With its looks harkening back to the days of panhead hardtails, pogo seats and springer front ends, the Reaper brings it all back home. This bike cries out for the simple on the paint, but as always, Saxon gives the buyer a huge choice of paint and wheel options. Arriving out of the gate with a 96ci S&S engine in black, the other options are considerable, as long as you want the fairly reliable S&S power plant.
The concessions to the modern are plentiful, from the digital instrumentation (even though its kept retro, with only a tach and speedo which includes a trip reset) to a 6 speed Baker trans, paired with a right hand chain final drive. Also, retro-gone-modern is the S&S Super E Carburetion and the electric start.
At 95 inches long and 625 pounds, the bike handles nicely, if you can overlook the rigid rear suspension, however the pogo style seat does help you roll with most of the punches a hardtail can deliver. The fuel tank is a slightly smaller 3 gallon tank, but let's face it, it only takes you as far as you want to go on a rigid rear suspension.
The rear 200/18 tire is covered by its bobbed rear fender; the front 21 inch comes with or without a front fender, depending on how classic you want to take your ""look"". Everything about this bike will make the retro style pro-street rider take a second look. And maybe a third.