Thread: Bobber Pics!!
View Single Post
Old 09-30-2007, 08:10 PM   #3
FloridaSteve OP
Beastly Adventurer
FloridaSteve's Avatar
Joined: May 2006
Location: Jacksonville Florida
Oddometer: 2,082
Pretty decent definition from Wikipedia:


In post-World War II United States, servicemen returning home from the war started removing all parts deemed too big, heavy, ugly or not absolutely essential to the basic function of the motorcycle, such as fenders, turn indicators, and even front brakes.
The rest came down to taste. The big tires were what bikes came with in those days so the bobber "look" carries over to the more modern interpretations,
FloridaSteve is offline   Reply With Quote