Road test and photographs by Adrian Percival, June 2004:
When the Harley-Davidson VRSCA V-Rod was first shown to the public a couple of years ago it shocked everyone, not just because of the totally different styling, but because at long last there was a completely new engine powering Harleys latest creation. Having seen and pondered over the bike then I wanted to get my hands on one and really see what all the fuss was about!
Harley-Davidson VRSCA V-Rod

No matter what you ride, or what you may think of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, you have to respect a manufacturer that can create such icons of biking history...

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