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2016 Victory Octane Unveiling

Muscle bikes are as American as, well, the V-Twin engine. Both are elemental designs stripped down to their bare essentials. Victory Motorcycles has chosen to combine the two in the new Octane to create its vision of the future of American Muscle. Going against the image that muscle bikes needRead More

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 byRead More

James Hunt photo exhibition: ‘Girls, Beer & Victory’

News 8 Feb, 2016 Colourful British world champion's career celebrated in new London photo exhibition Latest

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 bitRead More

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 ZachRead More

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.Read More

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 ofRead More

Victory For Shade-Tree Mechanics & Coders! Feds Say Automotive Software Isn’t Covered By Copyright

Last spring, we asked an important question: “Do You Really Own Your Car?” According to Auto News, one federal agency has now provided a definitive answer, which will make tinkerers and tuners happy — if the decision doesn’t get upended by federal law, that is. HOW WE GOT HERE ForRead More

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 theRead More

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 methodRead More

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 PrixRead More

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 ofRead More