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Old 01-09-2017, 12:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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is this for real?

Polaris Industries Inc. - Polaris Industries to Wind Down Victory Motorcycles Operations Strengthening its Position in the Powersports Industry
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Old 01-09-2017, 12:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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looks official to me
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My buddy just called, on his way back to work after stopping by his Polaris dealer. It's legit.
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It is never good to see this happen, but it's a good / tough business move to take the necessary steps to keep the company strong....
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Too bad, they made some nice bikes.

Almost bought one myself ten years ago, and recommended one to a friend, who loves it and has put a ton of miles on it with no issues.
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Indian > Victory


Simple as that.
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Indian > Victory


Simple as that.
Yep, Indian is a far bigger cash cow.
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Wow... I know a few dealers that are going to be pissed. They were outselling their Kawsasaki and Yamaha models 3:1 on victory..

Understanding the market-share wasn't dominate enough to be profitable it makes a guy wonder how bad fiscally Polaris is right now with the amount of recalls done in the past year. One could say well that's only X and XX models but when you consider their market share in those respective markets that's some big numbers.
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