I may get a new XC today
Deciding to buy a new bike was a no brainer. I'm riding a 09 VSTAR 950 which is an incredible bike, but falls short cruising at speeds over 60 for a long period of time.
I want a cruiser with a faring so there are only 2 choices. Victory XC or HD Street Glide. I've done months of searching the internet, reading forums, watching YouTube videos, etc. Hands down, the Victory XC beats the HD..... on paper. More bike for less money.
Yesterday I went to the HD dealer to sit on the Street Glide and ask the sales person questions on the functions of the bike, maintenance, accessories etc. The entire time talking to the salesperson my eye could not stay off the $23459 price tag. The only difference between that bike and the XC is throttle by wire and ABS. I get the whole Harley image and lifestyle thing, but is it worth $5000? This about the difference between a comparable XC and the SG.
Today, the Victory demo truck is coming to the dealer in Boring, OR. I going to head down, ride a XC, and hopefully have a new toy in my garage.