BSA proclaims return to historic Bristol bike supplier
The basic British bike model has returned to Fowlers. BSA Bikes are again in city-centre showrooms in Bristol after over 50 years.
Fowlers first began promoting new BSAs in 1954 and the bikes have been so fashionable that they turned a spares distributor in 1959, however that ended when BSA ceased manufacturing in 1973.
Following the acquisition of BSA by Traditional Legends, Mahinda, in 2016, and the launch of the brand-new Gold Star in 2021, manufacturing has restarted, and Fowlers has grow to be an official BSA supplier for Bristol as soon as once more. The supplier will start promoting BSA fashions as soon as once more this yr.
Immediately recognisable as a BSA, the reborn Gold Star inherits the soul of its forerunners and combines it with trendy know-how, to ship an genuine and dependable BSA using expertise. This contemporary basic is powered by a 45hp 652cc single-cylinder engine – a tribute to the unique mannequin – and is constructed utilizing prime quality parts, reminiscent of Brembo brakes, with Continental twin channel ABS and Pirelli Phantom Sportscomp tyres. The Golkd Star additionally has a claimed weight of 213kg with a full tank of gas, a speedo that reads to 130mph, a claimed peak energy that’s produced is 6000rpm and the utmost torque that may be produced is seemingly 4000rpm.
The addition of BSA brings the full variety of producers represented by Fowlers to sixteen, protecting all the things from scooters and commuters to superbikes and off-roaders, in addition to two 100% electrical manufacturers.
Alongside new bikes, Fowlers additionally gives an enormous choice of clothes and accessories. Routine servicing and upkeep is offered on web site in Fowlers’ well-equipped workshops and guests can refuel and calm down in Harry’s Café on the mezzanine above the showroom ground.
In addition to their new dealership in Bristol Lukas Distribution has been appointed to assist construct a brand new BSA supplier community within the UK. The location for his or her new supplier community shall be from a brand new 100,000sqft HQ close to Coventry. This facility will even be 18 miles away from the unique BSA manufacturing facility in Birmingham. The supplier community in Coventry is meant is meant to grow to be the brand new UK dwelling for BSA.
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