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Old 08-17-2011, 10:29 AM   #11
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Well take my advice and ignore them. If you're going to let every dipsh*t with an opinion ruin your day you'll never get anywhere....
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Old 08-17-2011, 02:12 PM   #12
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Sorry if I seemed a little riled up in my comments. I had just spent the better part of that morning reading several reviews of the new CCT (and corresponding comments). After reading comments like "I don't think Victory ever sold a bike" or "they should fire Arlen Ness" or "Harley wannabe" ad nauseam, it starts to get on one's nerves.
Most people don't realize that Harley did not invent the cruiser look. Users did. Cruisering your bike would get the warranty (such that it was) cancelled. HD tries to pretend they invented the cruiser genre but that's crap. They did offer the first factory cruiser but that was after years of custom jobs by private parties and the movie "Easy Rider". The Japanese followed about a year later.

For that matter no manufacturer invented Baggers or Cafe Racers or Sportbikes or Adventure Tourers or any of the specialized models we see today. They just offered models that they saw people were already making for themselves.
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Old 08-18-2011, 07:49 AM   #13
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This is the bike I would buy if getting one in this segment, perhaps in about 10 years or so. Will revisit the issue then...
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:09 AM   #14
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I work for a major multiline dealership, and I've had the opportunity to ride just about every bike on the market with the exception of some BMWs and Ducs. What Victory has done for the cruiser market with the Cross Country was up the ante for anyone else in the market. They succesfully made a cruiser that is lightweight, has plenty of storage, handles like a sport tourer, is rediculously comfortable, makes more power than the competition, and I could keep going forever. Oh yeah, it's American made! And they are now reinvigorating the Indian name...an iconic American image...the original American motorcycle. Maybe you don't like the styling, but your'e just a closed minded fool if you don't like the bike.
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:19 AM   #15
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I work for a major multiline dealership, and I've had the opportunity to ride just about every bike on the market with the exception of some BMWs and Ducs. What Victory has done for the cruiser market with the Cross Country was up the ante for anyone else in the market. They succesfully made a cruiser that is lightweight, has plenty of storage, handles like a sport tourer, is rediculously comfortable, makes more power than the competition, and I could keep going forever. Oh yeah, it's American made! And they are now reinvigorating the Indian name...an iconic American image...the original American motorcycle. Maybe you don't like the styling, but your'e just a closed minded fool if you don't like the bike.

This advertisement brought to you by the folks at Victory.

I own a Vic (04 Kingpin) and love the bike but I would be hard pressed to trade my HD Roadglide for a Cross Country.
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Old 08-18-2011, 11:21 AM   #16
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I work for a major multiline dealership, and I've had the opportunity to ride just about every bike on the market with the exception of some BMWs and Ducs. What Victory has done for the cruiser market with the Cross Country was up the ante for anyone else in the market. They succesfully made a cruiser that is lightweight, has plenty of storage, handles like a sport tourer, is rediculously comfortable, makes more power than the competition, and I could keep going forever. Oh yeah, it's American made! And they are now reinvigorating the Indian name...an iconic American image...the original American motorcycle. Maybe you don't like the styling, but your'e just a closed minded fool if you don't like the bike.
Wow, you should change your name to TreyBall or something like that.

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Old 08-18-2011, 11:54 AM   #17
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They succesfully made a cruiser that is lightweight...
On the Moon maybe. This tank is 845 lbs...DRY!

Don't tell me...those extra pounds just melt away on the road.
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Old 08-18-2011, 12:16 PM   #18
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On the Moon maybe. This tank is 845 lbs...DRY!

Don't tell me...those extra pounds just melt away on the road.

" Your wife's light on her feet for such a large woman...."

Anyone bringing up the Indian name should be neutered to keep them from breeding, Anyone actually believing that Indian will ever be a viable corporation producing real world motorcycles should be lobotomized.

They folded in 1953, they're gone. dead. gestorban. en mortu est. c'est mort. muerto. inanimato....

How many more ways can you say it? They flippin' expired!
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As for the iPod only bumping through tracks, in my experience you simply hit the menu button and the display will bring up all the sections: artists, albums, songs, playlists. Just like the screen of your iPod.
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" Your wife's light on her feet for such a large woman...."

Anyone bringing up the Indian name should be neutered to keep them from breeding, Anyone actually believing that Indian will ever be a viable corporation producing real world motorcycles should be lobotomized.

They folded in 1953, they're gone. dead. gestorban. en mortu est. c'est mort. muerto. inanimato....

How many more ways can you say it? They flippin' expired!

And let's just forget that HD hasn't been bought and resold a handfull of times over the last century.
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