Motorcycle Types Cruiser 2012 Victory Cross Roads LE | Preview

2012 Victory Cross Roads LE | Preview

2012 Victory Motorcycle

For 2012, Victory is offering their famed fairing-less bagger Cross Roads model in a Classic Limited Edition, which includes customized equipment and special paint.

One of the highlights to the Cross Roads Classic LE, each one numbered, is the paint; the Classic LE will be offered in classic paint and graphics featuring expanses of black and white with black and red pinstriping.

Besides the paint of the bagger, the leather seat and saddlebags arrive with custom stiching. The Cross Roads Classic LE also comes standard with a windshield, light bar, fender bumpers and saddlebag rails for style and tip-over protection.

Following are the highlights, color options, MSRP and specs for the 2012 Victory Cross Roads Classic LE.

Comfortable Cruising, Smooth Handling

Along with its stunning styling, the cross Roads classic le delivers a comfortable ride and smooth, easy handling, making it an ideal long-distance touring bike for one or two riders and gear.

  • Strong, innovative two-piece, sand-cast hollow aluminum frame
  • Air-adjust rear suspension
  • Low seat height and narrow front section of driver’s seat for comfort
  • The driver’s extended floorboards permit foot and leg movement for long-riding comfort
  • The shifter leaves the rear of the left floorboard open for foot movement; an accessory bolt-on heel shifter is available
  • Instrumentation includes analog speedometer, fuel gauge, odometer, trip meter, and indicator lights

Premium Victory Performance

The cross Roads classic le is powered by the Freedom 106/6 stage 1 V-twin. this is a fuel-injected, counter-balanced engine producing 109 ft.-lb. of torque. it is mated to a 6-speed transmission with overdrive.

  • Cruise control is standard
  • Dual-disk front brakes and inverted forks
  • 5.8-gallon (22.0-liter) fuel capacity

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

The non-linked abs provides a cross Roads classic le rider with confidence-inspiring braking. sensors on each wheel monitor wheel speed, and if they sense slippage or wheel lock, the abs provides instant, effective braking to slow the vehicle and help the rider maintain control.

2012 Victory Cross Roads Classic LE Color Options/MSRP:

  • Retro Paints Scheme/$17,999

2012 Victory Cross Roads Classic LE Specs:

Engine

  • Engine type: 4-stroke, 50-degree V-Twin
  • Cooling system: Air/Oil
  • Displacement: 106 ci/ 1731cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 101 X 108mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.4:1
  • Valve train: Single overhead camshafts with 4 valves per cylinder, self-adjusting cam chains, hydraulic lifters
  • Fuel System: Electronic Fuel Injection with dual 45mm throttle body
  • Fuel Capacity: 5.8 gal / 22 ltr
  • Exhaust: Staggered slash-cut dual exhaust with crossover
  • Oil capacity: 5.0 qts / 4.75 ltr
  • Charging System: 48 amps max output
  • Battery: 12 volts / 18 amp hours
  • Primary Drive: Gear drive with torque compensator
  • Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
  • Transmission: 6-speed overdrive constant mesh
  • Final Drive: Carbon Fiber Reinforced Belt

Chassis Dimensions

  • Length: 104.4 in / 2652 mm
  • Wheelbase: 65.7 in / 1670 mm
  • Seat Height: 26.25 in / 667 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 5.8 in / 148 mm
  • Rake/Trail: 29.0-degrees / 5.6 in / 142 mm
  • Dry Weight: 745 Lbs / 338 Kg
  • GVWR: 1360 lbs / 618 kg

Front suspension:

  • Type: Inverted cartridge telescopic fork
  • Fork Tube Diameter: 43 mm
  • Travel: 5.1 in / 130 mm

Rear suspension:

  • Shock Absorber: Single, mono-tube gas
  • Swingarm: Cast Aluminum with constant rate linkage
  • Travel: 4.7 in / 120 mm
  • Adjustment: Air adjustable

Brakes

  • Brake System Type: ABS
  • Front braking system: Dual 300mm floating rotor with 4-piston caliper
  • Rear braking system: 300mm floating rotor with 2-piston caliper

Wheels:

  • Front: 18 x 3.5 in
  • Rear: 16 x 5.0 in

Tires:

  • Front: 130/70R18 Dunlop Elite 3
  • Rear: 180/60R16 Dunlop Elite 3

 

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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