1962 BSA Gold Star DBD34

It was an anomaly for a company whose bread and butter was in workhorse street bikes, but the BSA Gold Star was one of the most successful racing bikes of the 1950s.

right side profile view of BSA Gold Star engine and gas tank
The six gallon “Clubman” tank on John Niesley's 1962 BSA Gold Star DBD34 gives the bike its definitive shape.
Photo by Nick Cedar