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View Poll Results: My background is predominantly
American 15 17.44%
American and some other stuff 20 23.26%
Asian 21 24.42%
Asian and some other stuff 14 16.28%
Euro 1 1.16%
Euro and some other stuff 0 0%
Whatever 10 11.63%
Vic only 0 0%
Weird stuff not mentioned 0 0%
No prior ownership 5 5.81%
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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 07-03-2013, 06:39 AM Thread Starter
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Looking for a baseline of the type of rider that buys Victory. I have made some ASSumptions about the demographics of Vic owners and am questioning my conclusions.

I will say that this brand is a melting pot which aligns with my... uhhh... evolved way of looking at things after having previously been a purist prick for so many years.

Pop reads posts that indicate others have a different perspective on "Who is a Vic owner?" so fess up .

Which lily pad in this pond did you come from?

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We just keep moving
It's been that way since long ago
Since the stone age chasing the great herds
We mostly go where we have to go

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Mostly HD with a couple mixes of Jap and Brit thrown in ... 18 previous bikes owned in 43 years .. All HD with the exception of 1 Yamaha, 1 Triumph and 1 Honda ...

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That was a tough one. I've owned Harleys made in every decade since the '50s, but I've also owned 4 Yamahas, 1 Triumph, 2Kawasakis, 1 Allstate, 3 Suzukis, 1 Buell and a Harley / Aermacchi that I swear I will get to any day now.

I think if the world was ending tomorrow and I had to grab a bike to get me to the safe zone that is in every world is ending tomorrow movie, it would be a Speed Triple. That bike has been my favorite do everything motorcycle.

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GatorJoe, I should have mentioned, I've owned 6 FXRs over the years, so I like where your head is.

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Looking for a baseline of the type of rider that buys Victory. I have made some ASSumptions about the demographics of Vic owners and am questioning my conclusions.

I will say that this brand is a melting pot which aligns with my... uhhh... evolved way of looking at things after having previously been a purist prick for so many years.

Pop reads posts that indicate others have a different perspective on "Who is a Vic owner?" so fess up .

Which lily pad in this pond did you come from?
Just a little overlap in your categories. Checked "whatever" since I've owned bikes from more than 2 continents.




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GatorJoe, I should have mentioned, I've owned 6 FXRs over the years, so I like where your head is.

FXR was a Great Frame .. Keeping mine, Last FXR Frame and Last EVO engine in a Big Twin HD ..

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3 Yamaha (all dirt), 2 Suzuki (1 dirt), 5 Honda (2 dirt), 1 Harley, 1 Big Dog, and now 1 Victory.

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3 Yamaha all dirt, 2 honda(1 dirt), 4 Suzuki (3 dirt), and the best for last 1 victory jackpot!


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My first bike was a Kaw, if it weren't for the Kingpin being the best cruiser ever made I'd own a Yamaha... but overall country of origin has only a little sway in my pocket book voting when we're talking about quality (pronounced "expensive") motorcycles. I'll buy the best bike that fits my needs and fits the budget.

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if it weren't for the Kingpin being the best cruiser ever made I'd own a...
Amen to that!

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