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Naked cyclist caught by speed camera in Germany

Man was riding well over speed limit - but will escape fine because police cannot identify him

A naked cyclist in Germany caught on camera riding over the speed limit is likely to escape a fine because police cannot identify him.

The man, wearing only shoes, was snapped heading i8nto the centre of Kiel on the evening of Saturday 21 July, reports

According to police, he was pedalling at 47 kilometres an hour in a 30 kilometres an hour zone.

The man’s ride in the buff came as Germany – in common with the rest of western Europe – faced record-breaking temperatures due to the heatwave.

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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