BSA Motorcycles

The BSA Motorcycles Channel includes histories, photos and specs for BSA motorcycle models. Explore BSA motorcycles on HowStuffWorks.

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.

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.

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.