No, This Photo Does Not Show Two Bikers Protesting The Burkini Ban

The image has been online for years and does not show bikers making a protest on a French beach.

Tons of people are sharing this photo and claiming it shows two French bikers protesting the burkini ban by wearing a "motokini":

This French tweet has over 8,000 retweets and is being shared widely.

The problem is that the claim being made about the photo and the "motokini" is false. A reverse image search shows that the photo of the bikers on a beach has been online since at least 2012.

Unfortunately, the false claim about the photo continues to spread. It even led to a news story by a website in the Czech Republic.

Thirty French municipalities voted to ban the burkini in recent weeks. However, France's top administrative court today reversed the ban in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet near Nice.

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