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Spain: No sleigh! Thousands of gift-laden biker Santas flood Barcelona

Spain, Barcelona
December 16, 2019 at 04:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Over two thousand biker Santas roared into Barcelona without a reindeer in sight on Sunday, as part of a charitable event aimed at helping children at risk of social exclusion.

Children were among those gathered to wave and cheer on the swarm of motorcycling Santas as they toured around the city.

"We get together in Plaza Espana to make a gift delivery. Gifts are donated for children who cannot have a gift this year. We do it together. And especially to revive Christmas, as it seems that it is being lost and this way you revive it," said Carlos Franquet, one of the participants.

Organised by Unlimited Racing Bikes club in coordination with the Spanish Red Cross, the tour, which has run for 6 years, brings together bikers to deliver presents to disadvantaged children.

Requirements for joining the parade are to be dressed in Santa outfit, ride a motorcycle, and bring at least one gift per person, the club's official website states.

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Over two thousand biker Santas roared into Barcelona without a reindeer in sight on Sunday, as part of a charitable event aimed at helping children at risk of social exclusion.

Children were among those gathered to wave and cheer on the swarm of motorcycling Santas as they toured around the city.

"We get together in Plaza Espana to make a gift delivery. Gifts are donated for children who cannot have a gift this year. We do it together. And especially to revive Christmas, as it seems that it is being lost and this way you revive it," said Carlos Franquet, one of the participants.

Organised by Unlimited Racing Bikes club in coordination with the Spanish Red Cross, the tour, which has run for 6 years, brings together bikers to deliver presents to disadvantaged children.

Requirements for joining the parade are to be dressed in Santa outfit, ride a motorcycle, and bring at least one gift per person, the club's official website states.

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