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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #700528 07/03/17 1:11 am
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HI, All done now ... OIF Lightning ... taken 10 years owing to serious illness ... I have just commenced a 1969 bonnie

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Fleet Hants Charity Classic Bike ride out [Re: Rocker] #702506 07/23/17 1:28 am
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Today I took part in a classic bike charity run at Fleet Hampshire to raise money for a local hospice. We had a good ride out with some rain but managed to raise over £700 for a good cause.

I was riding my 1968 BSA A65 Firebird scrambler which later won a prize for best in show, see pics below:-

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1967 B44 Shooting Star
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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #703840 08/03/17 6:57 pm
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My winter build. Chopped the frame, welded up the hardtail portion, powder coat, relaced wheel, complete motor rebuild minus the timing side bushing,(which I am doing now because I was to stupid and lazy to skip it the the first time).

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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #705166 08/15/17 10:52 pm
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441 is in and running pretty good with the 932 AMAL
Jr. Goldstar exhaust from Armour, sounds nice
Cheers
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'73 750 Commando
'72 Combat Commando
'71 Triumph Blazer
'69 Victors
'68 Starfire
'51 Royal Enfield 250 'S'

Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Dennis B, R.I.P.] #705168 08/15/17 11:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Dennis B
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441 is in and running pretty good with the 932 AMAL
Jr. Goldstar exhaust from Armour, sounds nice
Cheers
Dennis B


That's nice-looking ... everyone is going to think it's a 250!

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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #705719 08/22/17 12:41 am
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This is a Starfire I bought from a gentleman in Myrtle Beach, SC. It's my first vintage Brit bike. I fell in love with the chrome look of a BSA. Of course this bike doesn't look like a B25S but I think it's gorgeous. What do you think? I'll need a lot of assistance in working on it. It's mostly cosmetic stuff. The bars will definitely be replaced with a Euro spec bar.

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1969 BSA B25S Starfire
1972 Cafe Racer Honda CB350
1973 Bultaco Pursang 125/250
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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #705780 08/22/17 3:09 pm
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1969 BSA A65 Firebird, disguised as a Lightning.I obtained this bike as partial payment for a restoration done on a client's Norton Commando; it was restored before he bought it some years ago. It sat too long without riding and wet-sumps significantly. One of these days, I'll fix it up and let it get some regular riding; for now, it has to wait...

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Okay all you rivet counters, have at it!


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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #706476 08/28/17 3:08 am
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Hope you're not tired of seeing this one; I'm a one-trick pony. This is my one and only motorcycle, and a daily rider. The description is in my signature line, + Mikuni VM32 carbs, BB ignition, Tympanium rect./reg. (added this year).

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'65(lower)/'66(upper, wheels, front end, controls)/'67(seat, exhaust, fuel tank, headlamp)/'70(frame) A65 Bitsa.
Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #707133 09/03/17 12:49 pm
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A few OIF twins lately, heres mine.

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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #710771 10/07/17 8:11 am
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Finally on the road. I have a lot of people on the forum to thank.

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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #711292 10/12/17 3:55 am
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Thanks for the photobucket fix Daryl D .... Interestingly though on this thread it fixed most of the photos but not all of them confused


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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #711999 10/19/17 5:20 pm
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My original Fibreglass tank started leaking so I decided to go down the aluminium route.

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I have got hold of a thunderbolt head and will convert it to a single carb bike and hopefully it will be a bit kinder to start next year.


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1957 B33
1959 lambretta li 150
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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #712151 10/21/17 8:23 pm
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Ten years later, 7.5 million views, I'm pretty stoked how this thread has been living it's own life and how many of you guys have contributed over the years. Almost two hundred pages of Bsa's, gotta love this thread !



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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #712161 10/21/17 10:02 pm
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Hi, new member (who does not know how to make the picture actually show up in the reply).

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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: GrandPaul] #712883 10/27/17 8:16 am
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I have the opposite, a Lightning disguised as a Firebird Scrambler.

See here http://www.britbike.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=693941#Post693941

Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: wak] #714304 11/08/17 7:48 pm
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A BSA with that much power? I would like to hear more about it. I sent a PM to Wak but was told to be over the limit.

Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: wak] #715685 11/18/17 11:31 pm
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A labor of love there !!! Nice job !!!!!!


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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #720484 12/30/17 12:57 pm
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Here is the '68 BSA A65 chopper I am working on!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/27609929579/in/datetaken/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/27609929479/in/datetaken/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/39356998212/in/datetaken/

Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #720927 01/03/18 4:19 am
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My 1970 Firebird Scrambler project... I think I have all the bits now , just to get it running, cleaned up and put back together.
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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #721146 01/05/18 12:49 pm
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Forget the bike, gimme the woman.


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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #721272 01/06/18 4:20 pm
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That would look good as a custom Firebird. Nice project.


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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: konon] #721394 01/07/18 4:14 pm
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Originally Posted by konon
That would look good as a custom Firebird. Nice project.


Ive gathered all the correct parts but I have thought of using a custom front fender . The original is a bit clunky . Also will decide later if I'll use the original mufflers. Also a bit big, which is probably why most of them are missing. Bike came with Shorty mufflers but didnt really like those either. Maybe some custom straight pipes or something . It already has alloy rims on it from when I bought it. So a mild custom may already be in the works.....


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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #721398 01/07/18 5:15 pm
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Don't think I've posted a pic of the '61 A10 here. Its prime duty is as a rally tourer, so all the pictures I have are loaded and on the road ...

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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #721473 01/08/18 1:02 pm
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Wade: If you bought some standard unchromed mufflers, you could then trim the tail pipe to make it shorter.

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Originally Posted by Allan Gill
Wade: If you bought some standard unchromed mufflers, you could then trim the tail pipe to make it shorter.


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Food for thought !!

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