Baggers are still trending and almost all their owners spend a small fortune customizing them. So, Victory Motorcycles is launching the 2015 Magnum, a beautifully customized production Bagger. In doing so, Victory is the first manufacturer in this motorcycle segment meeting the needs with a ready to ride Bagger that consumers are trying to build up themselves for a much higher total cost and at the same time very often losing their factory warranty.
The Bagger rider profile is somewhat different from the Tourer’s one (a Tourer is equipped with a tour-pak for long distance/adventure riding) The Bagger type wants his Bagger with very high catching styling, a tall but reasonable size front wheel to not affect handling, a “loud” paint job, a top of the line big audio system for personal enjoyment and also to impress, superb performance on the road to always feel like the leader of the pack. A profile that Rod Krois, Victory Motorcycles General Manager, confirmed to me as the direct inspiration for the conception of this new Victory Magnum offering.
The bodywork lines, paint schemes, wheel design and accessories list offered as standard equipment out of the showroom is quite impressive for a price starting at only $21,999. For sure it will satisfy most custom bagger fans and may quickly become, like the Bobber styled 2015 Gunner in the cruiser category, the fastest selling Victory Bagger model. Continue reading ‘Victory Is Launching The Magnum. The Bagger That Bikers Are Trying To Build Themselves. My First Impressions Riding It.’