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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 09-05-2017, 04:06 PM Thread Starter
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@wspollack sent me a BWM1600B review to read while I'm stuck home nursing myself back to health.... I was looking around Rider after I read the BMW review and I found this that I think many of us would be interested in reading:

1998 Victory V92C - First Ride Review | Rider Magazine

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Man.. that makes me want to run out and find a great deal on Craigslist for one of the old girls... if only I had someone like Rylan nearby to work on it. The V92C bikes were/are iconic.
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Man.. that makes me want to run out and find a great deal on Craigslist for one of the old girls... if only I had someone like Rylan nearby to work on it. The V92C bikes were/are iconic.
With what's happened to Victory values, you should be able to scare one up for around $5 bucks....
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@wspollack sent me a BWM1600B review to read while I'm stuck home nursing myself back to health.... I was looking around Rider after I read the BMW review and I found this that I think many of us would be interested in reading:

1998 Victory V92C - First Ride Review | Rider Magazine

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Thanks for posting that article.
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I rode one of those for a couple of years before the Cross Country, loved that bike.

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One of the guys up here had #39. He road it all over the place and loved it. He started am guessing the first victory club. Its a free club and we ride a lot and eat a lot. He now ones his second vision and a slingshot. If your looking for a old model there not cheap.
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@wspollack sent me a BWM1600B review to read while I'm stuck home nursing myself back to health.... I was looking around Rider after I read the BMW review and I found this that I think many of us would be interested in reading:

1998 Victory V92C - First Ride Review | Rider Magazine

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Nice blast from the past. A friend bought one of those then not long after he found out about the transmission failures.

He was lucky; he was able to get rid of the bike quick and get something else; another HD if I remember right.

I had respect for him for trying something different but still American made.
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Those transmission problems were not universal.. or RoadKill wouldn't have gotten 200,000 miles on the one that is sitting in a museum right now. Still lots of them on the road too. It IS a crapshoot tho....
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@wspollack sent me a BWM1600B review to read while I'm stuck home nursing myself back to health.... I was looking around Rider after I read the BMW review and I found this that I think many of us would be interested in reading:

1998 Victory V92C - First Ride Review | Rider Magazine

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Great post, thank you for sharing this link. Yes sir, that was when Polaris was serious about their own brand, Victory Motorcycles. I remember reading everything I could get my hands on about Victory. Even before this article was first printed. I thought Victory was about the best motorcycle name anyone could come up with. I always wanted Victory to succeed and looked at every bike they released. One of my brothers bought a 1999 black V92C, his first motorcycle purchase ever. We both loved that bike. It was as reliable as an anvil except for burning out one regulator. I was on a 1999 black Moto Guzzi Bassa at that time. A bike I greatly enjoyed. Till I totaled it and replaced it with a 2000 Moto Guzzi Bassa in blue and silver. Now, that was my absolute favorite Moto Guzzi. I rode many of them for about 35 years but that blue/silver Bassa was my hands down favorite. It's one of two Moto Guzzis I wish I still had. A red 1960 125cc Stornello Sport being the other.

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