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1955 BSA Gold Star Clubman For Sale

BSA Gold Star Clubman 500. This genuine machine left the BSA factory in Clubman trim in 1955. A well known bike that has been owned and ridden by me for over three years. It is beautiful to look at, but also wonderful to ride.

Don’t let anyone tell you that Gold Stars are inherently difficult to start. This machine starts easily hot or cold. A totally iconic motorcycle, it would be a great investment. Much loved, and well cared for, it is kept in my living room between rides, and only comes out on dry sunny days.

This Gold Star is an unadulterated Clubman, built with racing in mind. It has not been de-tuned, nor is it fitted with a modern Mikuni carburettor, Suzuki clutch, touring gearbox, electronic ignition or electric start! It is a fast bike, but for a high-compression single with its big Amal GP carb it starts easily and runs sweetly.

Fitted with a DBD34 engine, original RRT2 gearbox, Dunlop rims, big 190mm full-width front brake drum, Amal GP carb etc. This machine also sports many wonderful period modifications including a genuine Lyta fuel tank and ‘Adjusta’ engine and gearbox mountings.

It has a fascinating history, spending much of its early life in the U.K., then emigrating to the USA with its owner (a well known Clubman racer) before being shipped back to the U.K. and returned to road going Clubman trim between 2013 and 2015. The bike is in excellent overall condition, with the odd scuff or mark (shown in the photos) which is inevitable over sixty five years of use.

It has recently benefitted from an upper engine rebuild, and having only covered about 250 miles since is still being run in.

Videos can be supplied of the bike being started and ridden. Unlike many ‘Gold Stars’ on offer this is the private sale of a genuine, regularly ridden, and much loved bike from my small collection.
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Year Make Description Price
1921 BSA 1921 BSA Model A 770cc V Twin, Owned By Ex BSA Expert. For Sale £40,000
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1961 BSA 1961 BSA DBD 34 Gold Star 500cc Clubman For Sale £32,000
1935 BSA 1935 BSA Scout Ten For Sale £28,900
1963 BSA 1963 bsa rocket goldstar, genuine- numbers matching For Sale £27,500
1955 BSA 1955 Geoff Duke Bsa Gold Star. For Sale £25,000
1961 BSA 1961 Clubman's Goldie. For Sale £24,950
1939 BSA 1939 BSA SCOUT SERIES 6 DE LUXE 10 HP - 1939 For Sale £22,300
1959 BSA 1959 DBD 34 Pearson Gold Star For Sale £22,300
1956 BSA 1956 BSA Gold Star Daytona For Sale £21,495
1999 BSA 1999 930 Rob Nort BSA For Sale £21,000
1961 BSA 1961 BSA Gold Star DBD34 1961 500cc Original Factory Frame & Engi For Sale £19,999
1956 BSA 1956 BSA Goldstar Clubmans DBD 34 For Sale £19,995
1956 BSA 1956 BSA Gold Star - Electric Start For Sale £18,950
1937 BSA 1937 BSA Scout 4 Seater Tourer For Sale £17,500
1957 BSA 1957 Bsa goldstar electric start For Sale £16,999
1957 BSA 1957 BSA Gold Star 500cc 1957 Electric Start Original Reg For Sale £16,999
1955 BSA 1955 BSA Goldstar 350 For Sale £16,000
1936 BSA 1936 Scout Lovely car For Sale £16,000
1967 BSA 1967 BSA TT Hornet Number 68 of 70 made For Sale £16,000
1971 BSA 1971 Rocket111 MK2 For Sale £15,950
1930 BSA 1930 BSA Sloper Twin POrt 500cc by Firma Trading Australia For Sale £15,950
1949 BSA 1949 BSA GOLD STAR ZB34 500cc OHV For Sale £15,000
1930 BSA 1930 BSA 770cc For Sale £15,000