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2012 Victory Cross Country Tour First Ride Photo Gallery

Victory Motorcycles has giving its popular bagger full touring credentials with the addition of a topcase, lower fairings, a new ventilation system, taller windscreen and more amenities in the 2012 Victory Cross Country Tour.

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The cockpit of the Victory Cross Country Tour features big, round gauges with easy-to-read dials for speed and tach. The gear indicator is a nice touch, as is the clock and outside temp readout.








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We rode the 2012 Victory Cross Country Tour across Utah, Colorado and Wyoming during our 1500-mile test ride.
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Victory took its popular bagger and gave it a touring makeover, adding a topcase, taller windscreen and new lower fairings.
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The Victory Comfort Control System features manually adjustable vents built into the lower fairings.
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Here's a picture of the Cross Country Tour's vents on the lower fairings open.
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A Cross Country Tour sneaks up in my sideview mirror.
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Victory Motorcycle's presence could be seen all over Sturgis, including this store on Main Street.
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What better way to test the Cross Country Tour's fuel injection than to take it for a spin over 12,000-foot mountain roads?
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A herd of bull elk kick back above the tree line in Rocky Mountain National Park watching motorcycles go by.
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Rolling through the plains of Wyoming allowed us to open the 2012 Cross Country Tour up a bit. We also tested its cruise control on long stretches.
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Wind deflectors below the Cross Country Tour's fairing allow you to channel air exactly where riders want it.
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The 2012 Victory Cross Country Tour looks sharp from all angles.
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The 2012 Victory Cross Country Tour at daybreak in Utah's Wasatch Mountains.
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With excellent range, sharp handling, comfy ergos and standard amenities like cruise control, heated seats, and heated grips, the 2012 Cross Country Tour is ready for the long haul.
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We traveled over the Rocky Mountains to Sturgis, then took a ride out to Devils Tower during our 1500-mile shakedown of the Cross Country Tour.
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The 2012 Cross Country Tour is attempting to be 'King of the Mountain' in the V-Twin-powered touring realm.
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We set out from the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, on the second day of testing the 2012 Victory Cross Country Tour.
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Introducing the 2012 Victory Cross Country Tour.
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The 2012 Cross Country Tour provides a fresh face to the touring segment.
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Giddyap, pardner! We'll take the horses of the Victory Cross Country Tour over our friend's ride anyday.
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The Cross Country Tour was a big hit with these fans visiting from Japan.
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Powerful, smooth, stylish, the Victory Cross Country is all this and more.
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The Cross Country has distinctive styling and edgy lines which distinguish it from its competition.