BSA Cycles Ltd. (Birmingham Small Arms)

8 Armoury Road, Birmingham, England

This famous maker is remembered by many as a weapons and motorcycle manufacturer. In the 1930’s through 1950’s however, the BSA bicycles and components were well respected. Indeed most 6 day racers for many years used the BSA cranks, pedals and fittings. BSA roadster and sport bikes were popular. As with so many marques, they were absorbed by Raleigh and eventually the name was retired…

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1938 "Gold Vase"

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1938 "Gold Band Special"

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