1955 BSA Gold Star


1955 BSA Gold Star SPECIFICATIONS

Engine type

Displacement

Bore & Stroke

Compression Ratio

Lubrication

Fuel system

Ignition system

Charging system

Horsepower output

Primary drive

Clutch

Gearbox

Final drive

Wheelbase

Seat height

Front wheel

Rear wheel

Front suspension

Rear suspension

Front brake

Rear Brake

Fuel capacity

Weight

Top speed

Air-cooled OHV single

499cc / 30.5 cid

85mm X 88mm

8.0:1

Dry sump

1-Amal Monobloc carburetor

Lucas magdyno

Lucas magdyno, 6-volt

38hp @ 7000 rpm

Chain

Multi-plate, wet

4-speed constant mesh, right-foot shift

Chain

1400mm / 56.0"

770mm / 30.5"

WM3 X 19"

WM3 X 19"

Telescopic forks, hydraulic damping

Swing arm w/2 Girling shocks

8.0" SLS drum

7.0" SLS drum

18.0 L / 4.8 US gal

171 kg /384 lbs

177 km/h / 110 mph


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