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Old 01-21-2014, 03:55 PM   #1441
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I think the Judge is their 'sporty' model, or their HD Dyna competitor.
It has somewhat normal sized rear tire, while I'd say the Hammer and Jackpot are power cruisers
Any reviews?
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Old 01-21-2014, 07:52 PM   #1442
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I got in a ~30 mile test ride on an original version. Even at 6'7 I found the bars too far away, but otherwise surprisingly comfortable, even with the mid mount pegs. Handled, went, and stopped very well, but has a serious lack of cornering clearance with the short rear shock installed (1" longer is an option). I seriously considered buying one, but decided it's mission was too close to that of my Roadster which I'm still not ready to give up.
Apparently due to slow sales, the next gen lost the oval side covers, midmount pegs and low bars. A dirty shame IMO.

The Cross bikes are aluminum frame, the Judge, Vegas, etc. are tube frame. In general terms - aluminum frame = baggers, tube frame = cruiser.

Victorys are worth a test ride. I'm on my 3rd. (XCT).
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:13 PM   #1443
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Such a shame that Victory doesn't let you choose between mid and forward controls the way Harley does on some Dynas
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Old 01-22-2014, 06:39 AM   #1444
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Such a shame that Victory doesn't let you choose between mid and forward controls the way Harley does on some Dynas
You can put the '13 Judge mids on any of the tube frame bikes.

European Hammer S LE with OEM Judge mids:

http://www.justauto.com.au/justbikes...?photonumber=1

+1 on what Vicster said regarding riding the Judge. I rode one as well, maybe 50 miles. Seating position was fine to me....everyone likes something different.
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Old 01-23-2014, 06:36 PM   #1445
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"Such a shame that Victory doesn't let you choose between mid and forward controls the way Harley does on some Dynas"

Not sure about other models, but my XCT has foot controls that can be moved fore and aft by about 3 inches. Even the dealer didn't know that and when I bought the bike, I mad the service manager lie down on the floor and look at the controls. Sure enough, adjustable!

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Old 01-26-2014, 04:18 PM   #1446
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The wind chill readings her are heading toward -50F over the next 48 hours. I went to the garage, checked the battery tender, and gave my Cross Country Tour a hug for being patient.

Two more months.
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Old 01-27-2014, 04:17 AM   #1447
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The wind chill readings her are heading toward -50F over the next 48 hours. I went to the garage, checked the battery tender, and gave my Cross Country Tour a hug for being patient.

Two more months.
Gonna be a long 2 months
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Old 01-27-2014, 04:38 AM   #1448
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The wind chill readings her are heading toward -50F over the next 48 hours. I went to the garage, checked the battery tender, and gave my Cross Country Tour a hug for being patient.

Two more months.
You and me both man. Every time i pull in my garage I see the signature "V" taillight of my '13 Vision tucked away in the corner and feel sorry for her.
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Old 01-27-2014, 05:17 AM   #1449
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My dealer has a black Vision I'm lusting after. Has anyone fitted a trailer hitch to one of these? The wife does not travel light.
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Old 01-27-2014, 06:19 AM   #1450
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The wind chill readings her are heading toward -50F over the next 48 hours. I went to the garage, checked the battery tender, and gave my Cross Country Tour a hug for being patient.

Two more months.
Just to make you feel all warm an fuzzy, this is from yesterday's ride.

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Old 01-27-2014, 04:31 PM   #1451
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My dealer has a black Vision I'm lusting after. Has anyone fitted a trailer hitch to one of these? The wife does not travel light.
Yup.

http://store.bushtec.com/Victory-Mot...shtec-s/25.htm
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Old 01-30-2014, 01:58 PM   #1452
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The gunner is coming

THE GUNNER IS COMING

http://www.victorymotorcycles.com/en...-preview.aspx?

VICTORY GUNNER
A 106ci full-size urban cruiser that outclasses the competition by handling itself as well on the highway
as it does downtown.

Bobber Style.

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Old 01-30-2014, 02:04 PM   #1453
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THE GUNNER IS COMING

http://www.victorymotorcycles.com/en...-preview.aspx?

VICTORY GUNNER
A 106ci full-size urban cruiser that outclasses the competition by handling itself as well on the highway
as it does downtown.

Bobber Style.

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Old 01-30-2014, 03:54 PM   #1454
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Old 01-30-2014, 04:49 PM   #1455
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Do we know anything else about it?
Feb. 8th we will....
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