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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Tour of the Week: Rhinelander, Wisconsin Shamrock Tour

Jul 09, 2015 View Comments by

Dairyland Discovery – Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine is releasing a “Tour of the Week” from our extensive archives. The tour article, along with downloadable maps and GPS files, will be available for free, but only for a week! This week’s Rhinelander, WI Shamrock Tour comes from the Sept./Oct. 2012 issue.

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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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Victory Heads to the Strip

Jan 29, 2015 View Comments by

No, not the one in Vegas—Victory Motorcycles is heading to the drag strip. The company recently announced the creation of the Victory NHRA Pro Stock Factory Racing Team. Two-time world Champion Matt Smith (his latest championship coming in 2013) and his wife and co-rider Angie will lead the team, which will compete on matte gray […]

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Victory Motorcycles and Klock Werks Kustom Cycles Help At-Risk Youth

Jan 24, 2015 View Comments by

Helping with Horsepower (HWH), a non-profit organization founded by Klock Werks Kustom Cycles in South Dakota, works to promote motorcycle-related charity around the nation. HWH’s Bike Rebuild Program helps kids stay in school and find a new passion by giving them hands-on experience working on motorcycles. However, the Bike Rebuild Program at Pine Bush High […]

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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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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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2015 Victory Gunner: The Bobber is Back

Feb 08, 2014 View Comments by

Are you a serious rider with a soft spot for that classic bobber style? If so, you’re the target market for Victory’s newest model, the 2015 Gunner. Though it doesn’t take the shape of traditional bobbers in that it retains a front fender, albeit a small one, and the tail isn’t particularly “bobbed,” the Gunner […]

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Victory Cross Country Give Away to Benefit National Motorcycle Museum

Nov 26, 2013 View Comments by

The National Motorcycle Museum was founded in 1989 and is located in Anamosa, IA. It houses a unique collection of rare and vintage motorcycles as well as photographs, apparel, advertisements, and other memorabilia from motorcycling’s past. The museum is a non-profit, and therefore is largely supported by donations from motorcycle enthusiasts. To encourage generous giving, […]

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An Open Letter to Indian

Oct 18, 2013 View Comments by

Editor’s Note: Mel Cearly is a grizzled veteran of the road, and as such is entitled to his opinions. The following is his idea of the perfect Indian, and you better believe Polaris knows it. Attention riders! If this catches your fancy, pick up your pen or phone and respond. Polaris does listen. You are […]

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The 2014 Indian Chief

Aug 06, 2013 View Comments by

Well it’s finally here. And, if you’re lucky enough to be at Sturgis, you’ve probably already seen it (as has RoadRUNNER’s Florian Neuhauser). But for the rest of us the cover is now off the 2014 Indian Chiefs. Though there’s nothing terribly surprising about the final product, it is certainly one of the most beautiful […]

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2014 Victory Lineup

Jul 31, 2013 View Comments by

Things must be busy over at Polaris headquarters, at least in the motorcycle department. With the unveiling of the new Indian at Sturgis coming up very soon and the recent announcement of the updated 2014 Victory lineup, they certainly haven’t been slacking off up in Medina, MN. The new lineup, which also aims to celebrate […]

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