Harley-Davidson Seventy-Two | First Ride

Kustom Kulture Komeback

By Eric Putter, Photography by Evans Brasfield

Tech Spec

Evolution
Harley’s latest retro-themed throwback, artfully styled using the Sportster 1200 as a canvas.
Rivals
Honda Fury, Kawasaki Vulcan 900, Triumph Thunderbird, Victory High-Ball, Star Stryker.
Tech
Price $10,499-$11,199
Engine type a-c 45-deg. V-twin
Valve train OHV, 4v
Displacement 1200cc
Bore x Stroke 88.9 x 96.8mm
Compression 9.7:1
Fuel System EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed
Claimed horsepower na
Claimed torque 73 lb.-ft. @ 3500 rpm
Frame Steel double-cradle
Front suspension Showa 39mm fork
Rear suspension Twin Showa shocks with adjustable spring preload
Front brake Brembo two-piston caliper, 292mm disc
Rear brake Brembo single-piston caliper, 260mm disc
Front tire MH90-21 Dunlop D402F
Rear tire 150/80-16 Dunlop D401
Rake/Trail 30.1º/5.3 in.
Seat height 28.0 in.
Wheelbase 60.0 in.
Fuel capacity 2.1 gal.
Claimed curb weight 555 lbs.
Colors Blue, black, red
Available Now
Warranty 24 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact Harley-Davidson Motor Co.3700 W. Juneau Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53201 414.343.4056 www.harley-davidson.com
Verdict 3.5 out of 5 stars
Yet another rolling reminiscence of ’70s Harley history.

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