2013 Victory Hard-Ball

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The Victory Hard Ball is equipped with a 106 cubic-inch Freedom V-twin engine which delivers enough power to reward you with a rush of adrenaline every time you jump on the saddle. The counter-balanced, fuel-injected, air- and oil-cooled engine delivers a maximum torque of 106 ft-lb and is mated on a 6-speed overdrive transmission. The transmission comes with helical-cut gears, which means that every shift is smooth and precise.

As far as styling goes, the Victory Hard Balll comes with a set of adjustable, blacked-out ape hanger handlebars which enhance its outlaw look. The custom look of the motorcycle is completed by the black 40-spoke laced wheels housed in the imposing sharp-cut fenders. The motorcycle received a black paint scheme which is complemented with red accents.

On the safety side of things the Victory Hard-Ball comes with ABS brakes which provide precise and reliable stopping power.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Victory Hard-Ball.

FEATURES

Victory Hard-Ball

106 CUBIC-INCH FREEDOM® V-TWIN

The Victory® Freedom® 106/6 V-Twin delivers incredible power to ensure the Hard-Ball remains the leader of the pack. This counter-balanced, fuel-injected, air- and oil-cooled engine serves up 106 ft-lb of torque.

6-SPEED OVERDRIVE TRANSMISSION

With its helical-cut gears, every shift of the Victory 6-speed transmission is smooth and easy. On the open road, overdrive makes every ride a smooth cruise.

APE-HANGER HANDLEBARS

Reach out for the blacked-out ape hanger handlebars and release your inner outlaw. Defiant, proud, edgy. Who wants conventional when fists-up riding on a Hard-Ball feels so good? These bars can also be set back in a lower, relaxed, pulled-back position if the mood suits you.

BLACK 40-SPOKE LACED WHEELS

This is the perfect wheel for the Hard-Ball: Black to match the bike’s stealthy style and laced with 40 spokes for a bold look. These wheels provide a smooth ride and deliver a bold look that will never be out of style.

RED PINSTRIPING

Perfectly complementing the black-on-black style of the Hard-Ball is understated red pinstriping on bodywork such as the fuel tank and saddlebag lids. The red accents deliver the ideal contrast on the bike’s powerful black sheet metal.

HARD BAGGER STORAGE

A Hard-Ball rider needs a place to carry road trip mementos. The hard saddlebags with their 21-gallon capacity are the perfect place for riding essentials. The lids have weatherproof seals to protect cargo and they’re lockable.

ABS BRAKES

In all conditions, the Victory Anti-Lock Brake System on the Hard-Ball provides riders with peace of mind. When traction is compromised, it immediately and automatically provides reliable braking to help a rider stop quickly and under control.

SPECIFIATIONS

Victory Hard-Ball
Battery12 Volts / 18 Amp Hours
Bore X Stroke101 X 108 Mm
Charging System48 Amps Max Output
ClutchWet, Multi-Plate
Compression Ratio9.4 : 1
Cooling SystemAir / Oil
Displacement106 Ci / 1731 Cc
Engine Type4-Stroke 50° V-Twin
ExhaustSplit Dual Exhaust With Crossover
Final DriveCarbon Fiber Reinforced Belt
Fuel Capacity5.8 Gal / 22 Ltr
Fuel SystemElectronic Fuel Injection With Dual 45mm Throttle Body
Oil Capacity5.0 Qts / 4.75 Ltr
Primary DriveGear Drive With Torque Compensator
Transmission6-Speed Overdrive Constant Mesh
Valve TrainSingle Overhead Camshafts With 4 Valves Per Cylinder, Self-Adjusting Cam Chains, Hydraulic Lifters
Front SuspensionInverted Cartridge Telescopic Fork, 5.1 In/ 130 Mm Travel
Rear SuspensionSingle, Mono-Tube Gas, Cast Aluminum With Constant Rate Linkage, 4.7 In/ 120mm Travel, Air Adjustable
Dry Weight758 Lbs / 345 Kg
Ground Clearance5.8 In / 148 Mm
GVWR1360 Lbs / 618 Kg
Length104.4 In/ 2652mm
Rake/Trail29.0° / 5.6 In / 142 Mm
Seat Height26.25 In / 667 Mm
Wheelbase65.7 In/ 1670mm
Storage21.3 Gallons
HandlebarsApe Style Bars
Brake SystemType Conventional W/ ABS
Front Braking SystemDual 300mm Floating Rotor With 4-Piston Calipers
Rear Braking System300mm Floating Rotor With 2-Piston Caliper
Front Tire130/70 B18 Dunlop 491 Elite II With Red Tire Strip
Front Wheel18 X 3.5 In Black Spoked
Rear Tire180/60 R16 Dunlop Elite 3 With Red Tire Strip
Rear Wheel16 X 5.0 In Black Spoked
ColorsMatte Black With Red Pinstriping

QUOTES

Victory Hard-Ball

Totalmotorcycle ---- "Cloaked in darkness, the new blacked-out bagger takes over the road in style. No chrome. All attitude. And enough storage to keep heads turning all day and night."

Autoevolution ---- "There’s more than the 6-speed overdrive gearbox carrying the awesome 106 ft-lbs (143.7 Nm) torque to the rear wheels to keep heads turning. First it’s the mean look of this bike all cloaked in smooth darkness, with red accent pinstripes running across it, bags, tanks and rims, beautifully contrasting with the rest of the machine."

Cycleworld ---- "So, back to that handlebar: Victory set the angle on our testbike in its forward, high position, which makes it tough for most riders to reach the outside grip at full steering lock. U-turns are not this bike’s forte. Given time to make the adjustment, we’d like to try the bar in its less-extreme position. Beyond that slow-speed wonkiness, the apes don’t negatively alter the Hard-Ball’s light and responsive steering. Ride quality from the air-adjustable shock and inverted cartridge fork was very good. The plush seat sweetened the deal."


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