Motorcycle Maniac: 2012 Victory Cross Roads Classic LE
2012 Victory Cross Roads Classic LE: A Modern Classic That Can Stand The Test Of Time
unveiled its 2013 lineup, which got me feeling a little nostalgic
about the models from the manufacturer's past. While I certainly
can think back several years - and maybe even a decade - and
reflect on some of my personal favorites, there's one more recent
creation that sticks out in my mind and could still be a viable
option for many riders who may be shopping around for a top
The 2012 Victory Cross Roads Classic LE comes with a long, low style that lends itself well to many riders. You'll be able to spend hours on this classic touring bike, and with the array of features it comes equipped with, you probably won't ever want to get off.
Freedom 106 Engine
All of the machine's power comes from a four-stroke, V-Twin engine
that can provide up to 113 foot-pounds of torque and 97 horsepower.
With a displacement of about 1,731cc and a high-performance,
six-speed transmission, it's easy to muster the energy needed to
traverse the highway at top speeds or navigate long distances. You
won't have to put too much thought into changing gears, however, as
the Neutral Select Assist helps you quickly and easily shift into
neutral without disrupting the ride.
Comfort is the name of the game when it comes to the 2012 Victory
Cross Roads Classic LE. It's got a low seat height of just over 25
inches to go along with extra-long floorboards and a lowered rear
suspension, putting you closer to the ground and improving the
balance of the machine. There's also an anti-lock brake system that
monitors riding patterns and conditions to increase the safety and
dependability of the touring motorcycle.
Final Thoughts - Comfort and Style
The 2012 Victory Cross Roads Classic LE's style is one thing that
sets it apart from the crowd. It's truly a classic machine: red and
white graphics, classic white-stitched leather and chrome accents
are heavily featured on the bike. A limited edition featured a
unique color scheme, so you can also get the sport touring
motorcycle in black and khaki colors, which look great with the
With all of these elements of style and comfort, you'll want to set out on adventures that take you out on the roads for hours, and this is made easy with the multitude of storage options offered by the 2012 Victory Cross Roads Classic LE. You can take advantage of about 17.4 gallons of soft bag space - more than on any similar cruiser.
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