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{{Infobox Motorcycle
|name            = '''BSA B44 Shooting Star'''
|image            =
|aka              = B 44 Shooting Star
|manufacturer    = [[BSA]]
|parent_company  =
|production      = 1965 - 1970
|model_year      =
|predecessor      =
|successor        =
|class            = [[Classic]]
|engine          = single cylinder, four-stroke
|bore_stroke      = 79.0mm x 90.0mm
|compression      = 11.4:1
|top_speed        = 96 mph (155 km/h)
|power            = 29.37 HP (21.9 KW) @ 6500RPM
|torque          =
|ignition        =
|spark_plug      =
|battery          = 9.5:1
|transmission    = Gear box: 4-speed <br>
Final Drive: [[chain]] <br>
Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual <br>
|frame            =
|suspension      =Front: [[hydraulic]] telescopic fork <br>
Rear: dual shocks
|brakes          =Front: expanding [[brake]] <br>Rear: expanding brake
|front_tire      = {{tire|3.25-18}}
|rear_tire    = {{tire|3.50-18}}
|rake_trail      =
|wheelbase        = 52.01 inches (1321 mm)
|length          = 82.01 inches (2083 mm)
|width            = 27.99 inches (711 mm)
|height          =
|seat_height      = 31.1 inches (790 mm)
|dry_weight      =
|wet_weight      = 155.0 kg
|fuel_capacity    = 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters)
|oil_capacity    =
|fuel_consumption =
|turning_radius  =
|related          =
|competition      =
The '''[[BSA]] B44 Shooting Star''' was a single cylinder, [[four-stroke]] Classic [[motorcycle]] produced by [[BSA]] between 1965 and 1970. It could reach a top speed of 96 mph (155 km/h). Claimed [[horsepower]] was 29.37 HP (21.9 KW) @ 6500 RPM. 
The engine was a [[air cooled]] single cylinder, four-stroke. A 79.0mm [[bore]] x 90.0mm [[stroke]] result in a [[displacement]] of just 441.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv). 
The bike has a 4-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual. 
It came with a 3.25-18 front [[tire]] and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a  hydraulic telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The B44 Shooting Star was fitted with a 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 52.01 inches (1321 mm) long. 
==1965 - 1970 BSA B44 Shooting Star==
[[File:bsa-b44-shooting-star-1965-1970-3.jpg|600px|1965 - 1970 BSA B44 Shooting Star]]
[[File:bsa-b44-shooting-star-1965-1970-2.jpg|600px|1965 - 1970 BSA B44 Shooting Star]]
[[File:bsa-b44-shooting-star-1965-1970-1.jpg|600px|1965 - 1970 BSA B44 Shooting Star]]
[[File:bsa-b44-shooting-star-1965-1970-0.jpg|600px|1965 - 1970 BSA B44 Shooting Star]]
The 1965 BSA B44 Shooting Star comes with standard features such as laced wheels, a dual seat, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a chromed pea-shooter exhaust system, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a telescopic front fork, a large headlight and a drum braking system. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 441cc, single cylinder powerplant mated to a four-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 30 horsepower at 6500 rpm.
==In Media==
* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/stereo#bsa-b44-shooting-star Stereo]
[[Category:Classic motorcycles]]
[[Category:BSA motorcycles]]
[[Category:1960s motorcycles]]
[[Category:1970s motorcycles]]
[[Category:Motorcycles needing images]]
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