Tag Archives: BSA Classic Bikes

Gold Stars to Glitter on 75th Anniversary

Museum Aims for Record Turnout of Famous Model On 30th June 1937, Walter Handley lapped the famous Brooklands Outer Circuit at over 100mph on a BSA “Empire Star” motorcycle, and was awarded a Brooklands Gold Star for his effort. The…

 

BSA Bantam History

The original design of the Bantam came from a German design, the DKW RT 125 (de) that was received as part of war reparations. This fact was not made widely known until long after the demise of BSA and for…

 

Win A Rocket Gold Star For Christmas

With only a few weeks to go before the VMCCs July-Dec 2011 Raffle is drawn here’s a reminder that someone will be having a fantastic Christmas this year as the proud new owner of an immaculate 1963 650cc BSA Rocket…

 
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BSA Gold Star Road Test

From unremarkable beginnings as a development of the Empire Star for the 1938 sales season, the BSA Gold Star went on to become motorcycling legend. It’s one of the most evocative model names in motorcycling – and it endured for…