Victory Motorcycles At Daytona Bike Week With New Display, Demo Rides, Appearances by Gunny, the Nesses & More…

victorymotorcycles1Victory Motorcycles has advice for riders heading to Daytona Bike Week: Get some sleep in advance and keep your fuel tank full. Victory has a busy week of activities planned for all motorcyclists who plan to kick off the new riding season at Daytona Beach from March 7-15. And if you’re a Victory rider, you’ll be kept even busier with special events exclusively for Victory owners.

victorymotorcycles2“Victory is going to keep riders busier than ever throughout Daytona Bike Week with the new Victory Display, Victory Bike Nights, and special events exclusively for Victory riders,” said Steve Menneto, Polaris VP Motorcycles. “You can get a free breakfast, meet ‘Gunny’ and the Ness family, and see and ride the new Victory Gunner cruiser. We plan on making this the best Bike Week ever.”

The new Victory Display will be in the vendor midway at Daytona Int’l. Speedway, right where Victory Demo Rides have traditionally been based, just off Midway Avenue. Due to Speedway construction, Victory Demo Rides will be based behind the Speedway.

Below are highlights of the Daytona Bike Week action Victory has planned. Updates and news will be announced at www.VictoryMotorcycles.com and on the Victory Motorcycles Facebook page.

victorymotorcycles3Victory Display. It will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, March 8-15. It is located at Daytona Int’l. Speedway, outside turn four, where Richard Petty Boulevard intersects Midway Avenue. The 2014 Victory models will be on display – along with the new 2015. Victory Gunner. Plus, riders can check out the Fit Shop to learn about Victory accessories, purchase Victory apparel and accessories, register to win a new Gunner, and purchase merchandise from several Victory vendors. The new Victory Display will host meet & greets featuring either the Ness family or “Gunny” (details below), and Victory riders will have exclusive access to the Victory Owners Booth, where they can pick up their Victory Daytona Bike Week pin, take a break, and enjoy a cold drink.

Victory Demo Rides. Ride a 2014 Victory or the new 2015 Gunner from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, March 8-15. The free Victory Demo Rides are outside the backstretch of Daytona Int’l. Speedway. Enter at Gate 70 off Midway Avenue, or take a free tram from the vendor midway. Ride, compare, and be ready to visit your Victory dealer because it’s like they say: Ride one and you’ll own one!

Victory Police Motorcycle Demonstrations. Every half hour near the Victory Demo Rides, from March 8-15, you’ll see law enforcement professionals demonstrate the incredible handling, balance, power, and braking of Victory motorcycles that are equipped for patrol duty. The team from Victory Police Motorcycles will ride on a tight cone course and show how you, too, can confidently execute precise, tight turns and U-turns on your Victory.

victorymotorcycles4Fuel Your Day With Victory. Start your day on Tuesday, March 11, with a free breakfast provided by Victory from 9-11 a.m. Simply register for a Victory Demo Ride and enjoy a free breakfast that includes coffee, juice and doughnuts to fuel your busy day in Daytona Beach.

5th Annual Victory Custom Bike Show. You’ll see custom paint and endless bling at the annual Victory Custom Bike Show at Volusia Motorsports, the Victory dealer at 1701 State Road 44, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. The show will be held Wednesday, March 12. Register from 1:30-3 p.m. Judging runs from 3-4 p.m., followed by the awards presented to the top three finishers in the Victory Best Cruiser, Best Bagger, and Best Touring Bike classes, and the Best Other Brand class. There will be food truck and live music all afternoon.

Gunny and Ness Family Meet & Greets. Get an autograph from Victory rider, actor, and retired U.S. Marine Drill Instructor R. Lee Ermey – The Gunny! He’ll be at the new Victory Display: Wednesday, March 12, 11 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m.; and Thursday, March 13, 11 a.m.-noon, and 2-3 p.m. The Ness family of legendary custom builders – Arlen, Cory and Zach Ness – will also conduct meet & greets at the Victory Display. Check their schedule at the display or at Victory Motorcycles.

victorymotorcycles5Victory Bike Night at HT’s Pub 44. Victory riders will enjoy VIP treatment on Tuesday, March 11, 7-10 p.m., at HT’s Pub 44 at 1889 State Road 44, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. Victory owners receive VIP parking and food specials, and there will be Victory merchandise give-aways.

Victory Bike Night at BJ’s Brewhouse. Victory riders park right up front at BJ’s on Thursday, March 13, starting at 5 p.m. It’s Victory Bike Night at the most Victory-friendly restaurant in town. Victory riders will enjoy VIP parking, food specials and give-aways. BJ’s is near the Speedway at 2514 W. Int’l. Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114.

Exclusive Events for Victory Riders. There are two special events on Friday, March 14, exclusively for Victory riders: The Victory Owners Ride followed by the Victory Owners Lunch. This year’s Victory Owners Ride is a self-guided run from Volusia Motorsports in New Smyrna Beach to the Blue Grotto in Daytona Beach, where the Victory Owners Lunch will be held from 1-3 p.m. Victory riders should start at the dealership any time between 10 a.m. and noon. Pick up a ride map and free poker chip for the prize drawings at the lunch. Both events are exclusively for Victory riders only. Victory riders can pre-register for the ride and/or the lunch at Victory Ride And Lunch

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13 Responses to “Victory Motorcycles At Daytona Bike Week With New Display, Demo Rides, Appearances by Gunny, the Nesses & More…”


  1. 1 Rodent Mar 5th, 2014 at 10:00 am

    Gee, between Victory and Indian events one will hardly have time for MoCo events!

  2. 2 cafesportytc Mar 5th, 2014 at 11:09 am

    the gunny is still doing appearences… funny since I havn’t seen him in any ads lately I thought they ditched him….

  3. 3 fuji Mar 5th, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    The Gunny. Semper fFi

  4. 4 Joshua Mar 5th, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Victory & Indian are doing a lot for their fans, much more than Harley. Daytona is going to be very busy.

  5. 5 X H-D Rider Mar 5th, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    Wounder where or what, There was no Ness vision this year.
    Is it going a way or are they redesigning it with bigger motor and more gadgetss.
    Guess time will tell, Sure hope it comes bigger and better in 2015

  6. 6 Blackmax Mar 5th, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    Luv it !!! Keep it going Victory!!
    My guess is that some kind of redesign of the bagger / touring groups is in the cards soon
    With the advent of the info systems on the Chieftain & Project Rushmore
    Victory once “state of the art ” info / entertainment system is now antiquated

  7. 7 HD Rider Mar 6th, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    I notice they don’t mention the name Polaris anywhere in the article. Guess they don’t want to put a damper on the “American” branding.

  8. 8 Joshua Mar 6th, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    HD Rider. Your comment is dumb. Polaris is not a motorcycle brand. Victory & Indian are. Are you saying that HD is more American? Ha, ha, ha.

  9. 9 BobS Mar 6th, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    Um HD rider…you are aware that Polaris is a Minnesota company and that Minnesota is in America right? Does the Chevy ad say they’re owned by GM? Does the KFC ad say they’re owned by Pepsi? Does the HD ad say they’re owned by hedge fund managers? How do they put a “damper” on the American branding when they are American?

  10. 10 Chingon Choppers Mar 6th, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    Get um BobS..

  11. 11 fuji Mar 6th, 2014 at 10:06 pm

    Did someone just get spanked. ?

  12. 12 BCinSoCal Mar 6th, 2014 at 11:11 pm

    Having been a Harley owner for many years, and having ridden both, objectively the Victory is actually a better motorcycle, it will never take the Harley audience though. Too cool to say “I own a Harley” in front of citizens.

  13. 13 baert43 Mar 7th, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    Actually I disagree with you…..I like many others woud be embarrassed to say “I own a Harley” because of all the cheezzy wanna be ‘tuff guy’ schtick assoiciated with the brand. It’s a shame cuz I like the bikes…just don’t want to be seen on one…..

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