2013 Zach Ness Cross Country Baggers

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Victory Zach Ness Vegas


For decades the Arlen brand has been a household in motorcycling, especially in the V-twin world. Because of the contributions Arlen, his son, Cory, and now son-and Arlen’s grandson-Zach the family business continues to even in a less-than-desirable economy.

The business model features a of ideologies: tried-and-true business and tactics with new-school that’s evolved over the of three generations and continues to do so Adapt or … as they which the Arlen Ness has done in spades.

Zach joined the family business much when he was born. In Zach had already built custom bikes before he received his high school Hell, most teens are too trying to find their own but Zach’s heritage lay with motorcycles.

It’s in his blood. And Zach was given the opportunity to part in customizing a one-off motorcycle in 2009—a Vegas—the execs were pleased Zach’s efforts. After his talents, Victory gave the opportunity to join his father and as a Ness Signature Series contributor where he released his limited-production run of the 2010 Zach Vegas, which continued for and 2012, respectively.

Because the Zach Ness line was successful, Zach to Victory’s bagger line and up a 2013 Cross Country, was released as the Zach Ness Country (ZNCC) for the current year. The ideas for the bike after Zach made a voyage from Sturgis to his in Dublin, California, aboard a Victory Cross Country.

We that living up to the hype by your father and grandfather the years has to include a certain of pressure. Zach’s new Victory lives up to his customizing namesake. added a slew of Arlen catalog components to the stock Country.

Ness custom Holeshot billet handgrips, passenger footpegs, Holeshot covers, a custom leather and new split five-spoke, contrast-cut aluminum wheels all replaced Victory components. But the best of the bike overall has to be the subtle yet Suede Titanium Metallic and Ness graphics. The color speaks volumes about how the right usage of paint can add to an

And with just the right of graphics strategically placed tip to literally outlining the bike’s is a great representation of Zach’s

Upon first glance of the it’s evident that it was for a younger demographic, but one that an more distinguished gent also covet. Starting at the of the bike, the fairing-equipped bagger with Ness graphics, your eyes immediately the side of the bike. You’ll that Victory treated Cross models to a blacked-out

For instance, the blacked-out headlight is another nice addition on certain Cross Country Averting your eyes from there, you’ll the blacked-out inverted front housing the Arlen Ness finish billet 18×3.5-inch and dual floating 300mm with a nice marriage of and polished metal in the front Also, the braking department standard front and rear

The ABS on a creme de la creme, limited-production should come standard in our Scanning the bike’s exhaust-side the blacked-out split dual with crossover features slip-on mufflers and again just the right amount of with the machined fins on the and heads of the Freedom 106ci Yep, 106 ci power the Zach Cross Country.

It’s a powerful Engine that the confidence to pass slow-moving on two-laners; the type of confidence might lead those on the of doing so to overlook the potential Even at triple-digit speeds is still more power With the Zach Ness Country, you look forward to opportunities to pass big rigs, like a game of chicken, and the amount of power is so immense, the really comes alive the entire powerband.

Victory Zach Ness Vegas
Victory Zach Ness Vegas

Even better, acceleration can be had in Sixth, to the point where you wonder if the frontend might toward the heavens ultimately flight.

The Engine and six-speed are a great representation of how the 106’s is delivered to the rear wheel. And in with the wet, multi-plate the shifter pedal glides the gears seamlessly from all the way to Sixth. Finding Neutral an issue either as it was in years

Granted the exhaust could be up a bit more to let the inner caged roar louder than able to in the stock version, but nothing that a set of aftermarket couldn’t fix. Overall, the department exceeds expectations. And its with machined highlights are appealing and eye-catching, especially with the Arlen Ness Engine covers.

Being the ZNCC is a dressed-up Cross and said models were for delivering the creature comforts of trips, you still get the same 21-gallon storage Capacity via the lockable saddlebags, standard control, a kickass stereo with upgraded Kicker in the fairing, a saddlebag-equipped iPod ready to blast your tunes during the ride, Driver footboards for switching up footing, and a toe-only shifter hey, who likes it when foot feels like sandwiched in a vise because of the shifter? Not us.

Handling characteristics of Zach’s Country are as brilliant as the rest of the models in Victory’s lineup. a monoshock rear suspension and front fork linked up to the cast aluminum frame well in soaking up the bumps and cornering. Cross clearance is has ever been-an issue to the 4.7 inches of rear wheel and 26-1/4-inch seat height.

the Zach Ness Cross gets an A in our book. It features the right amount of bling, a and powerful motor and smooth-shifting that delivers said and because of the time Victory Engineering the suspension on across the platform, the dressed-up Cross exceptionally well. And with its paintjob featuring just the amount of pizazz in the Ness department, the bike immediately your attention right out of the

Kudos to the youngest Ness on a job well done, your and grandfather should be proud.

Victory Zach Ness Vegas
Victory Zach Ness Vegas
Victory Zach Ness Vegas
Victory Zach Ness Vegas
Victory Zach Ness Vegas


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