PHOTOS: World Naked Bike Ride

Hundreds of Chicagoans lose their inhibitions for this annual bike ride.

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Moshpix: Hundreds of Chicagoans shed their clothing and hopped on their bikes for the annual World Naked Bike Ride. Many of the participants took the theme literally as they cycled through several Chicago neighborhoods like the West Loop, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Wicker Park and in Old Town where we caught up with them. The event is held in countries all over the world and is meant to raise awareness about the dangers cyclists face from automobile traffic, and "the negative consequences we all face due to the dependence on oil, and other forms of non-renewable energy."
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