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2014 Victory Cross Country Tour First Ride Photo Gallery

We strike out for a multi-state ride to Sturgis aboard Victory Motorcycles tourer, the 2014 Cross Country Tour, where we logged impressions for our first ride review.

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The 2014 Victory Cross Country Tour looks striking in its Two-Tone Sonic Blue and Silver colorway, especially against a crisp blue sky.
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One of the cool features of the 2014 Cross Country Tour is the ability to remove its topcase fairly easily so you now have a bagger.
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The Cross Country Tour holds its own when the roads start to twist up.
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Hop on board the 2014 Victory Cross Country Tour and vistas like this are at your disposal.
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The Victory Cross Country Tour has a torque-laden 1731cc V-Twin that easily powers up steep grades.
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A posse of Victory touring motorcycles heads across the plains of Wyoming.
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We made it to Big Sky Country! Another state bites the dust under the wheels of the Cross Country Tour.
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The floorboards are up high enough on the 2014 Victory Cross Country Tour to allow for fairly generous lean angles.
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Horsepower meets horsepower on the plains of Wyoming.
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Instrumentation on the '14 Cross Country Tour is intuitively placed and easy to read at speed.
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We got to take a spin on the 2014 Ness Cross Country Limited-Edition as well on our journey to Sturgis.
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We also sampled the 2014 Victory Vision Tour during the 2013 Victory Sturgis Press Ride where we found this incredible collection of vintage firefighting airplanes in Wyoming.
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Inside the left lower fairing of the Cross Country Tour is a connector for your iPod.
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Victory's Comfort Control System has vents and wind wings that open and close so riders can control the flow of air reaching them.
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The topcase of the 2014 Victory Cross Country Tour comes off so you have a bagger like this Ness Limited Edition.
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The 2014 Victory Cross Country Tour is a capable tourer that's comfortable to ride, handles well and has plenty of usable power.
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We embarked on the 2013 Victory Press Ride as we made our way from Boise to Sturgis where we took some of the most scenic roads America has to offer and stopped in plenty of small joints along the way.