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.

tail light assembly of BSA Gold Star
The BSA logo on the taillight housing of John Niesley's 1962 BSA Gold Star DBD34 points back to the company’s firearms history, which began in 1861.
Photo by Nick Cedar