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2015 Victory Gunner Unveiled in Chicago

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Re-launching Indian Motorcycle was a herculean, 27-month effort that cost Polaris Industries millions of dollars and thousands of man-hours. Bringing three clean-sheet models to market on a compressed time scale necessitated the diversion of resources away from Victory, Polaris’ other motorcycle brand. Victory’s stated goal of releasing a new model every six months was quietly put on hold, and it ...

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2014 Victory Cross Country Review

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Now in its 15th year, this Medina, Minnesota, based company is (like the newly reborn Indian) a division of Polaris Industries, and the bikes are assembled in Spirit Lake, Iowa. The Cross Country’s air/oil-cooled, 50-degree V-twin engine displaces 106 cubic inches (1,731cc) and is a staple across the Victory line. Unlike the other two bikes in our test, its V-twin ...

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Victory Offers First-Ever Guarantee

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Victory is now standing behind is motorcycles with the industry’s only guarantee that gives riders a chance to buy it, ride it, get the full ownership experience, and if you’re not satisfied, get your money back. “The Victory Guarantee” applies to new 2013 Victory models purchased in the United States or Canada from March 1, 2013, to April 30, 2013. ...

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Victory Unveils 15th Anniversary Cross Country Tour Limited Edition

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During the International Motorcycle Show in New York City on Friday, Victory Motorcycles kicked off its 15th Anniversary celebration with the introduction of a 15th Anniversary Cross Country Tour Limited Edition. The bike combines industry-leading touring performance, style and comfort with a salute to the first Victory motorcycle ever built. Only 150 of these specially equipped versions will be built. ...

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2013 Victory Cross Country Offered With New Factory Custom Paint Option

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The Victory Cross Country will be offered in Midnight Metallic Flame with Factory Custom Paint beginning in the first quarter of 2013, and will only be offered for a limited time. Every Victory Bagger features ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System), cruise control, an air-adjustable preload rear suspension, and is powered by the Freedom 106/6 V-Twin—a V-Twin engine that produces 106 ft-lb. ...

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Southwest Touring Ride on a 2013 Victory Vision Tour

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“Last minute…but epic!” The attention-getting email was from Manny Pandya, the younger of the Amazing Pandya Brothers, two quick-witted gearheads who handle press relations for Victory Motorcycles. Manny was recruiting a small band of misfits for the Strip to Chip Tour, a floorboard-scraping, back-roads ride from the Polaris dealer meeting on the Las Vegas Strip to the Buffalo Chip Resort ...

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Six Degrees of Temptation: Ridden and Rated Special

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When Victory fired off the invite for its 2013 Boardwalk model launch, we looked up from our meatball subs, wiped the marinara sauce from our chins and simultaneously exclaimed, “What!? It’s time for the 2013s already?” Heck, there’s still some Boone’s Farm Strawberry Hill and cheese weenies leftover from our Y2K party in the office fridge. About then we also ...

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Ridden & Rated: 2013 Victory Boardwalk

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Victory has done an impressive job competing with Harley-Davidson in terms of engineering and styling, but the young brand, launched by Polaris in 1998, has stood in the long shadow of Harley’s 110 years of heritage. Polaris’ recent acquisition of Indian Motorcycle, the only American marque whose history and brand recognition can stand toe-to-toe with Harley, has lifted a burden ...

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