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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-03-2010, 02:32 AM Thread Starter
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I just can't convince the wife that the Victory is the way to go. She won't have anything but a Harley but, I have had those and not sure I want another. Anyway, after being on V-Twin forums for about an hour tonight, it reminds me of why I started looking at Vics in the first place. Most of those guys are narrow minded and can't accept the idea of another bike besides HD. Kinda the same thing I feel when you walk into a Harley dealer and they act like they are doing you a favor by being open or something. There rant over, sorry.
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You will find the same thing about some Victory owners.
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What kind of bike are you looking for; bagger, cruiser, sport cruiser? What are you looking to do with it; cruise, tour, two up?

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You will find the same thing about some Victory owners.
Really.? Why would Victory owners be like "alot" of Harley owners? I like both but, I want something that requires less to maintain and loses the poser crowd.

Still looking somewhere in the Vegas line I think.
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Really.? Why would Victory owners be like "alot" of Harley owners? I like both but, I want something that requires less to maintain and loses the poser crowd.

Still looking somewhere in the Vegas line I think.
For a lot of people buying a bike is a passionate thing. They defend it right or wrong good or bad and slam other brands.

This isn't speculation it is fact based off of my experience with a lot Victory owners that act that way.
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I honestly, only know 1 person currently that rides a Vic. I am surprised to hear that actually. I assumed that most people went with Victory to get away from the stereotypical A-Bag Harley attitude.
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Unfortunately there are a lot of people that get on a cruiser and feel they need to be a billy bad ass. LOL
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I am sure I had a bit of a raw attitude when I rode. Mainly, towards the guys trying to run me over in their two ton office-on-wheels. Oh, and the people that complain about the smell or sound of your bike sitting on the curb warming up.
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I just can't convince the wife that the Victory is the way to go. She won't have anything but a Harley but, I have had those and not sure I want another. Anyway, after being on V-Twin forums for about an hour tonight, it reminds me of why I started looking at Vics in the first place. Most of those guys are narrow minded and can't accept the idea of another bike besides HD. Kinda the same thing I feel when you walk into a Harley dealer and they act like they are doing you a favor by being open or something. There rant over, sorry.
buy what you like. a motorcycle is a passionate buy. if you're wife wants a harley, teach her to ride and get her a harley. you want a vic, get vic. diamond's right, there are snobs on every type of bike.

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buy what you like. a motorcycle is a passionate buy. if you're wife wants a harley, teach her to ride and get her a harley. you want a vic, get vic. diamond's right, there are snobs on every type of bike.
I said we could do that exact same thing and she wasn't happy. She is one of those Harley snobs. No matter how many times I tell her all the advantages to riding a Vic she won't listen. But, you are right when it comes down to the purchase, it is what I want to ride that will make me happy not what someone else likes.
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