The Home of the pre-war BSA Gold Star

Welcome to this website dedicated to the
  pre-war BSA M24 GOLD STAR Motorcycles.

This website was launched in January 2010 by George Wander, and is intended to be a pictorial and technical resource for owners and admirers of these wonderful machines.  George' s bikes and cache of parts were passed on to new owners in 2022. The site will be continued as an appreciation of George's knowledge of and enthusiasm for these bikes.  For latest news please scroll to the bottom of this page.

 The number of surviving bikes is still growing...see the survivors page for details.  There are currently have listed over 100 known survivors, out of a total production of around 565 bikes.

If you own an M24 or know of one anywhere, do get in touch.

On the site you will find pages detailing the history of the first Gold Stars, technical information, a photo gallery, information on spare parts, information about surviving M24 Gold Stars and links to other sites of interest to BSA and vintage bike enthusiasts.

Any feedback, help with running the  website, will be more than welcome. Please click below for Email, or give me a call. 

The website domain name is owned by Bob Mayow.  Even with 85 year old motorcycles there may be copyright which is still current on published material.  Every effort will be taken to ensure that contributions are correctly attributed, and information contained on the site is accurate.

Two unrestored M24 Gold Stars

1939  KM24                                                                                                 1938 JM24

Ride into the Wal Handley Memorial  on 15th November

The weather was again variable, and described by one non attender as atrocious!  Only one Goldie.  After the meet up we rode to Kirkbride airfield and had an excellent lunch in the White Heather Hotel, which is open on Wednesdays.  The White Heather is the former ATA base and officers mess. It is planned to make the 'ride' in an annual event and we will be meeting again next year.