Difference between revisions of "BSA B34"

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The [[BSA B32]] 350 is joined by a 499cc B34 version, which uses a different design of main bearing and a revised crankshaft, but which mirrored the 350's overall ethos.  
 
The [[BSA B32]] 350 is joined by a 499cc B34 version, which uses a different design of main bearing and a revised crankshaft, but which mirrored the 350's overall ethos.  
  
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==1949==
  
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The 350 is joined by a 499cc B34 version, which uses a different design of main bearing and a revised crankshaft, but which mirrored the 350's overall ethos.
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==1950==
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The front brake size is increased.
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==1951==
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The 500 Gold Star is given a new cylinder head at the end of 1951 (designed by Bert Hopwood), and the 350 gets the same treatment part way through the next year. At the same time, BSA make plenty of detail changes to keep the bikes competitive on the track.
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==1953==
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A new, duplex cradle, swinging arm frame is introduced, along with an improved gearbox, and the bikes' designations change to [[BSA BB34]].
 
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[[Category:BSA motorcycles]]

Revision as of 13:30, 31 May 2010

The successor the BSA B32 and the final engine size for the BSA Gold Star.

The BSA B32 350 is joined by a 499cc B34 version, which uses a different design of main bearing and a revised crankshaft, but which mirrored the 350's overall ethos.

1949

The 350 is joined by a 499cc B34 version, which uses a different design of main bearing and a revised crankshaft, but which mirrored the 350's overall ethos.

1950

The front brake size is increased.

1951

The 500 Gold Star is given a new cylinder head at the end of 1951 (designed by Bert Hopwood), and the 350 gets the same treatment part way through the next year. At the same time, BSA make plenty of detail changes to keep the bikes competitive on the track.

1953

A new, duplex cradle, swinging arm frame is introduced, along with an improved gearbox, and the bikes' designations change to BSA BB34.