1971 BSA B50MX Victor 500cc English Single MX AHRMA Racer B50 NO RESERVE

1971 BSA B50MX Vintage Motocross Racing "Survivor" ????

Price: US $1,260.00
Item location: Great Falls, Montana, United States
Make: BSA
Model: B50MX Vintage Motocross Racing "Survivor" ????
SubModel: Victor
Type: Off-Road Motocross
Year: 1971
Mileage: 999,999
VIN: B50MXHE14897
Color: Chrome
Engine size: 500
Vehicle Title: Clear

1971 BSA B50MXMOTOCROSS MotorcycleVehicle information:Engine: B50MXHE14897Frame: B50MXHE14897'H' - JULY & 'E' - 1971 according to BSA VIN identification info. Production Year: 1971Cylinder Head: 71-1215Weight lbs. : 280 Stored on Montana Farm (bought from original owner)Note: There are 90+ photos in this listing for as much detail as possibleBeezer is in complete "as-ridden" condition (see listing information and video)SOLD WITH NOTARIZED BILL OF SALE(no titles issued for racing motorcycles in Montana)"OFFROAD" MOTORYCLESCAN BE SHIPPED OVERSEAS WITHOUT A TITLEOffroad/Racing Motorcycles not issued titlesNotarized Bill of Sale Included NOTE FROM YORCHIEBought the BSA from an Estate Sale in Summer of 2014. Talked to original owner and he told me that the motorcycle was used on the farm since new and was pretty sure he did not race it unless "chasing cattle" was considered racing. I brought it home and spent a lot of time thoroughly cleaning the MX'er. I filled the spark plug hole with diesel and left the bike alone for a couple of weeks. Always paranoid when I get involved in a motorcycle that has sat a long time so I always fill the cylinder with some chemical. Bike kicked over fine and the kickstarter return spring does not function. There is no compression when kicking the 500 currently. No strange noises emanate from the engine when kicking it over and at minimum a top-end rebuild is mandatory on even a running vintage racer. The clutch pulls in with no fuss. The transmission shifts all four gears (one down/three up). The shifter is loose on the shifter splines and looks like the attached bolt is an afterthought. I cleaned out the aluminum tank with acid bathroom cleaner and the interior is in great shape with the original petcock functioning correctly. The throttle functions correctly but the slide on the Amal is very tight and I have not looked at it (typically the slide bores get out of round and one can learn about fixing them but getting a Mikuni easily solves this issue). The bolts all appear to be WHITWORTH threaded and there is no "East Coast" rust and just the nice patina of age. I was impressed with this BSA because it is very unmolested. I intended to make this a vintage AHRMA racer and I added the rear and front fenders. K&N air filter along with the front number plate as a "mock-up" to get a better picture of what the B50 looked like. Please see ALL the photos in the listing and there is a walk-around video too. Last photo in listing shows what I had intended to make the BSA into. Early BSA B50mx in magazines sported a white frame and more purple accents on the tank and side panels and I always thought these early versions looked pretty cool. I try to make my listings as informational as possible so that there should be no question of what the winning bidder is receiving. Please check my feedback and contact me with any questions that I have not answered in this listing. BOTTOM LINEThis a 44 year old offroad motorycle that needs to be restored. ADDED SHIPPING INFORMATION:Am traveling from Montana to Reno. Nevada first part of April. Basically can go to Salt Lake/Sacramento/Portland/Boise/Spokane circuit either way. Am close to Alberta. Canada too. ????Always looking for an adventure and can deliver the BSAto points in between for under $300. POWERTRAIN CONDITION:Engine Turns OverEngine intact and no broken fins or cracksDipstick intact and screws into frame correctlyWiring and Ignition are original4-speed Transmission shifts correctlyStock header and exhaust pipeOriginal Engine Breather intactAmal 32mm Concentric carburetorBody Work and Controls:Seat cover is all originalGas Tank is clean and gas cap opens correctlyPetcock works correctly attached to original gas lineAll handlebar and controls originalDecompression Lever functions (no kill button on this vintage BSA)All frame tabs/Side Panels tabs intactCables are not corroded or stuck - just oldOriginal Handlebars are straight and chrome is in good conditionWaffle Grips ends are worn offBRAKES AND SUSPENSION:Passenger Footpegs attached to rear shocks Rear Brake functions correctly'Front brake "sticks" but appear to functionFork Rubbers intact and not crackedPlating on fork tubes flaking offChain adjuster Concentrics intact and functionNOTE: Photos of rear brake/footpeg have incorrect brake installation the brake goes UNDER the footpeg(I thought I was missing a return spring but the peg is the stop for the brake) WHEELS AND TIRES: Rims are in very good condition with no bends/cracksSome scuffing from use and tire ironsFront Tire: Dunlop Sports 3. 00x20 (very poor cracked condition) NOTE: 20" tire/wheelFront Rim Stamped: Made in England W. M. 1. 20 - JONES - 37 3795Rear Tire: Dunlop Sports Superior 4. 010x18 (very good condition)Rear Rim Stamped:Made in England N. M. 3. 018 - JONES - 37 378462 tooth aluminum rear sprocketEXTRAS:Race StandISSUES OF A 45 YEAR OLD BRITISH MXer:Missing Right Foot pegLeft Footpeg is original with spring inside footpeg (no footpeg rubber)No mounting bolt for footpegsI bought a BSA footpeg (B25/441?) that is non-folding. I was going to modify to for the missing right side footpeg. (see photos in listing)Front and Rear fender are not original (original are steel)Missing side panelsFork tubes pitted with chrome coating coming offSeat needs to be recovered (has all original mounting grommets)Nut missing from Front Brake lower stayShifter is loose on shifter splines and bolt does not look correctChain Guide MissingAmal Carburator needs rebuildEngine has no compression and kicks overKickstarter return spring not functioningRear brake return spring/adjuster missing?SHIPPING AND STORAGE:No cost storage available after final paymentWill store until shipping arrangements are finalizedCLICK ON THIS LINK FOR WALK AROUND VIDEO Sold "AS-IS" and this is a LOW Reserve Auction. Auction will NOT end early. There is no "Buy-It Now" price. No shenanigans here. EBAY SELLER SINCE 1999 I WELCOME FOREIGN BIDDERS Check with your local motorcycle shops for help finding a shipperI added an overseas shipping link - but please researchWinning foreign bidder pays 4% electronic transaction feeNOTE: Auction is complete when final payment is madeI am not responsible for any crating. shipping. or customs issues*Buyers Inspection: Yorchie has done our best to disclose all information known about this vehicle for auction. We welcome a buyers inspection. If you plan to have a buyers inspection. please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to the auction ending. Inspection fees if any are Buyers responsibility. In some cases. the vehicle may be held at a storage facility where your chance to see the vehicle may be on their terms. or time schedule. Please ask well in advance to close of auction. *Representations and Warranties made by seller: This vehicle is being sold "as is". Manufacturers warranties may still apply. Extended warranty may be available. There are absolutely NO representations or warranties are made by seller. nor are any representations or warranties relied upon by bidders in making bids. We take pride in selling high quality machines. but keep in mind you are winning the vehicle. not the right to decide if you want it. *Taxes and Registration fees: Out of state buyers are responsible for all state. county. city taxes and fees. as well as title service fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered. All taxes and fees must be paid in full in order for vehicle to be titled and registered. See your state laws. *Title Information : If payment is made by cashier's or personal checks we will hold all titles for 10 days or until funds have cleared. *Finalizing your Purchase: We will contact the successful high bidder by e-mail after the auction closes with further instructions. $500 deposit is due 48 hours after the sale. When we receive your deposit is when the vehicle is held for you. not when you win the auction. 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