Bobber photos

Originally, bobbers were home-job street racers that were, more or less, roadsters on the standard/UJM platform with all non-essential equipment removed in a bid to maximize performance by reducing weight. “Bobbing” refers to the practice of cutting the fenders down to the limits of functionality for the same reason, to leave the bike with a bob-tail; named after the cat. Beyond that, bobbers tend to be sporty and compact with smallish fuel tanks, low-slung saddles and a stoplight-burning bent. (Triumph Bonneville Bobber, H-D Roadster, Indian Scout Bobber.)