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Bedford Bike lane protest-Nake Ride?

In response to the bike lane controversy in Bedford Ave, a scantily clad bike ride/protest is scheduled for tomorrow. BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR.

Do people have more information about this?

Read the article here in the brooklyn paper.

read this in Gothamist.

2 comments to Bedford Bike lane protest-Nake Ride?

  • Too Cold For Nude Protest, NY Bikers Switch Gears
    NEW YORK (AP) ―

    Bicyclists who planned to go topless to protest the removal of a Brooklyn bike lane have switched gears. Some pinned plastic breasts over their jackets as they rolled into a snowstorm.

    Dozens of protestors biked through an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of the Williamsburg section on Saturday.

    Bike messenger Heather Loop organized the event. She says the lane was removed because the neighborhood’s Hasidic Jews “can’t handle scantily clad women.”

    Some Hasids say the issue is not showing leg, but safety for children being dropped off by school buses.

    The protestors had said it would ride through the streets without their tops, but wintry weather forced them to stay dressed.

    The bikers’ plastic tactics did not amuse faithful Hasids leaving synagogue services with their families on the Sabbath.

  • Paul

    I think this protest was ill conceived. The best thing to do is keep riding Bedford. No need to be naked or get into any verbal arguments with people. I just ride the street like I always have.