Tagged: A65

Unrestored Beeza: 1969 BSA 650 Lightning for Sale

Unrestored Beeza: 1969 BSA 650 Lightning for Sale

Designed as BSA’s versatile all-rounder, the A65 Lightning had twin-carbs compared to the Thunderbolt’s single-carb set up for improved performance at high rpm. It was considered the more conservative choice when compared to the...

Numbers-Matching Twin: 1966 BSA Lightning for Sale

Numbers-Matching Twin: 1966 BSA Lightning for Sale

Intended as the all-rounder in BSA’s mid-60’s range, the A65 Lightning was sportier than the Thunderbolt and more comfortable than the Spitfire. A natural competitor for Triumph’s Bonneville, owing to similar specification and performance,...

1968 BSA Thunderbolt

1968 BSA Thunderbolt

Now that Classic bikes have been collectable for more then 20 years (a random number I picked out my…) it is interesting to see the patina that has developed on restored bikes. Someone somewhere...

Which BSA A65 is for you?

Which BSA A65 is for you?

Birmingham Small Arms (a great name for a motorcycle company) has a 650cc parallel twin that was offered from 1962-1972 designated the A65. I once looked to buy a BSA and knew the twin cylinder was a relative...