Buy Your Next Victory Motorcycle… At Costco?

Sep 13, 2015 View Comments by

Polaris and Costco Announce Partnership – The next time you pop down to Costco for a pallet of cereal, a 72-pack of beer, or 34 pounds of chicken you’ll also be able to purchase a Victory Motorcycle, Polaris side-by-side, snowmobile, or any of several other Polaris vehicles. The Costco Auto Program and Polaris are offering […]

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Victory Going Electric with the Empulse TT

Aug 02, 2015 View Comments by

Victory Motorcycles Reveals its First All-Electric Motorcycle: The Empulse TT – When Polaris acquired Brammo, maker of battery powered motorcycles, we wondered how and when we’d see batteries in Polaris vehicles. Well, it didn’t take long. Victory has always been their brand that pushes boundaries, so it’s not a huge surprise to see an electric […]

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Ice Bike Comes Back to Life

May 25, 2015 View Comments by

Victory V92 TC Gets Thawed Out – You’ve probably heard of the Swedish propensity to build hotels out of ice. As if that weren’t odd enough, it seems they also enjoy encasing perfectly good motorcycles in the cold stuff. Back in 2011, a rather unfortunate model year 2002 Victory V92 TC suffered a fate similar […]

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Victory Electric Prototype Race Motorcycle

May 18, 2015 View Comments by

Polaris Goes Electric at the Isle of Man – Remember when Harley-Davidson’s Project LiveWire made waves last year as the Motor Company’s first foray into battery powered motorcycles? Well, not to be out done, Polaris bought out Brammo, a company already established in the EV market. Now we have the first fruit of the union […]

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2015 American Victory Motorcycles Rally

May 04, 2015 View Comments by

The AVR Comes to Colorado – Victory owners from across the country are invited to gather in Colorado Springs, CO, June 25–28 for the American Victory Rally. The dates of the rally nicely coincide with the nearby Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event (June 22–28). Pikes Peak won’t be the only high-speed entertainment for riders […]

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2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse

Feb 21, 2015 View Comments by

The first 2016 model Indian is a stripped down, blacked out version of the highly successful Chief. Called the Dark Horse, the new bike ditches the bright paint and shiny chrome of the Chief Classic for a blacked out engine, pipes, bars, and pretty much everything else, to go with a matte black paint scheme. […]

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Polaris Acquires Brammo Electric Motorcycle Company

Jan 25, 2015 View Comments by

The newest addition to Polaris’ ever-expanding collection of brands is the electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo. Polaris has been invested in Brammo since 2011, but this new deal seems to fully integrate Brammo into Polaris. This will include the design and production of electric motorcycles at Polaris’ Spirit Lake facility in Iowa, which is home to […]

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World’s Fastest (Modern) Indian

Nov 23, 2014 View Comments by

Indians of old were known as some of the best performing machines of their day. So how do their Polaris-built progeny stand up to the rigors of high speed riding? Gary Gray, Polaris’ Director of Indian Motorcycle Products, and Robert Pandya, the company’s PR Manager, decided to find out. They took a lightly modified Indian […]

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Review: Stage One Slip-On Exhaust for Indian Chieftain

Sep 29, 2014 View Comments by

For many riders, the first thing they do when the buy a new bike is to swap out the overly restrictive OEM exhaust from something a little more soul stirring. Though we here at RoadRUNNER do not advocate for loud pipes, we certainly appreciate a healthy exhaust note as much as everyone else. So when […]

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It’s Finally Here! The 2015 Indian Scout

Aug 05, 2014 View Comments by

Talk of the new Indian Scout started almost before the trash was cleaned up at the unveiling of the Indian Chief lineup at Sturgis last year. After the nearly universal applause that greeted Polaris’ first batch of Indians, anticipation for a potential Scout model grew even more. Well, the wait is over. Just like the […]

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2015 Victory Magnum: Chopper Style on a Factory Bike

Aug 03, 2014 View Comments by

The latest in a long line of new Victorys aims to recreate chopper style in a factory bike without losing rideablilty or too much practicality. It’s called the Magnum, and it features a 21-inch front wheel—a size normally found only on dual sport and adventure bikes—which Victory claims is the largest production bagger wheel available. […]

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2015 Indian Roadmaster: The Chieftain Gets an Upgrade

Jul 30, 2014 View Comments by

The Roadmaster name comes straight from an Indian model produced between 1947 and 1953. That bike had a reputation as a great touring machine. In that same vein, the 2015 Roadmaster builds on the Indian Chieftain, which is already a first-class touring motorcycle. The most noticeable addition to the Chieftain is a large, built-in trunk, […]

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Polaris Slingshot: Business in the Front, Party in the Back…

Jul 29, 2014 View Comments by

It’s a car, it’s a bike, no—it’s the Slingshot! The Slingshot from Polaris is the answer to a question no one was asking—what happens when you cross a Can Am Spyder with a GM sedan? The Slingshot takes the two wheels in front, one in the back formula of the CanAm and a 2.4 liter […]

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Indian Chieftain: RoadRUNNER’s Motorcycle of the Year 2013

Mar 25, 2014 View Comments by

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Interview with Gary Gray: Spirit Lake Revolution

Feb 28, 2014 View Comments by

Gary Gray is the product director of motorcycles for Polaris, the company that founded Victory Motorcycles and now owns Indian as well. With the rollout of the 2014 Indian Chief lineup at Sturgis last August, Polaris has put Indian back on the motorcycle map and continues to whittle away at Harley-Davidson’s domination of the domestic […]

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