BMW R80GS by Blitz Motorcycles

BMW R80G/S street tracker by Blitz

The popularity of BMW’s classic R-series shows no signs of waning. Still, it’s unusual to see a R80G/S get the custom treatment. Given the heritage of the Gelände/Strasse designation, you’re more likely to spot one in stock trim, or kitted out with parts from the likes of HPN and Touratech. The owner of this ’81…

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 R75/6

Custom BMW R75/6 ‘GSky’ by Blitz of Paris

10 YEARS AGO / NO COMMENTS / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

It was only three years ago that Fred Jourden and Hugo Jezegabel started Blitz Motorcycles. But the Paris-based workshop is now one of the biggest names on the European new wave custom scene, thanks to a string of unconventional ‘old timer’ customs. This is Blitz’ latest build, christened ‘GSky.’ It’s an offroader based on a…

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Blitz Motorcycles “BSW”

11 YEARS AGO / NO COMMENTS / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

Fred and Hugo of Blitz Motorcycles describe their latest creation as “A gentleman’s bike for a gentleman rider”. But it’s not a conservative, retro throwback. “BSW” is decidedly unconventional, like all of Blitz’s builds so far. The motorcycle was built for an English customer called John, who lives in Paris. It’s a BMW R60/6, a…

BMW R60/2

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…