By Richard Backus
In 2010, the staff of Motorcycle Classics decided to turn a new Triumph Bonneville into a bobber. Bobbed fenders, minimalist decoration and lots of self-made parts define a bobber, but the beauty of bobbers is their individuality from their builder. Check out what we did to ours. For the whole story, read Triumph Bonneville Bobber Build.
Motorcycle Classics editor-in-chief Richard Backus and advertising director Rod Peterson begin stripping a new Triumph Bonneville in preparation for customization as a bobber.
Motorcycle Classics editor-in-chief Richard Backus and son Charlie show off and start up the new Triumph Bonneville that MC editors Backus and Landon Hall have customized as a bobber.
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