Red Bull “Ride+Style” Recap

Red Bull “Ride+Style” Recap

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A few weeks ago we brought you behind the scenes photos of Risk and Tristan Eaton painting a bike ramps for the 3rd Annual Red Bull “Ride+Style” event (seen here) that was on May 6 at the Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco, CA.  When local SF artist Sam Flores added his elaborate colors and London artist INSA added his heel patterns to the mix it became an amazing display of a collaborative effort with a group of artists who styles were so different.

When you think of fixed gear bikes the first thing that can come to mind is hipsters and bike messengers rushing past you…but that wasn’t the case for this face off. The riders were flying through the air doing amazing tricks that had you standing on you toes wondering if they were going to land or not. Despite there being a few wipe outs the riders gave it their all in both categories of race and freestyle. The event was a fantastic turn out and the lacquer on the  beautifully destroyed ramps was shinning bright; its going to be tough to top this event next year!

Sam Flores

Sam Flores

Risk

Risk

Ramp designed by Risk and Tristan Eaton

Ramp designed by Risk and Tristan Eaton

Veronica Volok wearing INSA leggings

Veronica Volok wearing INSA leggings

Eliot Milner getting some air off a ramp designed by Risk and INSA

Eliot Milner getting some air off a ramp designed by Risk and INSA

Matt Reyes alongside the ramp designed by Risk and Sam Flores

Matt Reyes alongside the ramp designed by Risk and Sam Flores

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Gus Molina

Gus Molina

Joshua Boothby back flipping off of the ramp designed by Risk and INSA

Joshua Boothby back flipping off of the ramp designed by Risk and INSA

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis

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Winners of Track Race: Jason Clary and Herman Montenegro

Winners of Track Race: Jason Clary and Herman Montenegro

Winners of Freestyle Jonathan Davis, Matt Reyes (1st place) Eliot Milner

Winners of Freestyle Jonathan Davis, Matt Reyes (1st place) Eliot Milner

Michael Jackon's and some silver guy holding Leader Bikes painted by artists involved.

Michael Jackson’s and some silver guy holding Leader Bikes painted by artists involved.

Veronica Volok loving her INSA leggings.

Veronica Volok loving her INSA leggings.

Text and Photos: Birdman for Mass Appeal