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This bike also has new tires (so new the nubs are still present) and new brakes. The brakes on the A50 were single shoe drums and were criticized back in the day for being 7 inchers vs. 8 inchers on its bigger 650cc brother. Some say this was just cheapness on BSA's part.
Gianni is Daily Turismo's Pacific Northwest correspondent.