Victory Announces The Return Of The Magnum X-1 For 2016

Victory Announces The Return Of The Magnum X-1 For 2016

From a Victory press release: Victory Motorcycles announces the return of the Magnum X-1 – the loudest Victory Bagger ever built, designed for serious music and motorcycle fans. As the 2015 model quickly sold out upon its introduction last year, the new 2016 Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition hits the scene powered by a 200-watt 10-speaker surround sound audio system. Loaded with custom features such as billet wheels, a monochrome paint scheme featuring color-matched components and LED lighting,…

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Victory Motorcycles Releases Octane Teaser Video And Unveiling Date

Victory Motorcycles Releases Octane Teaser Video And Unveiling Date

Though the video is only eight seconds long, Victory Motorcycles expects it to raise our pulse rates. How could it not? We hear a potent 1200cc V-Twin and see black and white flashes of imagery of a bike that could only come from Victory. Beginning with a round headlight and a bit of a bikini fairing, we move to a tank badge and the familiar Victory tank shape. Following this, brief, out-of-focus details of items like a…

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Victory Combustion Concept Revealed

Victory revealed another concept model powered by its Project 156 engine at the New York International Motorcycle Show. The Combustion concept follows on the heels of the Ignition concept revealed last month at EICMA, using the same liquid-cooled 1200cc 60-degree V-Twin engine and chassis. The Combustion was constructed by Zach Ness of Victory’s long time collaborators, Arlen Ness Motorcycles, and apart from the MagnaFlow exhaust, looks close to being production-ready. Ness says the Combustion is…

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EICMA 2015: Victory Unveils Project 156-Based Production Engine In Concept Bike

EICMA 2015: Victory Unveils Project 156-Based Production Engine In Concept Bike

When Victory Motorcycles announced in mid-October that it would reveal a new motorcycle at EICMA 2015, riders who follow Victory and its parent company, Polaris, knew that the bike would most likely be the production result of the company’s Project 156 Pikes Peak racing effort from this past summer. Well, they/we were right – and wrong. While the new engine displayed by Victory today is the production version of the Project 156 effort that will power a future 1200cc class motorcycle…

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Victory Isle of Man TT Zero Racebike Test

Victory Isle of Man TT Zero Racebike Test

I’m tucked in behind the bubble of an authentic Isle of Man TT racer watching numbers roll past 140 mph on the speedometer, but there’s not even a whisper from the engine. That’s because this Victory doesn’t have an engine – it uses an electric motor. Victory/Brammo Race Isle of Man TT Zero Yep, this is the same bike TT ace Lee Johnston rode to a podium finish in the 2015 IoM TT Zero race,…

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Victory to Unveil New Model at EICMA

Victory to Unveil New Model at EICMA

Victory announced it will premiere a brand new motorcycle at EICMA on Nov. 16. A motorcycle manufacturer debuting a new model at the Milan show isn’t typically surprising, but we can’t remember the last time, if at all, that Victory revealed a new model in Europe first instead of the U.S. A “save the date” email sent out by Victory reads: “Victory Motorcycles has been showcasing American Muscle throughout its product line and in racing….

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Lewis Hamilton Storms To Victory In Action-Packed Russian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton Storms To Victory In Action-Packed Russian Grand Prix

It was another cruise to victory for Lewis Hamilton at yesterday’s 2015 Formula One Russian Grand Prix, with the win sealing the Constructors’ Championship for his Mercedes AMG team for the second time in a row. But it wasn’t all good news at the Mercedes camp because Nico Rosberg suffered another bout of bad luck, with throttle issues… High Gear Media Network Feed

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2016 Victory Empulse TT Second Ride Review + Video

2016 Victory Empulse TT Second Ride Review + Video

Here at MO, we like to shake things up every now and then with our motorcycle reviews. You know – think outside the box, not get complacent, keep things fresh, etc. It inspires our creative juices, plus it just makes for a fun motorcycle ride. On occasion, the usual method for a single-bike evaluation can be a bit predictable. Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy a nice romp in the hills on a fast…

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Honda Achieves 700th GP Road Racing Victory

Honda Achieves 700th GP Road Racing Victory

Coming into the Indianapolis MotoGP round this weekend, Honda was sitting on 698 grand prix wins across all classes. By the end of the weekend, however, Honda had reached the 700 mark, with victories by Livio Loi in Moto3 and, of course, Marc Marquez in MotoGP. Honda’s first Grand Prix win? That came in 1961, when Australian rider Tom Phillis rode his Honda RC143 to victory in the 125cc class of the season-opening Spanish Grand…

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Duke’s Den Victory Motorcycle’s New Performance Focus

Duke’s Den Victory Motorcycle’s New Performance Focus

Watching the motorcycle business of Polaris Industries evolve over the past few years has been compelling, and, as the corporation balances how Victory Motorcycles coexists with Indian Motorcycle, it’s now well on its way to becoming fascinating. Polaris’ re-launch of the Indian Motorcycle brand in 2013, with the debut of the all-new Chief lineup, rocked the cruiser world. It was a Herculean task to bring the legendary Indian brand from nothing to a lovely bespoke…

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