BSA Super Rocket: history, specs, pictures

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BSA Super Rocket
Production 1964 - 1966
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 70.0mm x 84.0mm
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: hydralic telescopic forks
Rear: twin shock
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3.25-19
Rear Tire 3.25-19
Wheelbase 54.76 inches (1391 mm)
Weight 410.06 pounds (186.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Capacity 4.62 Gallon (17.50 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The BSA Super Rocket was a twin, four-stroke standard produced by BSA between 1964 and 1966.


The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 70.0mm bore x 84.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 646.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).


It came with a 3.25-19 front tire and a 3.25-19 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a hydralic telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a twin shock. The Super Rocket was fitted with a 4.62 Gallon (17.50 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 410.06 pounds (186.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 54.76 inches (1391 mm) long.