Articles Posted in the " BSA " Category

  • AMA: Craig Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge

    AMA: Craig Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge

    2011 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

    Competition breeds excellence, and on July 22 at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, Motorcycle Hall of Famer Craig Vetter will challenge all comers to push the limits of motorcycle fuel economy.

  • Triumph Motorcycles | Historical Timeline

    Triumph Motorcycles | Historical Timeline

    1887 to 2010

    Triumph Motorcycles is the British motorcycle marquee that produces a wide range of sport, cruiser and touring motorcycles that are all designed to provide outstanding motorcycling experiences.

    First established in 1902 and now located in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England, Triumph has set the pace with many historical motorcycles.

  • 1960 BSA Gold Star | Classic Bike Review

    1960 BSA Gold Star | Classic Bike Review

    Gold Star

    When compared to many other machines that have achieved classic status, the BSA Gold Star seems rather innocuous at first glance. It does not look as if it would intimidate its rider, or even generate all that much speed; nor does it bristle with unique technological or design features that set it apart from a myriad of other single-cylinder British motorcycles.

  • Triumph X-75 Hurricane | Motorcycle Review

    Triumph X-75 Hurricane | Motorcycle Review

    X-75 Hurricane Review

    There are certain motorcycles that capture your imagination as a youngster, and that grasp is never relinquished. For me, the Triumph X-75 Hurricane is such a bike. Ever since I first spied it in the motorcycle publications of the early 1970s, when it was still being presented as a Vetter BSA prototype, I have been captivated by its sleek seat/tank unit, graceful striping, and, most of all, the bouquet of three megaphone-style mufflers on its right side.

  • 1956 BSA DB 34 Gold Star | Motorcycle Review

    1956 BSA DB 34 Gold Star | Motorcycle Review

    Racing Legend Jody Nicholas Rides

    "Rhythm is a form cut into time," wrote the iconoclast and poet Ezra Pound. Is there a phrase that better describes the experience of motorcycling? And are there finer ways to experience motorcycling than astride a British classic bike? This question would provoke a passionate debate no less voluminous than the exhaust note of these beloved machines. This kind of intensity and passion fuels the mission of Herb Harris: to consecrate a beloved companion-his 1956 BSA DB 34 Gold Star.