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BMW R60/5 ‘Dustbeemer’

If the name Séb Lorentz doesn’t ring a bell, it should. Séb runs The Lucky Cat Garage and is one of Europe’s most gifted bike builders, with an eye for a line and a willingness to break the mold. He’s built two of our all-time favorite customs: a slammed Yamaha XS650 and the amazing Sprintbeemer—the…

BMW R60/2

BMW R60/2 by Blitz Motorcycles

Blitz Motorcycles have been enjoying a long love affair with old BMW ‘airheads.’ To date, more than a handful of unique (and often eccentric) boxer customs have rolled out of their workshop. One of their earliest builds was ‘Great Escape‘—a murdered out BMW R60/2 that had everyone’s tongues wagging and arguably helped put Blitz on…

BMW R60/5

1973 BMW R60/5 Custom

BMW’s classic Boxer engine is one of those powerplants you either love or hate. It looks like no other, and invariably dominates the appearance of a bike. I have to admit I love the look of this motor, and so does Terry Whitehurst. He started building his R60/5 custom a year ago, with one thing…

BMW R60/5 custom

I’ve always had a soft spot for 1970s BMWs, but I haven’t seen anything quite like this slash-five before. It’s owned by…

Blitz BMW R60/2

In the car world, you often see “murdered out” vehicles, painted completely black for a sleek and sinister look. You occasionally see…

BMW R60/5 cafe racer

Most images that we receive fall into one of two categories: average photographs of a very interesting motorcycle, or beautiful photographs of…