2010 Victory Hammer motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Victory Hammer



97-hp injected V-twin engine

For the and special Hammer models, uses the same 106 ci / 1,731 cc, 50 Freedom V-Twin engine as as their six-speed overdrive These two features already the Hammer and Hammer S both as cruising machines and powerful, open road companions, but actually more to these than just this.

For the wheelbase measures 65.7 / 1,669 mm and the seat is positioned inches / 673 mm from the ground, the average-sized rider to stay in of his ride at all times. The inverted meet the frame at a 32.7-degree angle, while the trail is of 5.5 / 140 mm, both these figures meant to establish a thin between proper handling and looks.



has prepped up three VRSC for 2010 and they all go against one of Hammer models. The Harley-Davidson can easily be compared with the Hammer, the V-Rod Muscle against the Hammer S, while the

by linking to our 2010 Roehr article. This 180 hp American started with a V-Rod so no underestimations please.


The new Hammer 8-Ball is the meanest towards the same custom idea. On it, there are even blacked-out pieces and the color of the itself is solid black. you do get a fair share of chrome the exhaust, classic headlight and

Press Reviews

“The 50-degree V-twin was always and stompy enoughy to embaress old warhorses with oodle of now, in the Victory Hammer, it the part, too.” MCN

“The engine pushes hard right up to the rpm limit, harder than the other we rode the same day, leads us to believe that may have tweaked the electronics (or a lighter flywheel?) for the sportier S, despite not admitting to anything.”

The Hammer turns-in without effort, but the inside handlebar constant pressure in the turns to the bike’s arc. It does, all, still carry a 669 lbs of dry weight around, and the combination of in motion and a big tire mean the motorcycle prefers being over leaning. motorcycle-usa

The and Hammer S offer equally suspension and comfortable rider Just don’t be surprised you get Popeye forearms after the freeway at anything over 80 motorcycle

For most riders, small bit of vibration will be a small price to pay for the value in Victory’s new-for-2008 Kingpin Victory worked hard to the Kingpin’s inherent goodness-its if you will-paring back a little and there, then drenching the works in I’m Bad black. motorcyclecruiser

While the 2010 Victory comes with an MSRP of and the Hammer S an $18,499 one, does offer the 8-Ball for only a $14,499 starting which turns it into the for those not willing to go full for a muscle bike. So I guess isn’t the king of the lineup, but it bad and it’s cheapenough to make it


Being dedicated to cruisers, customs and tourers, manages to easily diversify lineup with similar and yet models, machines that the taste and performance demands of riders without the need to from other manufacturers. does make them when it comes to the new American bike style.


and Transmission

Engine Type: 50 V-Twin

Cooling Type: Air / Oil

106 ci / 1,731 cc; 100 ci / 1,634 cc on the 8-Ball

x Stroke: 101 x 108 mm; 101 x 102 mm on the 8-Ball

Compression 9.4:1; 8.7:1 on the 8-Ball

Train: Single overhead with 4 valves per cylinder, cam chains, hydraulic lifters

System: Electronic Fuel with dual 45mm body

Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal / ltr

Exhaust: Staggered slash-cut exhaust with crossover

Oil 5.0 qts / 4.75 ltr

Charging System: 38 max output

Battery: 12 volts / 18 amp

Primary Drive: Gear with torque compensator

Wet, multi-plate

Transmission: overdrive constant mesh; constant mesh on the 8-Ball

Drive: Carbon Fiber Belt

Chassis and Dimensions

Suspension: Inverted cartridge fork, 43 mm diameter, 5.1 in 130 mm travel

Suspension: Single, mono-tube cast aluminum with rate linkage, 3.9 in/100 mm preload adjustable spring

Brake: Dual 300mm rotor with 4-piston

Rear Brake: 300mm rotor with 2-piston

Front Wheel: 18 x 3.5 in

Rear 18 x 8.5 in

Front Tire: 130/70R18 Elite 3

Rear Tire: Dunlop Elite 3

Length: in / 2,366 mm

Wheelbase: 65.7 in / mm

Seat Height: 26.5 in / 673 mm; 26 in / 660 mm on the

Ground Clearance: 5.8 in / 148 mm; 5.3 in / 135 mm on the 8-Ball

32.7 / 5.5 in / 140 mm

Dry Weight: 672 lbs / 305 kg

GVWR: lbs / 533 kg

Features Benefits

106-Cubic-Inch V-Twin

This 106ci/1731cc engine V-Twin has Stage 2 and delivers 97 HP and 113 ft-lbs of torque. Fuel Injection keeps it and efficient so you enjoy pure

6 Speed Overdrive Transmission

smooth shifting through the and in 6th — which is a true — the RPMs drop for efficient highway cruising. there’s still power for without downshifting.

Removable Cowl

Where’s the passenger Right under the stylish, cowl that complements the styling and keeps the passenger pad wraps until it’s for 2-up riding.

Chopped Fender

The stylish Hammer S fender holds a flush-mounted and the fender is chopped in a sport-inspired to show off the impressive 250mm tire.

Super-Bright LED Taillight

The of the pack the Hammer S needs a that is easy to follow this in the one! It is exceptionally and super-stylish with its smart and flush mounting.

250mm-Rear Tire

Roll and roll in style on this rear tire. It was developed by Victory engineers and Dunlop technicians to provide excellent and a great ride.

Multi LED

The leader of the pack needs a that is easy to follow this in the one! It is exceptionally and super-stylish with its smart and flush mounting.

Speedometer and

A chrome bracket holds the and tach side-by-side for easy to heads-up viewing of the bike’s data.

Blacked-Out Custom

With its distinctive Hammer S paint and custom wheels, bike doesn’t need a lot of so many components are blacked-out, the painted bodywork in the spotlight.

Victory Hammer
Victory Hammer


For total integration of the custom styling, the headlight features elements of the bike’s scheme so the color treatment the full length of the bike.

Front Fork

The inverted telescopic fork has 5.1 (130mm) of travel and provides a Hammer S with smooth, easy in town and on the open road.

Dual Disk brakes

consistently outstanding braking these dual 300mm rotors equipped with calipers. They provide stopping that inspires riding.

Victory Hammer S features:

18-Inch Front

This stylish 18-inch has a tire that puts real meat on the road. It the road well, inspiring and providing easy, natural

Custom-Painted Wheels

The X-Factor wheels are lightweight and engineered for performance. The Suede Black/White has black wheels, while the Blue model has blue

Victory Hammer 8-Ball

100 Cubic Inch Freedom

This stealthy-looking 100ci/1634cc delivers 85 horsepower and 106 ft-lb of ample power for city and highway cruising. Electronic Injection keeps it smooth and

5 Speed Transmission

Enjoy easy shifting with proven, reliable 5-speed

Multi-Led Taillight

The leader of the needs a taillight that is to follow — this in the It is exceptionally bright and super-stylish its smart design and flush

Blacked-Out Bars

These are blacked-out to complement the 8-Ball treatment, and their design a rider natural leverage for steering.

Repositioned Foot (2.25 Inches Back)

The controls are positioned closer to the and slightly higher, putting easy in reach, regardless of length. The result is confident and comfortable riding.


The styling of this headlight is and straightforward and the illumination it provides is at lighting up the way for great cruising.

Stingray Wheels

Wheels to look good standing and roll with reliable when the bike’s in motion. wheels do it all, showing when parked and rolling and true on the open road.

Lowered Seat (1.3

The lowered seat and new, positioning of the hand and foot put a rider in a comfortable position to the ride and confidently stay in on the open road.

Smooth, Stylish 250mm-Rear

Roll smooth and roll in on this 250mm rear It was developed jointly by Victory and Dunlop tire technicians to excellent performance and a great

New, Lowered Seat Lower)

The lowered seat a rider’s legs stretch to the and the ground, and it puts a rider in a position to enjoy the ride and stay in command on the open

Removable Passenger Cowl

the passenger seat? Right the stylish, removable cowl complements the bike’s styling and the passenger pad under wraps it’s time for 2-up

Inverted Front Fork

The cartridge telescopic fork has 5.1 of bump-swallowing travel and provides a 8-Ball rider with easy steering, in town and on the road.

18-Inch Front

This stylish 18-inch has a tire that puts real meat on the road. It the road well, inspiring and providing easy, natural

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