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Underwear Ride to Protest Williamsburg Bike Lane Removal

bikelane_protest_pinp-thumbTonight, Saturday, December 19th, cyclists in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, NY will protest the removal of their bike lanes.

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  1. VerenaDecember 19, 2009 at 10:27 am

    Can anyone confirm that this is still happening?

  2. christopherDecember 19, 2009 at 4:25 pm

    current temp w/ windchill in new york? 11 frickin degrees.

  3. EvanDecember 19, 2009 at 8:41 pm

    I can’t believe people are actually doing this. Don’t get me wrong, i think the Hasids should go fuck themselves for getting the bike lanes taken out, but why would you purposely offend a major group of people by streaking through their neighborhood? I’m sure there are more mature, and more affective ways to get the bike lanes back. What I don’t get is why is this whole thing called “Hasids vs. Hipsters”? These people aren’t hipsters, at least, not how the negative definition now defines them, they just want to ride a bike in safety. And as for the whole “minivan of death” thing, fuck hasids and all anti bike people.

  4. Ghost RiderDecember 20, 2009 at 10:07 am

    Say…wasn’t this supposed to be a NAKED ride? Did the windchill and snow scare them off?

    I’m with Evan — there’s got to be a better way to protest than rubbing the neighborhood’s face in doughy, hairy near-naked flesh.

  5. RaiynDecember 20, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    They have my support and awe, but I gotta say. (Simpson’s Comic Book Guy voice) Worst timing EVER! (/voice)
    I learned a long time ago riding semi nude in a blizzard is a BAD IDEA.

  6. Solo500December 21, 2009 at 10:12 am

    Disrespecting others will not win support for bicyclists.

    Bike lanes are only a means to an end, they don’t guarantee a safe or even a good commute/ride.

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