It is common personalize and accessorize your bicycle but in Panama, they turn their mode of transportation into rolling works of art. Priti baiks are beautiful examples of mass produced objects transformed into representations of the owner’s identities. The term priti means both “pretty” and also ingenious, or striking grace.
The photographer José Castrellón has a series of photographs documenting many of these highly personalized bicycles. Look at his website for more photographs