I love it when we get emails from regular readers with photographs and other interesting bits and pieces, we got this photo in the mailbox last week and it’s been kind of mesmerising me ever since.
There’s a lot to love about this classic polaroid, the bike, the girl, the tattoos, the sunglasses. We have no idea who she is but we’d love to find out, we’d also like it if that was her BMW.
The BMW 1200 GS is a venerable machine, they can go literally anywhere and I suspect that when they need a moon-buggy style vehicle for the first team on Mars, they’ll take a few of these.
The team at Blitz Motorcycles have a refreshingly heretical approach to custom motorcycle design, they forgo the usual spit and polish, instead focussing on truly rideable cafe racers, scramblers and urban trackers.
The Fraser Nash-BMW 319 Roadster had remarkable performance by 1935 standards, the 55 hp, 1,911 cc OHC six-cylinder, was fitted with 3 Solex carburettors…
A close look at the cutaway section of this BMW 320 Turbo will reveal an almost aerospace sized turbo charger, tucked in under the exhaust headers on the right side of the engine. The engine itself was developed by McLaren, yes that McLaren, in 1978.
Blitz Motorcycles is an up and coming garage based in France, made up of 3 talented bike builders named Fred (mechanics/electrics), Hugo (mechanics/artistic direction) and Léo (mechanics/welding).
Blitz Motorcycles is an up and coming garage based in France, made up of 3 scruffy looking geniuses named Fred (mechanics/electrics), Hugo (mechanics/artistic direction) and Léo (mechanics/welding). They’ve built 7 bikes so far, this BMW R80/7 is our favourite although they received a huge amount of attention a few months ago for their rather unique…