2012 Victory High-Ball First Ride Review- Victory High-Ball Bobber

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Victory High-Ball

2012 Victory High-Ball – Ride Ready to rumble Harley-Davidson’s Dark Customs, rolls out its factory fresh V-Twin bobber.

A matte-black the Victory High-Ball is a store-bought that makes an aesthetic you either love or hate in one In that glance you’ll that it’s a bike can give you the feel of the wind your hair; the hair in armpits, that is.

Kudos to for making a bike that has to be adjusted to comply with states’ laws concerning height. Matched to the bike’s seat height, the High-Ball’s in Victory’s preferred high are in some states politically by law, not just by opinion. So are two available settings. I rode the with the bars in the highest the full arms-forward, banned-in-Boston, reach. (Yes, the bars the Massachusetts mandated 15-inch from seat height.)

Apehangers aren’t just of a riding position, they’re a Apehangers are an evil gesture. are a bit like flipping off the world, having to separate one finger to do so.

If a picture of you sitting on a High-Ball on Facebook page, you might to remove it before applying for a job on the job, of course). So does it if these bars are comfortable or Probably not.

And if you don’t ride a bike with the question of their comfort be fairly judged.

Functionally, the High-Ball is defined by high bars and its pair of 16 x 3.5-inch wire-spoke wheels. The tire is a fat 130 while the rear is a 150. This combination it one of the better handling bikes in the pure-cruiser stable.

It turns neutral ease. Also, its “low” ride, its suspension a good job eating bumps, potholes to railroad tracks. a kidney-friendly bike.

And for those who like to drag parts and indiscretions, the High-Ball is stable in undulating sweepers ridden at a mph that equals the bike’s of claimed horsepower, whose I’m hoping the editor doesn’t mention here.

Being a bob-job, or bobber, if you the High-Ball is a single-seater with no provisions. The front fender is and nearly every item is in or matte black, save for the body and highlights on the engine’s fins. Its couple of shiny are only there to remind you the rest of the bike isn’t

Victory High-Ball

Even the bars are black. The engine is Victory’s 106-cubic which is 1731cc for you librarians out The single analogue gauge a digital window that can be to show the tach and gear-position odometer, tripmeter, or clock. which is a word I use when not to express meaning, the gear reads blank when the is disengaged.

That does have a of truth to it, but why it hides knowledge of gear it is in, though not engaged, unsure.

For braking there’s a 300mm rotor on each Riders who are used to cruisers find this combination but riders who are front-brake biased wish for more stopping up front. The recommendation is to learn how to a cruiser that carries its down low, and use the right as much as the right hand.

offers various options for the including custom aluminum pegs and a few other do-dads, and an up airbox and exhaust system. For two later parts, digital is included for reprogramming the ECU. In comparisons during our ride, one with the breathed-on mods and a High-Ball, the modified version the other bike in the top three multiplying its advantage once it higher rpm.

Both bikes exhibited EFI response throughout the rev range.

The line for feel of performance is the $13,499 High-Ball is without and, as mentioned, it handles well and with ease. As all Victorys, it’s got a beauty of an and barely a vibration reaches the But we have to wonder if the real is simply whether or not you dig matte and apehangers.

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