Malarkey Engineering Specials 21stC Goldstar
Design: Tony Benyon, Malarkey Engineering. The design inspiration was the BSA DBD34 Goldstar. Design cues carried through to the 21st Century Goldstar include frame rear loops, fuel tanks, smith clocks, engine and gearbox
Frame: Metal Malarkey Engineering one off CDS steel bronze welded frame. Matisse Mk3 inspired.
Hubs: Talon front and rear
Tyres: Avon Road rider F.100 x 90 x 18 R.130 x 70 x 18
Brakes: Calipers: Front: Brembo gold 4 pot. Rear: Brembo 2 pot.
Discs: F320, wavey, semi floating. R240 wavey, fixed
Master cylinders: Brembo
Forks and Yokes: Cerriani Replica 38mm
Rear Suspension: Maxton T260
Engine: Absaf. As Goldstar DBD34 engine, except for the relocated 10mm spark plug (for better combustion), modified inlet and exhaust ports (for better flow), forged piston, stainless steel valves, nikasil lined one-piece barrel, modern built up crankshaft with big end needle bearing, heavy duty main bearings, cast iron high capacity oil pump, vernier adjustable cam pinions and the timing gear plate is located by a dowel. All individual parts are fully interchangeable with those in original engines.
Gearbox: Modified with Nova 5 Spd conversion
Electronics: Moto Gadget M unit and keyless ignition, switches, Smiths Digital speedo and tacho. LED indicators (Oberon), headlamp 7” stop/tail Lucas 564. Battery Motobatt MB5U. Wiring products
Exhausts: Metal Malarkey Engineering reverse cone mega, absorption baffles, black ceramic
Rearsets: MME, Barleycorn
Seat: Saddle craft Upholstered, MME seat base
Tinware: Fuel tank Tab Classics Lyta style. Seat cowl Tab Classics Oil tank Metal Malarkey Engineering Front and rear mudguards, stainless
Powder coating: PSG powder coaters, Oswestry
Painting: Lee Morgan Artworx
Graham's Garage, Caerhowel.
Wheel base: 1430mm / 56.25"
Ground clearance: 215mm / 8.5"
Rake: 24.5 degrees
Dry Weight: 157kg / 330lb (std 190 kg)
Goldstar Specification: Styling cues - DBD 34
Pro Bike Art - 2023