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Sayonara Victory

January 9, 2017

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Sayonara Victory

Last night, at midnight, Polaris Industries Inc. issued a press release announcing that the company “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 […]

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Victory Leapfrogs Harley

May 13, 2015

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Victory Leapfrogs Harley

Victory Motorcycles, which is now, arguably, the premiere manufacturer of V-Twin motorcycles in the United States, will enter two prototype electric racing motorcycles in the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy next month. The course for the June 10 event covers 37.73 miles and the two Victory bikes will race against other electric motorcycles. The Victory […]

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Indian Indians

December 20, 2013

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On January 22 of the new year, Polaris Industries will begin selling its Indian brand motorcycles in India. Polaris began selling Victory motorcycles in India last month. India is the world’s second largest motorcycle market. Polaris will sell all three Indian models currently in production – the Chieftain, Chief Vintage and Chief Classic. Harley-Davidson and […]

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Harley and Victory Downsize

January 23, 2009

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Harley-Davidson Incorporated, the leading American motorcycle manufacturer, and Polaris Industries Incorporated, the company behind Victory Motorcycles and Harley’s best capitalized competitor in the heavyweight motorcycle market, both announced significant layoffs Friday. In a cautiously worded statement, Harley said it will eliminate 1,100 jobs. The motor company also announced it will close two engine plants near […]

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Million Dollar Bikes

January 22, 2009

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Choppers are turning to stone. Yeah, yeah. What a strange lead sentence. You could do better. But, wouldn’t you agree that already choppers are hardly supposed to roll. You have probably already been or are planning to go to one of the six bike shows Easyriders is running this month and next, or to the […]

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