When in February Dar Holdsworth from Brass Balls Bobbers gave me a preview on his new production Bobber called Model 1, it immediately pleased my designer eyes. But having seen so many Bobbers marketed with the over-used and not so accurate slogan “Just Under $20,000 For The Blue Collar Guy!” my question was “what is the price tag?” $15,995 replied Dar and during 5 minutes I thought that it was the price of the full rolling chassis & non-assembled parts. No, it’s the way you see it here, girl not included, ready to ride, financeable & insurable because Brass Balls Bobbers is a registered & licensed NHTSA Manufaturer and listed with Kelley Blue Book and N.A.D.A. services.
So, I had to make again a full visual scan, checking all the small details and cash registering in my mind what could be the total of labor & parts. I am telling you, a lot of bike for such a price tag. To the point that I even asked Dar if he had a few tricks that as an industry vet I never found out! No, just the result of choosing premium parts at the new 2009 price and conceiving his model to look both very custom but simple enough in its conception to make it relatively easy to assemble and very reliable when it rolls. Among brand names used: Harley-Davidson for the engine, S&S carburetor, Ultima 6-speed transmission, Excel controls, Tauer open belt, Metzeler tires, etc. Is it the right Bobber at the right time? Yes, I think so. Model 1 was awarded the title of “Production Bobber Of The Year 2009” during the recent Easyriders V-Twin Expo. Full details by calling Dar on my behalf at 405-270-0995 or visit Brass Balls Bobbers