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Old 05-02-2012, 08:17 PM   #1
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Another Boxer Bobber

I am just finishing this up for a customer.









More pictures Here

The rear fender still needs to be shortened.
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:22 PM   #2
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looks like a T100C front fender......messes w/ me as I'm used to seeing that on the front of a bike.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:15 PM   #3
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looks like a T100C front fender......messes w/ me as I'm used to seeing that on the front of a bike.
A popular rear fender for Harley choppers in the old days was to use an Electra-glide front fender.

As for the BMW, I'm sorry, I have yet to see a "bobbed" post 1970 BMW that looks good.
Sorry, they just don't work. Very ungraceful, ugly even.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:28 PM   #4
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Good job! not my cup of tea for a airhead but you did a good and a lot of work

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A popular rear fender for Harley choppers in the old days was to use an Electra-glide front fender.

As for the BMW, I'm sorry, I have yet to see a "bobbed" post 1970 BMW that looks good.
Sorry, they just don't work. Very ungraceful, ugly even.
this two looks good to me



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Old 05-02-2012, 10:43 PM   #5
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Good job! not my cup of tea for a airhead but you did a good and a lot of work


this two looks good to me


I like anything that someone has put their heart and soul into. It might not be something I would own or ride but I can appreciate it for what it is.
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Old 05-03-2012, 03:35 AM   #6
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The Kohl bobber is a work of art, the hard tail frame looks great and the workmanship is really good. The other bobbers on this page are a really odd mix, probarly because the constructors are going for a bobber look in the cheapest possible way. The bikes will be sold to some fashion victim for a serious price, who will pose around town until he gets bored with the bike and it gets forgotten at the back of the garage for the next 10 years.

Yet again with all specials, if the guy who made it is a real craftsman and he has thought the project through, then it is most likely to be a success, I don't really mind what sort of special it is, but if it is constructed well with skill then that floats my boat, if it works better on the road than the original, then it will really get my vote.
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Old 05-03-2012, 03:49 AM   #7
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Love ya work mate. More I say more.....
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Are there anymore photos of this one around???
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:09 AM   #9
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Chris, I dig the crazy subframe but why don't you move the sigs to those abrupt ends? Nice fender, too....got a match for the front?
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:50 AM   #10
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I like it. Most airhead bobbers use a seat that's too narrow.
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:41 AM   #11
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Chris, I dig the crazy subframe but why don't you move the sigs to those abrupt ends? Nice fender, too....got a match for the front?
I'm sure the customer has some ideas for the ends and I'm not sure on the front fender. This was built from phone calls and emails to the customers specs who is on the other coast.


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I like it. Most airhead bobbers use a seat that's too narrow.
Thank you. I agree. I have a 40's Norton seat coming for the next one.
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