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1971 BSA B50SS: The Other Gold Star

1971 BSA B50SSClaimed power: 34hp @ 6,200rpmEngine: 499cc air-cooled OHV single, 84mm x 90mm bore and stroke, 10:1 compression ratioTop speed: 80mph (est.)Weight (dry): 310lb (141kg)Fuel capacity/MPG: 2.5gal (9.5ltr)/45-55mpgPrice then/now: $1,300 (approx.)/$2,500-$4,500When BSA announced that its 1971 range would include a new 500cc unit-construction single called the ...

Robert Smith | Dec 10, 2013

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