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2011 Victory Vision 8-Ball First Ride Photo Gallery

It's "Tales from the Darkside" as Victory Motorcycles Vision cruiser gets the blacked-out treatment to go along with its revamped six-speed transmission and Freedom 106 V-Twin in the form of the 2011 Vision 8-Ball. Find out more in our 2011 Victory Vision 8-Ball First Ride article.

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We got to sample what the Vision 8-Ball's got in top gear at mid- to high rpm across the wide open plains of Wyoming.
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The Victory Vision stands out in a crowd thanks to its distinctive bodywork.
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Though touted as a cruiser motorcycle, we found the Victory Vision 8-Ball to be a very capable touring mount as well.
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The Vision 8-Ball has comfy, all-day ergos and one of the best factory saddles around.
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Old meets new as the futuristic styling of the 2011 Vision 8-Ball contrasts with the aging brick building of this art deco theater.
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The 2011 Victory Vision 8-Ball banks easily into turns and handles with surprising agility.
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The '11 Vision 8-Ball has the Freedom Stage 1 106/6 V-Twin with 1731cc of power and a 101 X 108mm bore/stroke.
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We took the 2011 Victory Vision 8-Ball across three states, visiting small towns like Hawk Springs, Wyoming along our way.
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Cruising along aboard the 2011 Victory Vision 8-Ball.
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The more I ride the Victory Vision, the more its merits grow on me.
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The saddlebags on the Victory Vision are somewhat of an optical illusion because they don't have as much storage capacity as you'd think.
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2011 Victory Vision 8-Ball