BSA Classic Bikes

In sixty-plus years, the Birmingham Small Arms company built hundreds of memorable motorcycles. Richard Jones takes advantage of the BSAOC’s Open Day to take us on a whirlwind tour of some of the best-known BSAs – and a few with which you may not be so familiar… The BSA Owners’ Club Open Day is always well worth attending, not least…

Bargain Classic Bikes

If you’re looking for a cheaper classic bike then it certainly pays to snout around the less well-known sales. You don’t need to travel the length and breadth of the UK to bid on bikes at these auctions – they all offer online access, although obviously you won’t be able to kick the bike’s tyres and check its teeth in…

December issue – out now!

This month’s magazine features vintage motorcycles, classic bikes and other interesting oddities: singles, twins and triples; two-strokes and four-strokes, built in Britain, Japan and even elsewhere. Read all about ’em…   BSA A7 In seven decades, this unusual 500 twin has been ridden, crashed, relegated to a cellar, rebuilt, restored and revitalised. The later A7 is very much a smaller…

BSA A7

BSA twins typically come top of the list in the ‘practical classic bikes’ category. They’re solidly reliable, easy to start and maintain and supported by a good range of specialist spares suppliers. If you’re after a pre-unit machine, then the 500cc A7 is the obvious, still affordable option… The A7 was BSA’s big push into parallel twin market, originally scheduled…