Start Your B.S.A. with
the touch of a button

Have you ever dreamed of an having an electric starter on your bike! Well dream no more! If you are struggling to start your BSA, are worried about getting back from that great ride and are thinking you may have to sell your beloved BSA – think again!

"Steve McFarlane stunned everyone with his latest engineering project-  an absolutely brilliant and totally unobtrusive electric start conversion kit to fit A7 and A10 models.”

Bill Nelson – The Star (The B.S.A. Owners Club Magazine, August 2009) 

You can now fit a Steve McFarlane Electric Starter and enjoy your BSA at the touch of a button!

Updated:  September 2016

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The first small batch of starters have been made and fitted to bikes, some minor adjustments were made before it went into production. Now the first production Batch of starter assembly's have been made and sold. Anuther batch are being made at the moment and should be finished in August 2013. They are costing more so please check the price list on the "Products" Tab.

Several other batches starter sets have been made, and I am continually making batches of starter components and making up starter kits.

I have sent these self fit kits all over the U.K. and to Australia, New Zealand, U.S.A. Germany and Italy so far.

The kits have every thing needed to fit the electric starter to your bike and comes with a C.D. with a step by step guide which has pictues with captions

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"Hello Steve, I now have the starter on my bike, it works great! The OHIO VALLEY BSA OWNERS CLUB had a nice write up about your starter and a picture of your bike on the cover.

Your friend, Fred"

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Click on this link to see an artical on the starter in the August 2016 issue of Old Bike Mart ( on page 48 )