Bike quote: Naked cycling brings helmet lecture

“They were more shocked than I was, trying to cover up their bits and pieces with their hands.”

— New Zealand policewoman describing the reactions of two naked men on bicycles she stopped in a coastal resort town one night.

She issued a stern warning for not wearing helmets and sent them home. She chose to ignore their public nudity, which can carry a charge of offensive behavior in New Zealand.

BBC News, “NZ policewoman allows naked cycling — with helmet”

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