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  1. 1975 Honda 750 Bobber

    For Sale: Motorcycles
    1976 Honda 750 Bobber. Carbs just rebuilt bike runs great, titled. I was told by my mechanic that this motor is rare and valuable. I can text and send video of it running bike is Kickstart and electric start. 3500 or best offer. possible trade. old Harley tank included. What do you have? I like...
  2. Troubleshooting CB900C 1980

    Honda
    Got a 1980 Cb900c and its making me go insane. Cylinders aren't firing at certain times. I've changed plugs, wires, coils, rebuilt the carbs, cleaned carbs, new hoses. Did a compression test today. cylinders 1-2 were about 140 psi and 3-4 were about 120 psi. The bike is getting spark and i have...
  3. New here: Thoughts on an 87 Suzuki vs 700 bobber I'm thinking about buying

    Suzuki
    Hey guys!, I'm new to the forum and I'm thinking about buying an 87 Suzuki VS 700 Bobber that is really clean. Sounds awesome and the only problem the owner told me it has is leaking seals around the forks. I saw on youtube there's a tool out that you can clean out your seals with. The owner...
  4. Help on honda shadows

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi everyone i am new to this forum. I am about to buy my first bike and i going for a Honda shadow 600. I have found two that look really the way i want it to look. The first on is a 88 model It has 30k km on it and the price is 2200 euro. The second is a 92 model and has 45k km on it and...
  5. 83 VT500 Build.

    Building, Restoration & Modification
    Hey guys and gals! Quick intro on me, Im 21, been riding since Im 13. Currently have this bike and a 2003 Honda VTX 1800. I'm cheap and like to do everything myself, (even if results aren't amazing) I still get the pride that I did it. Im from Mississippi and just love riding. When I got the...
  6. First bike not just a purchase

    First Bike / New Rider
    I am 18 just got out of school. I can't afford to keep my junker cage running anymore and I've always admired the sportsters and bobbers chugging down the road. In fact I've wanted a bike since I saw my uncles Wide Glide at 10. I have a pretty low budget so when I searched craigslist I...
  7. 1981 honda 400 bobber in progress

    Building, Restoration & Modification
    im turning my grandfathers old cb 400 into a bobber. my biggest problem I have ran into is mounting a solo seat and maybe a new bigger gas tank. maybe off of a shadow. my bike sat for five years with a tank and carbs full of gas. I cleaned the tank and pulled my carbs. it runs good now ut when I...
  8. 1985 Honda Rebel 250cc bobber

    First Bike / New Rider
    Is this an attractive bobber? Well built? Help! the seat was built from the rear fender, and custom tank paint job.
  9. Help! Is this motorcycle worth it??

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hello, I am a new female rider. just got my motorcycle endorsement and im ready to ride! i found a "what seems to be nice" motorcycle on craigslist. its a 1982 Honda Nighthawk cb450 Custom Bobber, The guy just so happens to be my neighbor, He was selling it for 1,800 and when down to 1,400. Im...
  10. 1983 virago 920 project

    Building, Restoration & Modification
    Just picked up a 1983 yamaha virago 920. The plans are to make it into a bobber, similar to one I saw in an article, I'm going to replace the front end with an r1 set up, and the remove most of the tail section to make it fairly naked. I'm sure I will have many questions as this is my first...
  11. Help me pick a seat for my bike!

    Honda
    I have a 1979 honda xl500s with just a single person seat on it. i want to be able to take people (girls) on rides, but i need to find a seat that is skinny enough to look good mounted on a skinny bobber, that will fit over the back tire which is raised a couple inches above the seat mounts. I...
  12. New Guy: Indiana

    New Member Introductions
    I'm new at this MC stuff, but not new to how forums work. I have a Suzuki Savage 650 'thumper/one-lunger' with some tasteful 'bobber' appearance mods based on a kit from Blue Collar Bobbers [didn't want to drop a link, will add image later]. Good to be here!
  13. Kawasaki KZ650 Help for a Newbie

    Buying First Motorcycle Soon
    Hello MF world! I am totally new to motorcycles, practically a newborn in the world of motorcycles. I am a full time student, and with the horrendous gas prices around my hometown, driving my lifted SUV around everyday is no longer an efficient method of transportation. A few buds of mine and I...
  14. Swapping the front fork?

    Building, Restoration & Modification
    I have a 71' cb350 that I am looking to make into a bobber and was wondering if I would be able to use a cb750 front fork on it because I don't really like the way the cb350 fork looks? Would a cb450 or 550 maybe work better? I guess my primary concern is will the forks switch out easily or...
  15. Chopper project - 750 Yamaha Special

    Choppers and Showbikes
    So I found a bike on craigslist that was cheap and "was" running" when they last started it in October. I went to look at it and found it literally in a chicken coup. I ended up getting it for 100 bucks! And for being in a chicken coup it is in really good shape. It ended up being a 1979...
  16. First bike..want bobber..solutions?

    Buying First Motorcycle Soon
    Greetings. This is my first post here and I'm determined to get a bike [my first] in a few months. Uncle Sam has me otherwise engaged for the moment in an extremely hot country across the pond so I'm doing the research now for whem I get back. ::Bottom Line Up Front:: I want a bobber. I...
  17. Thinking of buying a bobber

    Choppers and Showbikes
    I am looking at buying an 81' twinstar that has been turned into a bobber. I want a cool little bike to get around town and this seems like it. I was just wondering, Im new to the bobber world, what should I be keeping an eye out for? I mean, is there generally common issues that are had with...
  18. rigid. bobber. 4q. kickstart. springer.

    Buying First Motorcycle Soon
    i want this. ://4.bp.blogspot.com/_JERN4egX_yw/Sa3911iJTTI/AAAAAAAADQk/D87-AI1rqlg/s1600-h/0+new+paint+side+%231.jpg they wont let me put a link so just add http to the beginning and it will take you to max schaffs 4q site. so i guess my question would be how do i start getting to my...
  19. tigett in the NW

    New Member Introductions
    34 yr Male, married w/ 2 daughters (5yrs and 8mo). I just started riding spring 2007 as a mid-life crisis hobby. I bought a 98 vulcan 500, that I had to have delivered home becuase I didnt know how to ride yet, ha. Now 2000 riding miles and a year and a half later I'm tearing apart a perfectly...
  20. value of 1978 honda cb750 four K

    Vintage Forum
    just picked up a 1978 honda cb750 with all original parts and original paint. any idea on what the market is like for these bikes? i was thinking about doing some customizations but is it worth too much? possibly turning it into a bobber... does anyone out there think this is a horrible idea?
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