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1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler (Video)

By Richard Backus

Richard Backus and his crew bring a 1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler back to life.

The BSA Firebird Scrambler was conceived in 1968 as a dual-sport scrambler. It featured a peanut fiberglass gas tanks, high pipes and lighting, and provided a practical alternative to the BSA Hornet. By 1970 the bike had morphed into a standard road bike. BSA failed to effectively market the Firebird, so by 1972, the Firebird was dropped from BSA’s lineup. Read more about the BSA Firebird Scrambler from the May/June 2006 issue of Motorcycle Classics.

More British Motorcycles from Motorcycle Classics

• Found on eBay: 1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
• Comparing the BSA A7 and Norton Model 7
• More Classics BSA Motorcycles

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Our motto at Motorcycle Classics is simple: ride ‘em, don’t hide ‘em. Our video archive or YouTube Channel show it’s more than a motto for us: It’s a lifestyle. From multiple project bikes and ride reviews to events coverage and museum tours, our videos explore the ins and outs of the classic motorcycle hobby.

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