Naked Bikers Take to the Streets

Yesterday more than eighty bicyclists, only ten of them women, tore off between Polanco and the Zocalo, most of them clad only in sunblock, to demand some respect after triathlete Javier Mendoza López’ fatal encounter with an automobile while cycling.  Some of them wore hats and shorts, just to keep the event from becoming another Spencer Tunick spectacle.

The organizers, members of the urban bicycle group Bicitekas, wanted only to show drivers how vulnerable human bodies could be and encourage some respect, crying out along the way “Automobiles no, bicycles yes.”

There are a lot more than 108 million stories in the Naked City; this is one of them.

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