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.

front wheel of BSA Gold Star
The finish of John Niesley’s 1962 BSA Gold Star DBD34 is immaculate. Note the polished hub of the 190mm single-leading-shoe front drum brake.
Photo by Nick Cedar