2012 Victory High-Ball | First Ride

Is Polaris high, or is it just the handlebars?

By Joe Gresh, Photography by Alfonse Palaima

EVOLUTION
Victory Vegas 8-Ball with wider front end, 16-inch spoke wheels and a black-out treatment.

RIVALS
Harley-Davidson Cross Bones & Rocker.

TECH
Price: $13,499
Engine type: a-c 50-deg. V-twin
Valve train: SOHC, 8v
Displacement: 1731cc
Bore x stroke: 101.0 x 108.0mm
Compression: 9.4:1
Fuel system: EFI
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 6-speed
Claimed horsepower: 97 bhp
Claimed torque: 113 lb.-ft.
Frame: Tubular-steel double cradle
Front suspension: 43mm fork
Rear suspension: Single shock
Front brake: Four-piston caliper, 300mm disc
Rear brake: Two-piston caliper, 300mm disc
Front tire: 130/90-16 Dunlop Cruisemax
Rear tire: 150/80-16 Dunlop Cruisemax
Rake/trail: 31.7º/6.7 in.
Seat height: 25.0 in.
Wheelbase: 64.8 in.
Fuel capacity: 4.5 gal.
Claimed curb weight: 686 lbs.
Colors: Black/white
Available: Now
Warranty: 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact: www.victorymotorcycles.com

VERDICT 4 out of 5 stars
Everything you want, if you want to ride dirty.

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High_Ball_Ken
I own this bike.
What a rush to ride.
Pulls like a freaking freight train.
Winter will bring time to mod. Right now I'm piling the miles on it.
Go test ride a Vic, you'll own one!
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