SR500 Gallery and Fact Sheet

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BSA Gold SR 500

Purchased in March, 1992 in TX from second owner, miles. Equipped with café fairing, very bright red mirrors, KN with no dual front discs very mushy lever SuperTrapp with no packing, old, very square tires. A bargain, and found 3 years of looking (note: no no hookup with any clubs, etc….just reading the Sunday

Recent changes . with the K12 the stable, the SR can return to weekend for backroad blasting. Meaning, the stuff all comes off, a very stock, period SR indeed (photos soon, I to take a nice, photogenic No rear rack, no shield, so it’s looking more the photos on the Additional Photos above.

I’ll need a original helmet and Vanson jacket to the look, I guess.

Second set of . Throttlemeister cruise control, exhaust, seat rebuilt by back to 16/42 gearing the hills of eastern Missouri!)

Set of Modifications . new Bridgestone tires, springs and shocks, replace bars with low rise, back to single front convert back to stock Kedo Commando-style exhaust, new and sprockets (17/42), gel pad seat, rack, braided front hose, National Street Saeng edging.

About SR500’s in general:

began producing the SR500 in 1977, based largely on the of their XT500 dual-purpose and off road bikes. Yamaha very hard to capture the of the early-60’s British sporting such as the BSA Gold Star, BSA Matchless G80, Norton and others. They largely while adding modern such as disc brakes and ignition.

SR’s were sold in the States from model 1978 through model 1981. No marketing research was that indicated an overwhelming for this model; in fact, of the SR were never more slow and steady. In its market the SR competed with any number of bikes that offered performance, electric starting, at the price or lower.

BSA Gold SR 500

Yet, the SR did with some buyers, and has a following now these 20 years Additionally, the SR was continued in production 1998 for the European and Japanese An abundance of custom and performance are thus still available for the SR.

This may have been one of the occasions where Yamaha’s development engineers were let to produce a concept bike to see what happened. That so SR’s remain as satisfying in their owner’s garages is legacy.

Me as the Joe Rocket poster Looks like the front is from a Sportster? It is. original mod.

Still one of my favorite even after owning one now for 10+ Clean lines, very Just the thing for cross-country wouldn’t you agree?

I sent the seat off to Sargant’s in to be rebuilt. griptex, atomic throughout, and widened by 1.5 inches. more comfy now, and stock appearance (mostly

I switched back to a SuperTrapp year. not as quiet as the BSM, nor it have the way cool Norton But the top-end rush is back! you can stop guffawing. I’m aware that top-end on this bike is only mph or so!)

BSA Gold SR 500
BSA Gold SR 500
BSA Gold SR 500
BSA Gold SR 500
BSA Gold SR 500

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