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Europe’s Most Minimal Cycle Tour

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Robert John

4,000 mile cycling expedition across 15 European countries to raise money for The Body Dysmorphic Foundation & BEAT, the UK's Eating Disorder...

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Over the years I’ve been very body conscious and dissatisfied with my appearance; looking back and reflecting on photographs at times I’ve been very thin but often viewed myself through a different negative lens.

In 2015 I tried a naturist holiday in France and since then other activities, along the way I’ve advocated the lifestyle, promoted options online and told friends and colleagues about the benefits.

I hope that coverage of the trip along with the growing number of articles and resources on the website ( will inspire more people to go to events and to try holidays, I think it can help people suffering from body image issues and generally the public for leisure with added mental health benefits.

There is such a diverse range of sport and leisure activities to try, locally and abroad, and the people who are involved are non judgemental, relaxed, friendly and easy going.

Check out British Naturism’s website for more information on what is local to you.

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5,000 Mile, 16 European country cycling expedition

In late June 2017 I will be setting off on a 4,000 mile cycling expedition that will cross 15 countries in Europe.

It’s called ‘Europe’s Most Minimal Cycle Tour’ because I’m going to do it wearing the least amount of clothing possible, both on the bike, and at resting places along the route.

Goldsmiths University research published in January 2017 found that participation in naturist activities helps build a more positive body image, and higher self-esteem.

I will be staying at more than 70 naturist clubs and resorts, cycling clothed as it isn't practical and only legal to be naked in 20% of the countries in public.

There will be a map and there is already a lot more detailed explanation on the website -

Please check the site and keep an eye on social media!

Event date

24-June-2017 06:00  - 
01-October-2017 17:00

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