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Malarkey Engineering Specials 21stC Goldstar

Goldstar Specification: Styling cues - DBD 34


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.

Swingarm: Metal Malarkey Engineering, oval section, internal adjusters.

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

Reservoirs: TRW


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.


Dry Weight:           157kg / 330lb (std 190 kg)
Wheel base:          1430mm / 56.25"

Ground clearance: 215mm / 8.5"
Rake:                     24.5 degrees 

Trail:                       95mm



Goldstar at stafford
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