Before the Gold Star: 1934 BSA 350 Blue Star

Before BSA’s Gold Star, the Blue Star was marketed as a commuter bike for the everyman: practical, with long maintenance intervals.

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by Nick Cedar

1934 BSA 350 BLUE STAR

Engine: 348cc air-cooled OHV 4-stroke, single cylinder (twin exhaust ports), 71mm x 88mm bore and stroke, 9.5:1 compression ratio, 18hp (est.)
Top speed: 75mph (est.)
Carburetion: Single Amal 276 carburetor

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