St. Louis' World Naked Bike Ride Organizers Gear Up For This Weekend | St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis' World Naked Bike Ride Organizers Gear Up For This Weekend

Jul 19, 2019

Tatyana Telnikova is the owner of HandleBar in the Grove neighborhood and an organizer of St. Louis' World Naked Bike Ride.
Credit Tatyana Telnikova

Nearly a decade ago, HandleBar owner Tatyana Telnikova began heading up the after-party for St. Louis’ World Naked Bike Ride.

She’s now even more deeply involved as an organizer of the annual event, which gets going at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Grove neighborhood.

On Friday’s St. Louis on the Air, Telnikova talked with guest host Jim Kirchherr of the Nine Network about this growing St. Louis tradition. Twelve years running, the ride aims to raise awareness about oil dependency, body positivity and cyclist vulnerability.

Listen to the conversation:

Related Event
What: 12th Annual World Naked Bike Ride in St. Louis
When: 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019
Where: St. Louis’ Grove neighborhood (Manchester Ave. between Sarah and Talmage streets)

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