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Friday, June 12, 2015

Victory Project 156

American motorcycle manufacturer, Victory Motorcycles is known for the production of cruiser-type motorcycle, bagger and the like.

But before the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb racing event which will begin on June 28, they have set up a special racing motorcycles since long time ago.
Victory Project 156. (Picture from: http://aol.it/1IrjCTl)
Called Project 156 (for the 156 corners on the hill-climb route), the racing bike is the result of a collaboration between Victory Motorcycles, Roland Sands Design and Cycle World magazine. This bike will be ridden by Don Canet, a motorcycle journalist from Cycle World magazine.
Right side view of Victory Project 156. (Picture from: http://aol.it/1IrjCTl)
"Project 156 is a handmade racing motorcycle, and motorcycle prototype was developed in the Victory R & D facility in Minnesota. The engine uses liquid cooling that highlight the future performance of the Victory brand," said Rok Krois, General Manager of Victory.

Victory alongside Indians belonging to the Polaris Company began developing Project 156 since 4 months ago. The racing motorcycle uses a V-configuration liquid-cooled prototype engine.
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb itself is the second oldest racing event in America after the Indianapolis 500. The event held in Pikes Peak, Colorado, and this race had a mileage of 20 kilometers, with 156 turns, which starts from an altitude of 1,440 meters and finished at an altitude of 4,300 meters. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOBLOG]
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