Flat track in Barcelona

Dirt track racing started in the US back in the 1920s and 1930s, gaining popularity after WW2. At that time in Spain, brands such as Bultaco with its famous Astro and the Ossa Short Tracker made legendary motorcycles to participate in this sport that achieved great popularity, consolidating itself as a minority sport, still very funny.

Why Ride Project: behind the scene

On November of 2015, photographer Lucho Vidales, videomaker Xué Gil and BMX rider Martin Postigo combined their passions without really knowing what would come out from it.
In the beginning, they were heading on a trip to shoot a series of BMX pictures with a medium format camera at different rare locations in between the cities of Granada and Malaga in Spain.

Then, just over a week before they were about to start their journey. On the evening of November 13th, the world was shaken once again by terrorists attacks in Paris. Amongst the victims that day at Ba-Ta-Clan was Mathias Dymarski ( BMX rider and friend of Martin) as well as his girlfriend Marie Lausch.

Cruising around Barcelona on cafe racers

Stefan Lantschner e Nicol Mair ride around Barcelona hills on two Koolt Creations cafe racers, built by Stefan himself alle cafe racer costumizzate dallo stesso Stefan, con la sua Koolt Creations.
All pictures by Olaf Pignataro.