will be announced at the end of April.

Where can you see and post pictures and videos from the ride, now that we’ve been censored by Facebook?

Just because Facebook is too uptight to deal with how amazing we are (see next post below) doesn’t mean this year’s Naked Bike Ride is invisible. You can view and post pictures and videos to our 2014 Flickr pool here:

https://www.flickr.com/groups/pnbr2014/

You do have to join (or sign into) Flickr and then join the group to view and post.

And – if you want to take a trip down Naked Memory Lane on Flickr – you can use the “Search Groups” link in the Groups drop-down menu at the top of any page to find our photo pools from previous years.

And of course there’s Youtube – you can find a ton of videos here:

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Philly+Naked+Bike+Ride+2014

If you want to let your friends on Facebook know where to find pics and videos please share these links on there – and let people know how pathetic Facebook is for censoring one of the most beautiful – and absolutely non-obscene – events around.

Facebook took down our group – please be patient while we figure out a solution

When we signed onto Facebook this morning the administrators of the PNBR Facebook group, a  thriving community that boasted over 4,000 members , saw this:

PNBR Facebook Warning

It says:

Warning

The group “Philly Naked Bike Ride” has been removed because it violated our Terms of Use. Among other things, groups that are hateful, threatening, or obscene are not allowed. We also take down groups that attack an individual or group, or advertise a product or service. Continued misuse of Facebook’s features could result in your account being disabled.

If you have any questions or concerns, you can visit our FAQ page at http://www.facebook.com/help/wgroups.

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We at the Philly Naked Bike Ride are disappointed that this has happened, all because a few people who just because of a few people who don’t appreciate the human body and can’t tolerate views that are different than theirs this has happened. We are, however, the PHILLY NAKED BIKE RIDE, an incredible movement that is born and carried out by the pure spirit of human beings and WE WILL NOT BE DISCOURAGED. We will continue to do everything we can to continue to build community amongst bike riders, naturists and people who enjoy the freedom of the naked bike ride movement.

We are currently working on creating an alternative online space where people can share their events, ideas, images and experiences without the harsh censorship that Facebook has begun to employ.

PLEASE BE PATIENT AS WE TRY TO DO THIS. We are just a few volunteers who all have day jobs and so we are doing our best.

STAY PROUD, STAY AWESOME. WE HEART YOU.