'Bits Stuck Anywhere: The Decline of BSA and the Birmingham Motorcycle Industry'
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Also Available on DVD for £9.99 + £1.50 p&p

BSA and the decline of the Midlands motorcycle industry.
How did the Midlands once mighty motorcycle industry decline into industrial turmoil and eventual collapse? Using archive film from the MACE collection we will travel from the post-war boom years of mass produced motorcycles to the 1970s when motorcycle giant BSA faced closure and the eventual ignominy of a public auction of its assets. Perhaps the school boys were right and BSA did stand for Bits Stuck Anywhere….This sales decline is contrasted with glorious footage of the riders in action: the Midlands’ own leather jacked clad ‘ton-up boys’ taking to the streets of Birmingham and Leicester when the only motorcycles that mattered were made in Britain.

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