Posts Tagged ‘bobber’

Vintage Bobber Motorcycles in Ventura

Sitting at a stop light near my house while running errands today I spotted a group of bobbers rolling past heading toward Downtown Ventura. After stopping by the gas station I rolled down Main Street to see if I could spot them and take some photos… lo! There they were!

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Mitch Sander’s 1966 Triumph Bonneville

A while back (seriously, a while ago) I met Mitch Sander up in Yakima, WA (he now lives in Seattle) through our mutual friend Dave Buchanan (redandblackattack.tumblr.com) and laid eyes on his beautiful Triumph. It’s a garage built 1966 Bonneville hard tail with a modern front end.  We all sat down and ate burritos and talked about bikes, I picked his brain about his build because dammit… I would so love to ride that thing. It’s classy, functional, sounds awesome, and has history. Read on for my interview with Mitch. ML: Let’s… Continue Reading »

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There are so many great things about this in progress custom Harley from Kenneth ‘Bobcat’ Wright at MotoGalore in Portland, OR. I’m in love, honestly… check out the front disc brake! Swoon. More pictures to come.

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Tamara Raye, so 70’s blond on a bobber motorcycle called L’Assassin… based on a 1964 Triumph Bonneville T120R, featured on MecaMotors. The photo was taken during Born Free 2, and the motorbike was owned by Jon Rispante at the time.

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The topmost photo was posted all over the interwebs with no source. I did some hunting and found it came from the Triumpher blog (Japan). A bunch of dapper dudes with damn good looking bikes. 

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The other day I posted Angie Cooper and her Triumph T120 chopper barn find… I wanted to share this 1978 Triumph 750 Bonneville 750CC T120 that will be on display at the One Motorcycle Show this weekend here in Portland.  Hard to pin a year and model on this bike, but the motor is a 1978 750cc T120 Bonneville, everything else is from random years or fabricated. Get more info about the One Motorcycle Show, or go check out the Chrome Industries + MotoLady One Show hosted ride on Friday!

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…there’s beauty in the breakdown. Scott Jones photographed by Jose Gallina.

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Jacqui and the bobber in a Biltwell shirt. Photo by Garret Meyers.

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It’s one thing to see stunters doing this, or racers who can get so low in corners they could scrape shoulder- but to see a retro custom like this, rider dragging hand in a parking lot… man, that just makes me all tingly inside. Photo of Jasin Phares by Adam Wright photography.

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Riding through the fall leaves by Josh Kurpius.

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