once was wesdalton now Larry Smith
I am so happy to be back on this forum. I could not re establish my old account name of wesdalton, But I am glad to be back just the same. Much has happened since I was here, dealing with the state of Utah and crashing, back surgery,and a new knee. I am back. For the last several years I have been not able to ride,but that didn't stop me from tweaking the XC. I am so sad that polaris quit on Victory. That being said, I have looked at the Indians, they don't deserve to build a copy cat with that name. I have had alot of time to consider my riding preferences in the future. I know I will not purchase anything from the give up company of Polaris. I have purchased what ever parts that I think I may need for the duration of my time to ride. I now have 30,000 miles on the Vic and have bought a total of parts including,"Oil, filters,
tires, two spark plugs and a whole lot of trouble free riding. I turned 70 last month, so I am sure the Vic will need much less that I will to survive. In the time that I could let Polaris what I think of them, I have purchased two atv's one side by side and two new snowmobiles. All from a company that treats their customers as a life time buyer of their products. Bombardier, the parent company of CAN-AM atv and utv.
Ski-Doo Snowmobiles and many large industrial equipment. My first purchase of a Bombardier product was a 1966 Ski Doo. They have never changed their loyalty to their customers. Polaris in my opinion may as well get out of the motorcycle business. All along they wanted to be completion to Harley. I can't believe they were so stupid to try and beat them at the game that Harley has owned for many years. If they would have stayed to building something better quality, performance and reliability, they would have succeeded. They wanted all Indian Dealers to be exclusive to Indian. Good luck with that. The first Indian dealer in my state was a very successful Harley dealer. They built a completely new and different building for Indian. Guess what shortly after that they were intelligent enough to dump POLARIS. Now the local Indian dealer sells several different brands of motorcycles. I guess that Polaris has ate a little crow not only in my area. They deserve what they get. If I am lucky enough to outlast my Vic, unless there is a new American Motorcycle, May be a Honda will be in my future.
Thanks for listing to my rambling. And in closing,"POLARIS SUCKS"