Offered without Reserve | 1961 BSA Royal Tourist Golden Flash | This beautifully restored BSA is a Pre Unit 650 CC with 4-speed transmission and kick start (no electric). This bike has been heavily modified for better operating and handling performance. While mileage is exempt, the odometer shows 4316 miles. Frame - GA 714039/ Engine - DA1014348 (The following parts were rebuilt or replaced less than 500 miles ago. Front wheel with stainless spokes (new), front twin lead brake (new sealed bearing), SRM billet oil pump (new), front fork rebuild (new tubes, seals, dampers, stainless seal cup holders), steering head bearings (new), front brake cable (new).Tail lens and rubber. Enclosed chain - keeps things clean (this is a feature of the Royal Tourist model). Goldie 4 gal tank (sealed with POR-15). Front brake replaced with late 60's TLS and powder coated drum (much improved stopping power over the single lead!). Forks rebuilt with new tubes, all new seals, stainless fork seal holders and after-market dampers added (stainless studs). New Takasago Excel wheel with all stainless spokes. New Steering Head Roller Bearings-replacing ball and cup. The following are SRM Engineering (http://www.srm-engineering.com) modifications: SRM 12 Volt Electronic Magneto Conversion - Positive Earth (includes new Power Box , Dynamo Regulator, New 12 volt Dynamo and 12 volt field Coil. Nice fat spark-starts on first kick!), SRM PP3 - CNC Billet Superlift Alloy Clutch Pressure Plate kit (4 spring) -smooth! SRM Dyno Belt-Drive kit. Wire reinforced belt - replaces chain (less noise + increased rpm by 10%) SRM CNC Billet high delivery oil pump - this just installed less than 500 miles ago, SRM SF1-Finned Aluminum Sump Plate-with magnetic stud.
New and rebuilt parts since resto (3,000 miles plus): Carb rebuilt with all new jets, needles, floats and gaskets. Re-sleeved at Lunds in Oregon, Pistons and rings, Complete head rebuild with new valves and guides. Speedo rebuilt. Downpipes-pair Mufflers - pair solo saddle Ignition with key Primary chain Cables-brake, throttle, speedo and clutch, Headlamp, Tank badges, Dynamo brushes, Hagon Rear Shocks and Shrouds, Toolbox fastener, Bar end mirror, Handlebar and grips, Armored oil pipe set -feed and return Oil tank filter, Clutch push rod, Headlamp 3 way switch. Many chromed parts including carb drip shield. Much of the hardware has been upgraded to stainless - including the 8 tappet cover nuts.)