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1969 BSA 441 Victor

The BSA is currently for sale on my local craigslist. My 1st. bike was as 1967 model of the bike. It was a love/hate relationship. Each ride was a adventure, never know what was going to vibrate loose or die altogether when the electrics failed. It had a 6 volt system with positive ground. What were the Brits thinking!
One day the motor seized up, sold it for parts.


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Way cool - you need that one !

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Way cool - you need that one !
Nah...too many bad memories. The seller would have to pay me to take it off his hands.

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They look super sexy, but I'd never get an older Brit bike due to stories like this one. To bad.... Guess I'll just enjoy my early model brit posters in the garage.

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This is what the BSA 441 looked like new.


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Nah...too many bad memories. The seller would have to pay me to take it off his hands.
That bad huh ? Wow, must be volumes of tales there --

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This is what the BSA 441 looked like new.


Absolutely gorgeous. Take your cell phone if you go for a ride....

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buy it the bad memories will come

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You could just buy my '69 Thunderbolt 650 and I'd have more storage space...
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Is there any oil left in it?

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Does anyone have a good source for parts for these bikes?
My Bro in law has one and would like to change it out to a 12 volt system if that is possible and maybe get rid of the old points system.

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Is there any oil left in it?
It has plenty of oil NEAR it.

Here's a cool BSA history site with photos and model info if anyone's interested:

http://www.classicmotorcycles.org.uk...museum_bsa.htm

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You could just buy my '69 Thunderbolt 650 and I'd have more storage space...
I've got a Lincoln with your name on it...

Dear me but it's beautiful.

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Does anyone have a good source for parts for these bikes?
My Bro in law has one and would like to change it out to a 12 volt system if that is possible and maybe get rid of the old points system.
Found these with a quick search.
http://www.britishonly.com/
http://www.moorescyclesupply.com/parts.htm
http://www.britcycle.com/
http://www.motorcycle-bike-parts.com...tml?l_make=bsa

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It has plenty of oil NEAR it.

Here's a cool BSA history site with photos and model info if anyone's interested:

http://www.classicmotorcycles.org.uk...museum_bsa.htm
Good find Scott. Thanks!

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Thanks for the links I will forward them to him.

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Here is a pic of my Bro in laws bike
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