A few things for tomorrow…

Schedule

 5:00 p.m. Pre Ride Gathering (body paint and fun!)
 5:45 p.m. Costume Contest (prizes!)
7:00 p.m. RIDE! (Helmets and lights strongly encouraged!)

9:00 p.m. Post Ride Celebration in the Grove! 

Pre & Post Party

  • We ask that photographers and press help create a safe space by being respectful and asking CONSENT to photograph, and encouraging others to do so!
  • If you are part of the press, please visit the Grove CID tent by the Post Office for a photographer badge
  • Although you can be as bare as you dare during the ride, the City of St. Louis requests that we cover our privates at the pre/post party
  • There will be DJ sets by DJ Jillian and music provided by Hazard to ya Booty. Stick around, dance and have fun!
  • There will be a water tunnel for people to cool down before and after the ride!
  • Thanks to our generous friends at 4 Hands for helping produce the event and providing the tasty beer. Grab some City Wide and drink up that STL pride a the after party!

Bike Ride

  • FINAL Route here
  • HELMETS & LIGHTS ENCOURAGED!
  • There will be a police escort, but we need everyone to be smart and aware on the road. You are riding at your own risk!
  • It is FREE to ride and you DO NOT need to sign up to participate.
  • Bring plenty of water…this is a 15 mile bike ride so you will need to stay hydrated.
  • There will be a vehicle at the end of the group of riders to assist people who have physical injuries or are having mechanical issues with their bikes.
  • DO NOT PASS THE FRONT PACE VEHICLE & BICYCLES!

Costume Contest

For those who are interested in participating, the contest will start around 5:45pm. We will start enrolling interested participants around 5:00pm (we’ll be walking around with clipboards and will also be around the “Grove CID” tent in front of the Post Office).

There will be four categories with limited spots available. The categories include:

  • Most Colorful
  • Best Couple
  • Most Hairy
  • Most Creative

This year our master of ceremony, Tatyana Telnikova (Handlebar), will lead our panel of judges in crowning the winners. The judges include:

  • Mike Cracchiolo (The Ready Room)
  • Leon Braxton (Rehab)
  • Stanley Love Tate (Rise Coffee House)

So put on your thinking caps, get those bodies painted and bring home the crown. Winner’s baskets include prizes and gift certificates!

WNBRSTL is just 5 Days Away!

A few important things:

  • We encourage you to be safe, wear a helmet and have lights on your bike
  • We ask that photographers and press help create a safe space by being respectful and asking CONSENT to photograph, and encouraging others to do so!
  • Although you can be as bare as you dare during the ride, the City of St. Louis requests that we cover our privates at the pre/post party

Pre ride gathering 5-7pm

  • If you arrive by car, please park your car at the Grove CID parking lots (more information available here)
  • Gather on Manchester (between Kentucky & Sarah)
  • Support the surrounding businesses and enjoy the street (list of businesses here)
  • Join us for the Costume Contest at 5:30pm.

7pm We Ride!

  • We will have a police escort, so please be respectful of their instructions and DO NOT ride in front of the escort.
  • Be safe, wear your helmet (even if it’s the only thing you wear:)
  • Spoked STL will be proving a team of leads on tall bikes
  • We’ll have a truck or bus following the ride in case anyone has a break down and needs a lift

8:30pm We Party! 

  • Enjoy the Grove, support the neighborhood, drink 4 Hands and dance
  • Again, as per request of the neighborhood, we ask that you cover up a bit after the ride
  • There will be bicycle parking available at the bike racks along Manchester and Talmage

2016 WNBR route

The route for the WNBRSTL 2016 is here!

See you Saturday, July 16th! Don’t forget the Manchester Bike Bash, the pre and post celebration for the ride. We start at 5pm and ride at 7pm with festivities going through 11pm!

wnbr map

WNBR 2016

We are happy to announce that this year’s 9th annual World Naked Bike Ride – St. Louis will take place on July 16th, 2016!

Meanwhile, get your bikes tuned up at Spoked Bikes & Stuff –  the official shop sponsor of the WNBR in St. Louis. And if you want to do some pedaling through the winter – don’t forget to stop by HandleBar and check out BikeBlitz on Wednesday nights.

Please stay tuned here and on the WNBR FaceBook Page,  for more details. See you soon!

Back by Popular Demand…Costume Contest!

stormtrooper wnbr

You asked and we listened…we’re happy to announce that we will again hold a costume contest prior to the bike ride!

For those who are interested in participating, the contest will start around 5:30pm. We will start enrolling interested participants around 5:00pm (we’ll be walking around with clipboards and will also be around the “Grove CID” tent in front of the Post Office).

There will be five categories with limited spots available. The categories include:

  • Best Female
  • Best Male
  • Best Couple
  • Most Hairy
  • Most Creative

This year our master of ceremony, Tatyana Telnikova (Handlebar), will lead our panel of judges in crowning the winners. The judges include:

  • Jessie Mueller (Rise Coffee)
  • Sam Coffey (The Fortune Teller Bar)
  • Nick Kanter (4 Hands Brewery)

So put on your thinking caps, get those bodies painted and bring home the crown!

Winner’s baskets are include prizes and gift certificates from:

  • HandleBar
  • ArtBar
  • Just John’s
  • Gramophone
  • Rise Coffe House
  • Mokabe’s Coffeehouse
  • StyleHouse
  • Spoked Bikes
  • The Shaved Duck
  • Scottish Arms
  • Katie’s Pizza & Pasta Osteria
  • Fortuneteller Bar

WNBRSTL is coming soon!

World Naked Bike Ride_2015

Get excited! The 8th annual World Naked Bike Ride St. Louis is less than two weeks away!

Here is the ROUTE  for this ride.

A few important things:

  • We encourage you to be safe, wear a helmet and have lights on your bike
  • We ask that photographers and press help create a safe space by being respectful and asking CONSENT to photograph, and encouraging others to do so!
  • Although you can be as bare as you dare during the ride, the St. Louis city requests that we cover our privates at the pre/post party

Pre ride gathering 5-7pm

  • If you need, park your car at the Grove CID parking lots at 4173 Manchester or 4352 Manchester
  • Gather on Manchester in front of HandleBar
  • Support the surrounding businesses and enjoy the street
  • Join us for the Costume Contest at 5:30pm.

7pm We Ride!

  • The Route is here
  • We will have a police escort, so please be respectful of their instructions and DO NOT ride in front of the escort.
  • Be safe, wear your helmet (even if it’s the only thing you wear:)
  • Spoked STL will be proving a team of leads on tall bikes
  • We’ll have a truck or bus following the ride in case anyone has a break down and needs a lift

8:30pm We Party! 

  • Enjoy the Grove, support the neighborhood, drink 4 Hands and dance
  • Again, as per request of the neighborhood, we ask that you cover up a bit after the ride
  • There will be bicycle parking available at the bike racks along Manchester and Talmage

WNBR in St. Louis is Set for July 18th!

The date for the World Naked Bike Ride in St. Louis is officially set for Saturday, July 18th, 2015, so get those bikes tuned up and ready for the fun!

Make sure to beat the tune-up rush by stopping by Spoked Bikes & Stuff, the official shop sponsor of the WNBR in St. Louis, and say hi to event organizer, Matt.

And don’t forget, you can keep your legs fresh by participating in Gold Sprints every Wednesday at HandleBar. Swing by and say hi to event organizer, Tatyana.

Stay tuned for updates on the pre-and-post festivities, as well as the route. See you soon!