This has been a public service topless parade…

August 20, 2008

It’s time again for the Boobs on Bikes parade down in New Zealand, where porn stars exercise their right to ride topless on motorcycles in public. Last year, 80,000 people showed up to watch. I think that is the entire male population, but don’t hold me to that.


We have a video report on today’s parade, in which a woman watching the event tells us, “People need porn, some people can’t get it at home.”

I guess by that logic, topless parades are some sort of community service?

Cripes. I can’t get big chocolate doughnuts at home, but that doesn’t mean I expect to go downtown and find a Big Chocolate Doughnut Parade. Come to think of it, that would be kind of awesome, and if there was one, I would SO be there!

Here’s the report from Auckland. WARNING: There is minor partial nudity.

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Nudity and motorcycles. Hmm… Something tells me this tradition will spread to Key West and San Francisco soon…

Posted by Dee T | Report as abusive

This is the stupidest thing I have ever heard of happening with the endorsement of the court.

Posted by Eddy | Report as abusive

“The topless romp has always had its knockers.” Um, yeah, isn’t that the whole point?

Posted by MobyD | Report as abusive

It wasn’t endorsed by the court. The court refused but they did it anyway.

Also, to the writer. NZ has a 5 million population (Approx.) so I don’t think there are only 80,000 men :)

Wow, it’s a cool parade. They probably could have picked a better street then the busiest one in the largest city, but hey. It’s went off without too much trouble!

Posted by Cam | Report as abusive

it WAS allowed by the court thank you very much!
i was in the parade and it was great. it is well publicised, so you are aware of the st to avoid if yu dont want to watch.
we have a population of 4MILLION, you dont know anything about our country so butt out!

Posted by rebecca | Report as abusive

the poppulation is between 4-5million, the boobs on bikes are purely just for perv factor only. Its not a great event and only signals the start of a sex expo. Yep of all the things for NZ to be proud of this would be it

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