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  • £4,950 As stated
  • 1970
  • Reading
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Price £4,950 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Motorcycles
Make BSA
Model A65
Year 1970
Mileage 61,250 miles
Country UK
Region Berkshire
Town Reading
Telephone 07762 919878
Status Private
Date 22-Aug-2020
Ref C1250208
BSA A65T Thunderbolt, 1970 one of the last of the pre OiF models.
Recent improvements have been new primary chain, electronic ignition, silencers and carburettor.
I bought the machine as a non-runner in 1983 and completed a full overhaul and refurbishment including the fitting of a spin-off oil filter. It has been in regular use ever since, with the exception of a few gap years when I used different bikes.
It starts easily, runs well, stops very well and is comfortable to ride. The only time it failed on the road resulting in a recovery, was a split in the petrol tank.
This original machine ( with matching frame and engine numbers ), is not a concours model but is neat and tidy with 'usage' marks on it. It is one that you can joyfully ride in any weathers and simply wipe down with a cloth on return.
Being sold, as my age is telling me that it's a bit too heavy to manoeuvre around the garage, and out and about to put onto the prop stand.
Please make contact for any other details required.

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