Riding Impression: Victory Hammer — Popular Mechanics

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Victory Hammer

Riding Impression: Victory

October 1, 2009 12:00 AM

As a couple weeks ago. our first report on Victory’s lineup. The Hammer. introduced year, is a muscle cruiser for the line performance-minded rider. And it come up short in the acceleration In fact, I feel like a on this bike, because I wanna pull the trigger all the to hear belching exhaust from the optional Arlen pipes.

They seem to be more than tuned, but the attendants in PM’s parking garage in Manhattan don’t mind the roar as much as that patron’s painful straight-shot

Oh, and sorry if I set off your car alarm as I by. I didn’t mean to. If it’s any my ears ring for a while every ride—even with a helmet on. what?

The loud also has great back-out you let off the throttle in First or Second at revs. I’m convinced I would have buddied up as with a pair o’ biker cops had I been on bike.

By the way, that six-speed tachs 2100 rpm at 60 mph—smooth. But the is kinda hard. There’s a pop-off pillion cowl can be removed for anyone brave to hang on back there.

Up front is an inverted fork.

there’s that 250mm tire (the fattest ridden to date): looks prevents the bike from arcing into turns; you off-guard at first but you quickly get to wrestling it into turns; and that feels natural. The position is comfy but my long could use more-forward controls. The thumper V-twin pumps out torque, while the dual-disc front brakes and single do exactly what you’d

Victory Hammer

If you want a fully warranted V-twin stoplight screamer, put bike on your A list of

For me, though, the Hammer’s styling quite pop like Victory’s model, which I rode 2 to swap for yesterday on a bright, 40 day. It’s a stock much quieter. First I noticed is a softer seat and the feels lighter and more

But we have to spend some time on it to soak up the nuances. back here in the Automotive for our next report.— Ken Juran

HAMMER, $19,849 BASE/$21,259 AS Photography by Ken Juran

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