BSA Motorcycles

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1949 BSA B33

The 1949 BSA B33 motorcycle was a successful postwar bike developed by one of England's oldest motorcycle companies. Though the company also built large V-twins for 20 years before World War II, its stock in trade remained midsize singles. Learn about the 1949 BSA B33.

1966 BSA A65 Spitfire

The 1966 BSA A65 Spitfire motorcycle was part of a streamlined BSA lineup in the mid 1960s. The A65 Spitfire was positioned as a road racer for the street and smaller fuel tanks were used in the U.S. market. See pictures and learn about the BSA bikes.

1969 BSA Rocket 3

The 1969 BSA Rocket 3 motorcycle arrived a few years too late to be the savior BSA hoped it would be. Nearly a clone of the Triumph Trident, the Rocket 3 was powered by an alloy 750-cc overhead-valve engine producing 58 horsepower. Read more about the Rocket 3.