Victory Motorcycles Announces Daytona Bike Week Activities

Demo Rides, Custom Bike Contest, Owners' Events & Appearances by 'The Gunny' Scheduled

MEDINA, MN (Feb. 29, 2012) - Victory Motorcycles is looking forward to the busiest Daytona Bike Week in company history.

"Daytona Bike Week is of course the ceremonial start of the riding season and every year we ramp up the scale of our Bike Week activities," said Josh Fulkerson, Victory Motorcycles Marketing Manager. "With an increased number of Victory Riders and dealers taking part, the 2012 event will be our biggest Bike Week ever."

The Victory Bike Week schedule includes a full week of complimentary demo rides at the Daytona Int'l. Speedway, March 10-17. The exciting new Victory Judge will be available, along with the complete 2012 lineup, including the new Hard-Ball, the class-leading Cross Country Tour and the value-priced Vegas 8-Ball models. A camera crew will shoot photos of demo riders on the road, with those photos available for download so riders can have a souvenir of their Victory at Daytona experience.

Victory's goal is to fill every demo bike on every ride; for each demo ride taken, Victory will donate $1 to Wounded Warrior Project.

Victory Bike Night at Dirty Harry's Bar on Main Street is Tuesday, March 13. The party kicks into high gear at 9:30 p.m., when Big Engine takes the stage. All riders are invited to attend what will surely be one of the biggest parties of the week.

The Third Annual Victory Custom Bike Show will be held at Volusia Motorsports, a Victory dealership in New Smyrna Beach, on Wednesday, March 14. Registration starts at 2 p.m. and judging takes place at 3 p.m., making it a fast and fun event.

Victory will also participate in the Biker Fusion VIP event Thursday, March 15 starting at 7 pm at the Dog House Bar and Grill on Main Street for an event that benefits Soldiers Angels. Fans of R. Lee Ermey, the actor better known as "The Gunny," can catch him there, where Victory Motorcycles will present him with a customized motorcycle. A $25 donation to Soldiers Angels at the door gets the public into an event that features many motorcycle celebrities including the Ness family, Dave Perewitz, Paul Yaffe, and an exclusive charity auction.

Ermey's fans can also meet him at the Victory demo site on Friday, March 16, from 8-10 a.m. where Gunny will trade a special gift and autographed card for donations to the Wounded Warrior Project.

On Friday, March 16, Victory Riders will meet at Volusia Motorsports for the start of the Victory Group Ride led by Zach Ness on "Ness Cafe," his custom Victory Judge. The dealership will have refreshments, and it's kickstands up at 10 a.m. Zach's ride will end in Halifax at the Victory Owners Luncheon, which will feature Cory and Arlen Ness joining Zach on the scene. The lunch is free to Victory Riders, but seating is limited so register in advance, online at:

Details, maps, and a link to registration for the owners' lunch are available at

Victory Motorcycles 2012 Daytona Bike Week Schedule
March 10-17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily
Victory Demo Rides at Daytona Int'l. Speedway. Get your picture taken on a Victory Demo Ride & download it FREE!

March 13, 9:30 p.m.
Victory Bike Night with live music by Big Engine at Dirty Harry's Bar.

March 14, Registration starts at 2 p.m., Judging at 3 p.m.
Third Annual Victory Custom Bike Show at Volusia Motorsports.

March 15, starting at 7 p.m.
Biker Fusion VIP / charity event at the Dog House on Main Street in Daytona.

March 16, 8-10 a.m.
Autograph session with "The Gunny" at the Victory Demo Ride site, Daytona Int'l. Speedway.

March 16, Meet between 8-10 a.m.; Kickstands up at 10 a.m.
Victory Owners Pre-Party & Ride with Zach Ness at Volusia Motorsports. Ride ends at Halifax.

March 16, Noon-2 p.m.
Victory Owners Luncheon at the Blue Grotto, Halifax Harbor Marina.

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