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  • Golden Oldie – BSA Gold Star 650 Test Ride

    Golden Oldie – BSA Gold Star 650 Test Ride

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    After a nearly 40-year hiatus, one of the most important names in British motorcycling kickstarted its revival with a new version of its most celebrated model: the Gold Star. To put it through its paces properly, we took the chance to ride it at the top-secret Millbrook Proving Ground across its extensive cross-section of test…

  • First Ride! BSA Gold Star 650

    First Ride! BSA Gold Star 650

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    After a brief ride taking in some tight town action and some wider open alpine-style twisties, the newly reintroduced BSA Gold Star 650 has impressed. It’s comfortable, surprisingly agile and has enough poke from its free-revving (and surprisingly smooth) single cylinder engine for the kind of relaxed riding its designed for. That said, it’s plenty…

  • Cost-effective Classics: BSA A65

    Cost-effective Classics: BSA A65

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    Background Before most of us were born bikes had run separate gearboxes and engines. Yes, that sounds crazy now, but the arrangement was a carry-over from the veteran era. The set up was a pain to adjust as it involved faffing around with two chains – primary and drive. It was also costly to produce…

  • DELAYED: BSA UPDATE ON GOLD STAR 650

    DELAYED: BSA UPDATE ON GOLD STAR 650

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    The brand-new Gold Star 650 from the resurgent BSA factory was supposed to be in dealers this month – but alas, there’s no sign of it just yet. What’s the score?Following the news that Indian automotive giant Mahindra was preparing to reintroduce the iconic brand into Britain, we’ve been eagerly anticipating the chance to finally…

  • WHO IS BEHIND THE RETURN OF BSA?

    WHO IS BEHIND THE RETURN OF BSA?

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    BSA is now owned by Indian company Classic Legends, a division of Mahindra and Mahindra, which is based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the largest producers of motor vehicles in India, is estimated to turn over $9.8 billion, and produces $1.2 billion in profits. Mahindra owns Peugeot scooters, and makes small-capacity motorcycles,…

  • Indian billionaire plans return for BSA

    Indian billionaire plans return for BSA

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    The first production will be of classic fossil-fuel burning bikes, but by the end of 2021 Mr Mahindra hopes that BSA electric bikes could hit roads.

  • RUMOURED: Jawa prepares to return to Europe

    RUMOURED: Jawa prepares to return to Europe

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    The Indian motorcycle media has hinted that Jawa is gearing up to start selling bikes in Europe. Jawa has been going from strength to strength following its relaunch in India last year. And now, the historic Czech brand is rumoured to be readying bikes for the European market. Jawa was bought by Indian automotive giant…

  • EVENTS: FIVE reasons to visit the Bristol Classic Bike Show.

    EVENTS: FIVE reasons to visit the Bristol Classic Bike Show.

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    It’s nearly time for the Bristol Classic Bike Show – and if you’ve not already bagged your tickets, here are FIVE reasons it’s well worth a visit.   1. It’s a 40th birthday bash. The Classic MotorCycle Show is back – and for 2020 it’s celebrating its 40th birthday! And to mark the special milestone…

  • Mahindra acquires 100% of Peugeot Motorcycles. SEVEN new scooters (and bikes) coming in the next TWO years.

    Mahindra acquires 100% of Peugeot Motorcycles. SEVEN new scooters (and bikes) coming in the next TWO years.

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    It’s just been announced that Mahindra Two Wheelers has taken full control of Peugeot Motorcycles. The Indian based Mahindra Two Wheelers group has held a 51% stake in the French manufacturer since 2015 – but it’s just been revealed that it’s taking full control. Moving forward the plan is to strengthen the presence of the…

  • MotoGP: Marquez blitzes field in FP1 to go 0.2 off Aragon lap record

    MotoGP: Marquez blitzes field in FP1 to go 0.2 off Aragon lap record

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    Reigning Champion sits over a second clear of Viñales with Quartararo P3 on Friday morning Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) wasn’t messing about in FP1 at the Gran Premio Michelin de Aragon. The reigning World Champion slammed in a breath-taking 1:46.869 to go just two tenths off the lap record, with Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy…

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