The Rocket 3 had canted cylinders and painted fenders.

1969 BSA Rocket 3 Pictures

BSA needed a savior in the late 1960s, and the company pinned its hopes on the 1969 BSA Rocket 3 motorcycle. Unfortunately, it was too little, too late.

The potent 750-c triple produced 58 horsepower.

The potent 750-cc triple produced 58 horsepower.

Traditional Smiths gauges provided a clean look.

"Ray gun" mufflers with triple tips were a Rocket touch.

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