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0858, 05 Apr 20

Naked Bike Ride Called Off

At least some good came out of this.

Local organizers of the World Naked Bike Ride have called off the annual event, adding to a growing list of Madison-area events that have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Before the cancellation, the clothing optional ride through Madison was set for June 20. The next one will be held on June 19 of next year.

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“Current conditions throughout the world have made it difficult for us all to make plans for the coming months,” organizers said in a statement. “When it will again be safe and practical for people to gather in groups is a matter of uncertainty. In view of this, local organizers have decided not to hold the World Naked Bike Ride this year in Madison.”


0858, 05 April 2020


  1. Kevin Scheunemann

    That is awesome side effect.

    Now if we can get godless, baby killing, liberals to call off abortions.

  2. jjf

    Those naked evolutionist abortionists!  They’re everyone, sapping your precious bodily fluids!

  3. Le Roi du Nord

    God made those naked bodies, right k? Why not be proud of them?

  4. Kevin Scheunemann

    Jjf, Nord,

    It is the height of incivility to parade your unclothed bodies grotesquely in public.

    Keep it to yourself.

    It is good we will be spared this nonsense this year. Civility will at least prevail in some small way with this cancellation.

    You 2 should be happy about civility winning out.

  5. jjf

    I’m not wearing any pants.

  6. Kevin Scheunemann


    As long as you are not in public, no one cares.

  7. Le Roi du Nord

    k: I’m pretty svelte for a guy my age, within a couple pounds of my HS all conference weight, so don’t be concerned. But calling anyone, especially those you don’t know, grotesque, is the height of incivility.


    Good for you! Congratulations on your expression of personal freedom. Keep up the good fight!

  8. Kevin Scheunemann


    Is reading comprehension a basic problem for you? I called the act of parading around unclothed grotesque.

    If you think that statement makes you grotesque, that is a self-esteem challenge on your part.

    This is your incivility problem, you read things in a grotesque, crooked way even when they are simple.

  9. Pat

    Trump today, “ We are learning much about the Invisible Enemy. It is tough and smart, but we are tougher and smarter!”

    Thank you Mr. President for those outstanding words of encouragement.

  10. Kevin Scheunemann


    What does thT have to do with canceling the grotesque liberal naked bike ride?

  11. Pat


    Nothing. And?

  12. Pat


    What does calling off a naked bike ride have to do with abortion?

  13. Kevin Scheunemann


    Just hoping we could cancel other stupid liberal advocacy as well.

    Did that get you in a twist?

  14. Pat


    So your answer is, abortion has absolutely nothing to do with the topic.

  15. Kevin Scheunemann


    It is under category of “thing from liberals I would also celebrate if they went away.”


  16. Pat


    Oh, mine was under CoronaVirus. The same thing that got the naked bike ride canceled.

  17. Le Roi du Nord


    Weren’t we all born naked?  Didn’t your god create us all in his image?  So you are calling that “grotesque”?

    And no, I don’t think that I am grotesque, naked or clothed.  That is all your nonsense.

  18. dad29

    LeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeRoy, you said that at one time you were Catholic.  Seeing your flip snark here reminds me that the human race is, indeed, fallen.  So even if you don’t recall your 1st-grade Catholic lessons, take a look in a mirror.

  19. Kevin Scheunemann


    There is a difference between an innocent baby and you making conscience decision to parade naked in public.

    I can’t believe someone needs to openly tell you that…

    It just chaps your posterior that I enjoy the naked bike ride being canceled, doesn’t it?

  20. Kevin Scheunemann


    My subject matter far more pertinent abd important.

    Trump derangement is just an illness that needs to be cured.

  21. Pat


    “ My subject matter far more pertinent abd important.”

    In regards to naked bike rides?

  22. Kevin Scheunemann


    In regards to celebrating the cancelation of awful liberal advocacy…

    We’ve been through this.

  23. Le Roi du Nord

    So to “flip snark” is prohibited in your religion ? You better get to confession? And review our rights of free expression.

  24. Le Roi du Nord


    I don’t care who parades around in their birthday suit, not even you. And no, it doesn’t chap any part of my anatomy one iota. You are making that all up.

  25. Kevin Scheunemann


    I am saying Pat’s brand of “flip snark” has nothing to do with topic, it is just Trump derangement.

    Facts don’t care about your feelings.

    Why do you get so upset when I point out there is a difference between you going out and offending the world unclothed vs an innocent baby?

    99.9% of America understands that distinction. Why you don’t, is beyond me.

  26. Kevin Scheunemann

    You really are chapped about me celebrating the cancellation of this liberal Sacrament, aren’t you?

    Let me confirm that for you:

    I am totally gleeful about it!

  27. jjf

    I heard the motto of the ride is “Never has so little been worn by so many who should wear so much.”

    Butt now that they’ve chapped Kevin, I heard they’re going to do a virtual ride instead.

  28. Kevin Scheunemann


    I am not “chapped”. …as long as it stays in its crazy Madison neighborhood.

    It is Nord that is chapped by my celebration of the cancelation.

    This really is a big Sacramental event for you libs, isn’t it?

  29. Le Roi du Nord


    Whereas your chronic condemnation of those you disagree with is just plain old run of the mill derangement, right?

    “Facts don’t care about your feelings”. That is hysterically, insanely hypocritical coming from you!!

  30. Kevin Scheunemann


    I only condemn positions that openly advocate evil.  Don’t you?

    You really dislike my celebration of this cancelation…I can tell.


  31. Pat

    “ I am saying Pat’s brand of “flip snark” has nothing to do with topic”

    It is on topic as much as the “flip snark” straw man abortion.

  32. Kevin Scheunemann


    Stopping liberal baby killing events during the virus….

    Criticizing Trump during virus…..which one has more to do with cancelation of awful liberal events like the naked bike ride?


  33. Pat



  34. jjf

    Those nasty bike-riding liberals!  Making Kevin think about naked sin!

  35. Mar

    When I lived in Madison, I saw one of these rides.
    Trust me, Madison is way better off not having the event. The aesthetics were pretty awful.

  36. Kevin Scheunemann


    Just celebrating that we can go a whole year where we all agree everyone should where clothes in public.

    The Madison godless bike ride, was the one time a year where law enforcement ignored that common sense.

    This cancelation is a great thing, stop whining like someone took your Cotton Candy at the County fair.

  37. Le Roi du Nord


    You celebrate the cancellation of the naked bike ride, which is clearly an expression of freedom and individuality for those involved and participating, yet you condemn any and all attempts to contain the spread of covid19 by our political leaders.  You are the poster child for hypocrisy.

    How does the naked bike ride promote evil?  Be specific, include facts not opinion.

    mar:  Nobody forced you to watch right?  Or were you participating in the evil k is whining about?

  38. Kevin Scheunemann


    You bear false witness, again.

    I don’t condemn “any and all” attempts to contain Covid 19, just some of the attempts.

    If we close churches, we certainly can close liberal, baby killing, abortion clinics.

    If we can keep dope dispenseries open, why not bars?

    Don’t misrepresent my position.



  39. Le Roi du Nord


    I don’t need to misrepresent your position.  You do a fine job of it yourself, flip-flopping all over as suits your needs.  And no doubt you will continue.

  40. Kevin Scheunemann


    I will still celebrate the canceling of the naked bike ride despite all your melancholy about it.

    Cheer up.

    Only 5 more years of Trump.


  41. dad29

    review our rights of free expression.

    Freedom is the liberty to do RIGHT.   Not that it matters to you.

  42. Le Roi du Nord


    I’m not by any means melancholy about it. I had no plans to attend or participate. Canceling it was the proper thing to do in light of the covid19 situation. But the thought of it sure has you all worked up in a grotesque sorta way.

  43. Kevin Scheunemann


    I just love a good cancelation of a perverse liberal event.

    I oppose perversity, unlike yourself.

  44. Le Roi du Nord

    You still didn’t answer: How is this event grotesque, or perverse, seeing as all those naked bodies were created in your gods image??

  45. Kevin Scheunemann


    You misunderstand Genesis in your godlesness.

    We exist in a state of sinful depravity. While in that state of sinful depravity, societal norms are to walk around with cloths. Those that counter that norm are breaking the law and disrespecting civil authority. We are to honor civil authority.

    If ae were in a state of perfection in the Garden, before the Fall in Genesis 3, then yes, cloths would not be neccessary because we are covered in righteousness and perfection of God.

    Stop trying to ignore your sinful depravity in your analysis of Genesis. It causes your reason to be naturally corrupt.

  46. Le Roi du Nord


    You might exist in a “state of sinful depravity”, and walk around with “cloths”. But not everyone adheres to your authoritarian tendencies, nor should they. Once again you are attempting to force your personal depravity on others.

    Calling others, that you don’t know, have never met, sinful and depraved, is yet another fine example of your unconfined arrogance and egomania.

  47. Jason

    Careful everyone, Leroy’s Asperger’s is flaring.   I’m guessing he’s one Kevin Komment away from closing his eyes, rocking on his chair and screeming “Neeee Neeee Neeee” until his mommy comes and gives him an extra pill.

  48. jjf

    And Jason returns to the school yard taunts.

  49. Kevin Scheunemann


    You interjected the biblical standard and God.

    You ended up with an answer you do not like because the godless cannot understand because you ignore the seriousness of sinful depravity.

    Because I celebrate the cancelation…not cause the cancelation…that is “authoritarian tendancy” on my part?   I just enjoy a good cancelation of perversity.  If you oppose perversity you should be smiling like I am.

  50. Jason

    >And Jason returns to the school yard taunts.


    Just responded in kind, jiffy.

  51. dad29

    If you oppose perversity you should be smiling like I am.

    Well, let’s see if LeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeRoy asks his daughter to race naked.  Then we’ll know whether he’s a man of his principles, so to speak.

  52. MjM

    Nort Two-Face Continues:  Calling others, that you don’t know, have never met, sinful and depraved, is yet another fine example of your unconfined arrogance and egomania.

    Not just covered in it, now you’re swimming in Lake Irony, numbnutz.

  53. jjf

    Dad29, daughters are adults and can make their own decisions.  They don’t wait for Daddy’s directives or approval.  Imagine that!

  54. Kevin Scheunemann


    So you would encourage their perverse activity, rather than discourage it?

    That makes you a bad, absentee father.

    Good Fathers encourage their kids to do right thing, act with civility, and not break the law.

    Bad Fathers ignore incivility in their kids, don’t care when kids break the law, and don’t do anything to encourage them to do tight thing.

    Are you a bad father?

  55. Kevin Scheunemann

    “Right thing”.

  56. Jason

    >Dad29, daughters are adults and can make their own decisions.  They don’t wait for Daddy’s directives or approval.


    He didn’t say that they weren’t.  He wondered if Leroy would prompt his daughter(s) to participate in parading around Madison naked for a day.  You just want to twist it into some type of sexist bullshit, and only because you didn’t see an opportunity to make it some type of racist bullshit.

  57. dad29

    daughters are adults

    All of them?  Were you able to reproduce, Jiffy?  Or are you just spitballing your Deep Thoughts again?

  58. jjf

    Heaven Knows you’re all about being in charge, Dad29.

  59. Jason

    Ok jff, time for a PASS.

  60. jjf

    You’re on the right track, though, Jason.  Patriarchal ideas are often related to racist ideas.  It’s all about the hierarchy, who’s supposed to be listening to who, who’s out of line, who gets to define who’s in line.

  61. MjM

    DMOTP Jiffy barks the Libby Line: Patriarchal ideas are often related to racist ideas

    And if mom doesn’t want daughter to parade naked through the streets of Madscow……. ?

  62. jjf

    Not that I’m here to defend the WNBR, but their web FAQ does say:

    Yes, children are allowed to participate in WNBR. WNBR is designed to be family-friendly. Children do sometimes ride, participate and otherwise contribute to WNBR events, currently however, it is pretty rare. As an example, the Seattle ride has had one kid participate in their rides in 2004 and 2006, other naked cyclists events have also had kids participate.

    Children and teenagers under 16 or 18 (depending on what country they are from) are not encouraged to participate in WNBR without close supervision from a parent or legal guardian. WNBR does not provide child care or babysitting services.

    WNBR has a policy of not allowing promoters to directly recruit children to participate in our events. Children who are interested in participating should speak with their parents or legal guardians.

  63. Mar

    Great, jjf, a child molester’s dream.

  64. jjf

    Wait, Mar, we weren’t talking about Scout troops and altar boys.  We were talking about a bike ride.

  65. Le Roi du Nord

    “You interjected the biblical standard and God”

    I didn’t have to, you did it for me.  See above.


    My daughter is an adult.  If she chooses to ride naked she is free to do so.  That is what freedom is all about, not the version you and k spout.

  66. Kevin Scheunemann


    Please stop lying.

    You tried to interject God.  I showed you that you were incorrect because you ignore the concept of sinful depravity in godlessness.

  67. Le Roi du Nord


    Why do you continue to misrepresent something so easily verified?  You brought god into the discussion.  Look it up.

  68. Kevin Scheunemann


    On 4/7 at 4:29 am you brought it up.

    Point to my post before that (where I mention God). I challenge you.

    I try to steer clear of subject because I know it really upsets you in your liberal delicateness. I don’t want to burden your conscience. I only bring God up when you are acting in a really awful manner by overtly advocating open evil.

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