BSA paratrooper bikes....

Discussion in 'Military Bicycles' started by ChadC, May 10, 2018.

  1. #1 Posted May 10, 2018

    On Training Wheels

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    hi,
    I'm looking for 4 tires to finish off my BSA's. Does anyone have a recommendation on what fits and looks close to the original WD tires?
    Thanks!
    Chad
     
  2. #2 Posted May 17, 2018

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Hi Chad,

    sorry for the delay in replying, I've been away and only just seen this.

    For some reason it's difficult finding good pictures of 'War Grade' parabike tyre tread, but here's a couple:

    http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/attac...itish-bsa-folding-parabike-bsa-parabike-6.jpg


    109783d1275341577-british-bsa-folding-parabike-photo-0101.jpg

    http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/attac...-tyres.jpg?s=10a17aac488ce2e9f0beb8dff5d0a508

    Tyre size is 26" x 1 3/8". I've found these apparently correct size, and close tread pattern on Ebay. I've never bought them, so can't speak for the fit or quality.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/26-x1-3-...109082?hash=item48692b949a:g:0k4AAOSwyLlXo1Fg

    Possibly these;

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pair-of-...009007&hash=item1a2920652c:g:ktkAAOSw7ThUp~vG

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Raleigh-...375454&hash=item23a0e26a70:g:bwQAAOSwfRdZFYov

    I hope that helps. Let us know if you do buy them and they are suitable, others may have the same problem.

    Best Regards,

    Adrian
     
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  3. #3 Posted May 17, 2018

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    Thanks Adrian!
    I appreciate the leads!
     
  4. #4 Posted May 18, 2018

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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