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Old 02-01-2012, 12:49 PM   #481
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hell, some may even think they'll get laid cause they're riding a dynaglide (good luck with that)
Finally, we have the tie breaker of this argument, I'm all in.

woodnbow, the whole post was great btw and dakez's follow up was one of his best too.

I am a total bike whore, slut, addict, etc., etc., etc. I love all motorcycles and have never had a bad one, but that doesn't mean they didn't require work and repairs along the way. First bike I was on the back of was me behind my Dad on a HD in 1962 and the first bike I rode myself was a step through Honda rental on Daytona Beach in appx 1965 and I have owned and ridden many American, British, German, Italian, Swedish, Spanish and Asian bikes since then. Different horses for different courses, etc., etc. Plenty of Kool Aid to go around, but even the ones that aren't for me are fun to talk about with it's rider. Life is too short, vote with your wallet and just go ride.
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:50 AM   #482
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......Speaking of Victory......

I saw this over at Motorcycle Daily.

Even though it's probably a one-off creation, I thought it was kind of interesting.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2012/...ing-a-message/


The styling is still too Victory/Ness-ish for my tastes...but it's something a little different.


Here is a pic from the article.

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Old 02-02-2012, 02:13 PM   #483
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......Speaking of Victory......

I saw this over at Motorcycle Daily.

Even though it's probably a one-off creation, I thought it was kind of interesting.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2012/...ing-a-message/


The styling is still too Victory/Ness-ish for my tastes...but it's something a little different.


Here is a pic from the article.

Revan.
Not bad... I've never cared for Ness anything but that's not bad.. Roland Sands knows how to do that bike, they ought to let him take a crack at it.
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Old 02-02-2012, 05:55 PM   #484
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......Speaking of Victory......

I saw this over at Motorcycle Daily.

Even though it's probably a one-off creation, I thought it was kind of interesting.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2012/...ing-a-message/


The styling is still too Victory/Ness-ish for my tastes...but it's something a little different.


Here is a pic from the article.

Revan.
I've never been a "Ness" fan but I'd take that bike for a ride......
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Old 02-03-2012, 08:47 AM   #485
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Pretty sharp.

Frame has a weird "squareness" under the front of the engine, though.
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Old 02-03-2012, 09:07 AM   #486
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Pretty sharp.

Frame has a weird "squareness" under the front of the engine, though.
both true.

Velocette had that same squareness.
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Old 02-04-2012, 12:54 PM   #487
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Pretty sharp.

Frame has a weird "squareness" under the front of the engine, though.
Looks like the stock down-tubes bolt to a fabricated rear frame. It would be nice to see the frame and see how well the chop was done and where.
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Old 02-11-2012, 07:38 AM   #488
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......Speaking of Victory......

I saw this over at Motorcycle Daily.

Even though it's probably a one-off creation, I thought it was kind of interesting.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2012/...ing-a-message/


The styling is still too Victory/Ness-ish for my tastes...but it's something a little different.


Here is a pic from the article.

Revan.
I like the victory engine and the wheels are neat. Hmmm....lots of attention to detail, not a big bling fan tho.
The fact that it is inside a cafe and basically looks like it has not been ridden is a strike against it for me. That engine sure is gorgeous to look at. But the paint on the rest of the bike is too much...

I would rather spend the 5k from the fancy paint on suspension and brake bling!
Thank goodness we can still choose our own bikes tho, and to each their own!

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Old 02-11-2012, 07:50 AM   #489
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Yeah, I agree about the paint, and I understand that a showbike has to be camera ready at all times.

I'd still like to see Ness III build something with more function in mind. Like a track bike with the Victory mill. A Victory MT-01, if you will. All bidness.
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:27 PM   #490
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Had one of these at my new local dealer. Damn comfy. Going to have to take a test ride once it warms up. I really liked the seat and ergos as I sat on it.


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Old 02-14-2012, 12:37 PM   #491
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Just what I'm going to be adding to the stable. What a bike!
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Old 02-14-2012, 04:04 PM   #492
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Old 02-14-2012, 04:26 PM   #493
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Victory High Ball - Any Feedback?

At the cycle show in Cleveland I sat on the Victory High Ball. Wow! The bike felt like it was built to fit me. At 6'1 and accustomed to riding high - I'm not the low slung, ape hanging type, but this bike may be a CHANGER!

Anybody have some miles on one of these machines? I'm particularly interested in comfort for the larger rider. Not expecting to, "Ride the World" on the it, but I gotta be good for a few hundred miles!
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:16 PM   #494
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Old 02-14-2012, 07:10 PM   #495
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At the cycle show in Cleveland I sat on the Victory High Ball. Wow! The bike felt like it was built to fit me. At 6'1 and accustomed to riding high - I'm not the low slung, ape hanging type, but this bike may be a CHANGER!

Anybody have some miles on one of these machines? I'm particularly interested in comfort for the larger rider. Not expecting to, "Ride the World" on the it, but I gotta be good for a few hundred miles!
A couple of Victory riders completed an Iron Butt on them:

http://www.polarisindustries.com/en-...00IBall1x.aspx
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