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Brummm... Moge Jadul Ini Dimodif Jadi Becak Motor di Siantar

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Senin, 25 Jul 2022 12:43 WIB

Sumatera Utara - Hanya di Kota Pematangsiantar dapat ditemukan moge BSA yang dijadikan becak motor alias bentor. Motor ini merupakan peninggalan Perang Dunia II.

SIANTAR, INDONESIA - JULY 21: Motorized rickshaw drivers wait for passengers in Siantar City, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on July 21, 2022. In Siantar City, there is a famous motorcycle taxi known as the Siantar Becak. One peculiarity of this mode of transportation uses a BSA or Birmingham Small Arm motorcycle, an old motorbike made in England which was produced in 1930, formerly this motorbike was made for war vehicles, especially for the British military and the allied army during World War II. (Photo by Kiki Cahyadi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Pengemudi becak bermotor menunggu penumpang di Kota Siantar, Sumatera Utara, Kamis (21/7/2022).  

SIANTAR, INDONESIA - JULY 21: Motorized rickshaw drivers wait for passengers in Siantar City, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on July 21, 2022. In Siantar City, there is a famous motorcycle taxi known as the Siantar Becak. One peculiarity of this mode of transportation uses a BSA or Birmingham Small Arm motorcycle, an old motorbike made in England which was produced in 1930, formerly this motorbike was made for war vehicles, especially for the British military and the allied army during World War II. (Photo by Kiki Cahyadi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Kota Pematangsiantar punya daya tarik tersendiri jika dibandingkan dengan kota lainnya yang berada di Sumatera Utara (Sumut). Salah satunya, hanya di Kota Pematangsiantar dapat ditemukan motor gede (moge) Birmingham Small Arms atau BSA yang dijadikan becak motor alias bentor.  

SIANTAR, INDONESIA - JULY 21: Motorized rickshaw drivers wait for passengers in Siantar City, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on July 21, 2022. In Siantar City, there is a famous motorcycle taxi known as the Siantar Becak. One peculiarity of this mode of transportation uses a BSA or Birmingham Small Arm motorcycle, an old motorbike made in England which was produced in 1930, formerly this motorbike was made for war vehicles, especially for the British military and the allied army during World War II. (Photo by Kiki Cahyadi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Kendaraan roda dua buatan Inggris itu berubah fungsi dari kendaraan perang menjadi alat transportasi umum. Awalnya hanya rongsokan kemudian menjadi berguna setelah dioprek.  

SIANTAR, INDONESIA - JULY 21: Motorized rickshaw drivers wait for passengers in Siantar City, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on July 21, 2022. In Siantar City, there is a famous motorcycle taxi known as the Siantar Becak. One peculiarity of this mode of transportation uses a BSA or Birmingham Small Arm motorcycle, an old motorbike made in England which was produced in 1930, formerly this motorbike was made for war vehicles, especially for the British military and the allied army during World War II. (Photo by Kiki Cahyadi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Sebelum digunakan sebagai becak, motor BSA ini merupakan motor yang kehilangan tuannya. Motor-motor itu dibawa dari Inggris oleh tentara sekutu yang membantu Belanda pada masa perang dengan Jepang pada masa Perang Dunia II.  

SIANTAR, INDONESIA - JULY 21: Motorized rickshaw drivers wait for passengers in Siantar City, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on July 21, 2022. In Siantar City, there is a famous motorcycle taxi known as the Siantar Becak. One peculiarity of this mode of transportation uses a BSA or Birmingham Small Arm motorcycle, an old motorbike made in England which was produced in 1930, formerly this motorbike was made for war vehicles, especially for the British military and the allied army during World War II. (Photo by Kiki Cahyadi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Kendaraan-kendaraan itu bergeletakan begitu saja di jalanan dan tempat-tempat lainnya.   

SIANTAR, INDONESIA - JULY 21: Motorized rickshaw drivers wait for passengers in Siantar City, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on July 21, 2022. In Siantar City, there is a famous motorcycle taxi known as the Siantar Becak. One peculiarity of this mode of transportation uses a BSA or Birmingham Small Arm motorcycle, an old motorbike made in England which was produced in 1930, formerly this motorbike was made for war vehicles, especially for the British military and the allied army during World War II. (Photo by Kiki Cahyadi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Setelah diutak-atik motor itu hidup. Tak hanya BSA, pada masa itu ada beberapa merek seperti Norton dan lainnya. Kendaraan resmi militer Inggris itu pun dipadukan dengan sespan.  

SIANTAR, INDONESIA - JULY 21: Motorized rickshaw drivers wait for passengers in Siantar City, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on July 21, 2022. In Siantar City, there is a famous motorcycle taxi known as the Siantar Becak. One peculiarity of this mode of transportation uses a BSA or Birmingham Small Arm motorcycle, an old motorbike made in England which was produced in 1930, formerly this motorbike was made for war vehicles, especially for the British military and the allied army during World War II. (Photo by Kiki Cahyadi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Jumlah BSA memang lebih banyak dari merek lainnya. Awalnya ada 70 unit. Kemudian bertambah menjadi ribuan. Itu dikarenakan BSA motor yang cocok dengan keadaan Kota Pematangsiantar yang pada saat itu di punggung bukit.  

SIANTAR, INDONESIA - JULY 21: Motorized rickshaw drivers wait for passengers in Siantar City, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on July 21, 2022. In Siantar City, there is a famous motorcycle taxi known as the Siantar Becak. One peculiarity of this mode of transportation uses a BSA or Birmingham Small Arm motorcycle, an old motorbike made in England which was produced in 1930, formerly this motorbike was made for war vehicles, especially for the British military and the allied army during World War II. (Photo by Kiki Cahyadi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Jenis BSA yang ada yakni M21 sampai dengan B31 mulai dari 350 cc sampai dengan 500 cc. Jenis itu diproduksi dari tahun 1940 sampai 1956.

Brummm... Moge Jadul Ini Dimodif Jadi Becak Motor di Siantar
Brummm... Moge Jadul Ini Dimodif Jadi Becak Motor di Siantar
Brummm... Moge Jadul Ini Dimodif Jadi Becak Motor di Siantar
Brummm... Moge Jadul Ini Dimodif Jadi Becak Motor di Siantar
Brummm... Moge Jadul Ini Dimodif Jadi Becak Motor di Siantar
Brummm... Moge Jadul Ini Dimodif Jadi Becak Motor di Siantar
Brummm... Moge Jadul Ini Dimodif Jadi Becak Motor di Siantar
Brummm... Moge Jadul Ini Dimodif Jadi Becak Motor di Siantar

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