Polaris to Shutter Victory Motorcycles

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Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it will immediately begin winding down its Victory Motorcycles brand and related operations. Polaris will assist dealers in liquidating existing inventories while continuing to supply parts for a period of 10 years, along with providing service and warranty coverage to Victory dealers and owners. Today’s announcement does not […]

Michael Dunlop Sets New Lap Record At Isle of Man TT

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If you ever thought about going to the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy  (IOMTT) Races this year would have been the best year to do it, as you could have witnessed history as Michael Dunlop put down the fastest lap in course history with a time of 16:58.254 on the 37.73 mile course. There’s a […]

2017 Victory Octane Unveiled

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Victory Motorcycles has unveiled the 2017 Victory Octane, the first new bike from the company since 2015’s Project 156 Pikes Peak. Victory used the following term to perfectly describe the new bike: “Raw American muscle”. This bike represents the company’s first attempt at a sport power cruiser. To back up its American muscle phrase, Victory […]

Victory Announces Its First Ever Electric Motorcycle

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Victory recently unveiled its first-ever battery-powered motorcycle, the Empulse TT. For the most part, Victory Motorcycles has been a major manufacturer of cruiser-style motorcycles. However, their parent company recently bought the electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo, and has adapted their design of the Empulse TT for the Victory brand. With that in mind, it isn’t too […]

Polaris Q2 Sales Increase Among Paint Manufacturing Speculations

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Polaris Industries Inc., which is responsible for the manufacture and sales of the Victory Motorcycles and Indian Motorcycle brands, recently released its second quarter earnings for 2015. The major motorcycle manufacturer said sales across the board grew by 57 percent compared to the second quarter of 2014. Sales figures reached $162 million for the second […]

Victory Motorcycles Enters Two Electric Motorcycles In Isle Of Man TT Zero Race

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A lot of buzz has surrounded electric motorcycles and another manufacture to throw its hat in the race is the American company Victory Motorcycles. Victory recently ran two versions of electric motorcycles in a practice session just before the Isle of Man TT Zero race. In the practice round, six different electric motorcycles were tested, but […]

2016 Victory Magnum X-1: An Audio-Driven Ride

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Typically, people don’t think of motorcycles as the kind of ride that has decked-out audio systems that put ghetto-blasters to shame, but the Polaris-owned Victory did just that. The new 2016 Victory Magnum X-1 recently debuted at the Daytona Bike Week, and its immediate distinction was its absolutely monstrous sound system included on the bike. Essentially, the […]

Go Ape Crazy: South Dakota Governor Pulls Down Ape Hanger Law

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You can now fly your hands as high as you want while riding your motorcycle in South Dakota. State Governor, Dennis Daugaard, has signed off on Senate Bill 85 striking down SD codified law 32-20-3, which made it a petty offense to operate a motorcycle with handlebars that put the grips at or above shoulder […]

Is Victory Charging into the Electric Motorcycle Market?

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It was only a matter of time before there were rumblings of Polaris Industries targeting Harley-Davidson in the Electric Motorcycle (EM) segment—especially after the recent announcement that Polaris had just purchased EM manufacturer Brammo.  Well, the time has come—much quicker than some might have expected—with Polaris Industries filing a trademark on January 27th for: Victory […]

New Motorcycle Law Taking Hold in Texas Has Riders Furious

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A motorcycle law in Texas requiring passenger footrests and handholds went into effect at the start of the New Year and has many motorcycle enthusiasts pretty upset. House Bill 3838, also known as Malorie’s law (named after 19 year old college student Malorie Bullock when she was killed in a motorcycle accident back in 2010), […]