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What Did You Do With Your Victory Today?

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  1. foambuilder

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    Hey folks, I have been reading about this is wrong, or that doesn't work right, whatever. However, I have very little to complain about, if anything, on my Victory Crossw Country. So, why not just say some "good stuff" about your ride? Chime in and let others know what you like, or dislike, or what works, what broke, whatever.

    What Did You Do With Your Victory Today?

    I rode it in some nice 67F weather, and had my Mozart tunes going pretty good. I got some thumbs up, maybe for the bike, maybe for the music, probably not me. Anyway, I really like my XC. I am considering getting something more of a Dual-Sport, and even considered selling the XC. Nah, it is paid for, always was paid for, and is pleasant to ride. Thanks Victory.

    YMMV
     
  2. Bigfoot

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    67 degrees and I had a nice combination of short rides totalling about 100 miles.

    I've got a thousand mile short trip planned as a shake-out for my big trip.
    Spent today "listening" for squeaks and groans so I know what needs attended to before these trips.

    As an old man, I like having my "prosthetic" motorcycle between my legs running, dancing and weaving like my old back and knees could 20 years ago.
    It keeps me feeling young.

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  3. 40caliber

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    Rode my XCT yesterday and had a great time cranking the tunes. Totay the 26 degree temps kept me off the bike to work...
    I can't wait for the next day to ride my Vic
     
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    Wife sent a text saying hurry home let's go for a ride! So I did and we did. Left about 4:30 and just got back, 150 miles on the best vehicle I've ever owned. Pretty happy about the passenger as well.
     
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    About 60 degrees on my ride to work. No tunes because my iphone decided it didn't want to work any more and I live in a radio dead zone. As I was paying for fuel, a woman approached me and asked "How do you like your bike?" "I love it." Was my answer. Turns out she works on the Victory line in Spirit Lake and is always glad to see them on the road. Job security and such lol.
     
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    Well done DarksideX. Now we know that at least one person who builds these things wants confirmation that their work is worthwhile. I think that experience is great forboth the bike builder and you.
     
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    Today was my first ride of the year Not more than 30 miles at about 60* Fahrenheit , really rough roads and water everywhere Got to get used to this riding thing physically
     
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    I took my bike out for a test ride after adjusting my Lloyds timing wheel. I love my 2013 hammer and I have a road trip lined up this weekend as it will be 80 degrees on Saturday!! I'm also riding into work tomorrow since it will be 78! Like said I love the upgrades to my hammer and if I had to change one thing it maybe the foot peg location. Other than that no complaints from me so far.
     
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    Marty, in my opinion you have the best local riding roads that any of us have. You are riding in La Belle Province after all. Get out there and enjoy your local scenery. I wish I were there for that, but I do not envy your local political situation. As long as we stick to riding you are in an almost ideal spot. I have spent many nice hours on Brome Lake with a rental boat from Valois' boat rental place before the language police spoiled everything. Monsieur Valois was nice to deal with back then.
     
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    I installed my Signal Dynamics headlight module then just had to go for a 60 mile test ride. Nothing but 73degrees, blue sky, and some amazing roadshere in N.Georgia.
     
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    Swapped out a set of kury tour tech mounts with kury offsets to get my mini boards out a few more inches... Ahh...... Rode to work and back, the long way.... 160 miles... Adjusted the mini boards a bit then grilled some Nathan's franks for dinner. Quite a nice day dispute the "work" interruption...
     
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    Unfortuntely, mine is still packed away...but she's getting restless. Still LOTS of sand and crap on the roads, and dodgy temps. One day it's 70, the next is 45.

    I didn't anything on my Vic today...but I thought about it a lot. Looking forward to getting her out of the storage locker.

    Jealous of all of you who have been riding.
     
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    I beat the piss out of mine today
     
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    Used mine to commute to the job. Nice weather in the 70's and expecting 80 by Saturday, should get some weekend pleasure miles under my belt. Thinking about crashing the HOG rally.
     
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    Today she rested but we rode yesterday. We were part of an escort for the Medal Of Honor recipients going from Dallas to Gainesville, TX. About 70 miles of travel for the motorcade with the entire interstate shut down. 32 Police Agencies and 16 Fire Departments assisted to make this a successful event that honored 22 of the living MOH recipients. There were over 700 others bikes with me as we led the Motorcade with people lined up on overpasses and on the side of the road saluting as we passed and flags draped over nearly every intersection. Truly an awesome experience and an honor to be a part of. Saturday we head back up there where my club will be participating in a parade to honor of these men. They do this every year and I don't plan to miss another one.
    Saw several other XC bikes out there as well. Don't know the other vic models as well but it's always good to see someone riding a vic. On a side note there were only two bikes that broke down during the ride, I'll let you guess what kind they were! I made sure and pointed that out to my HD loving Brothers at the end of the ride. lol
     

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