In the small Spanish town of Molins de Rei lives PereTarragó, a motorcycle builder of quite extraordinary skill. His bikes are completely unrideable—but that’s only because they’re 1:5 and 1:6 scale models.
These motorcycle models are nothing like the Revell or Tamiya kits you played with back in the 70s. In photographs, Tarragós creations are virtually impossible to separate from the real thing.
In many ways, Tarragós process is similar to that of a regular custom builder: it involves lathes, milling and welding. But normal tools are often useless for this kind of detail work, so Tarragó has made his own.