11/5/08

50th Aniversary of Bultaco



50th Anniversary of the Spanish made Bultaco motorcycle !!

The last 18th of October held in Bassella Spain, was celebrated this 50 anniversary of this fabulous brand founded by Francisco Javier Bulto aka "Don Paco".

The party started the Friday night by an official ceremony and a greatfull diner, where the Bulto and Soler's family invited old Bultaco's drivers or pilot like Sammy Miller, Martin Lampkin, Yrjo Vesteerinen, Ricardo Quintanilla ( Montlery Hours Recordman in 1960), Charles Coutard, Serge Bacou, Jean Pierre Fournales, Fanck Lucas, Guy Tardiau, Antonio Elias father of Tony Elias actual Moto GP Rider.



Miss Jim Pomeroy's wife was also attending the ceremony, she offered a Jim's riding equipement to Mister Soler ! (pics in the gallery)



The saturday on the beautifull Bassella site, on the North-West of Barcelona, we received at the welcome the official present. Trial, Motocross, Road, exhibitions and many more events were organised for the anniversary party! It was a so raining day, but at least, more of 250 riders attended this meeting on the different tracks!!



We made a big photo Gallery

more about Bultaco

3 comments:

vintagent said...

I have met Sr. Bulto many times; he is the ultimate gentleman, and I have always admired his motorcycles. A Metralla is on my short list of Bikes to Buy.

southsiders M.C. said...

when I was young, living near spain, I was fascinated by the 25 and 50 cc bultaco and montesa, they were a kind of "real red toy" today this Aniversary is a kind of "toys'r us"

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the pictures for remember this event, I'm the guy on the picture 221...lol
Kakiol