Victory Motorcycles And Helping with Horsepower™ Engage At-Risk Youth to Set Land Speed Record

Victory Motorcycles and Pine Bush High School’s Starz Program Helping With Horsepower™ sets a new national land speed record while providing a learning experience for at-risk youths. Laura Klock of Klock Werks Kustom Cycles developed the Helping with Horsepower™ Bike Rebuild Program to use a motorcycle as a tool to keep kids in school; teaching life lessons such as teamwork, self-confidence and problem solving and, in this case, to go fast!

Lloyd Greer of Lloyd’z Motorworks partnered with Victory to implement Laura’s curriculum and lead the at-risk youth, hands-on, as they built a Victory Hammer motorcycle to set national records on the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats. The Freedom 106 powered Victory was modified with a Procharger B-1 Supercharger and special tuning to deliver more than 200 HP, capable of achieving the 2014 AMA Bonneville National M-BG/2000 Record of 173.321 MPH.

“We are proud to be part of this special program.” said Steve Menneto, VP Motorcycles for Polaris. “Using Victory motorcycles to teach our youth the value of hard work and achieving goals is a terrific way to contribute to the future.”

Meet the team in the Victory Motorcycles booth at the International Motorcycle Shows in Long Beach Nov. 14-16 and New York City Dec. 12-14. The 2015 Victory motorcycle lineup features premium cruisers, baggers, and touring models that provide riders with industry-leading performance, comfort, style, cargo space, and reliability.

7 Responses to “Victory Motorcycles And Helping with Horsepower™ Engage At-Risk Youth to Set Land Speed Record”

  1. 1 BobS Nov 15th, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Nice job by all involved.

  2. 2 nicker Nov 15th, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    “… teaching life lessons …”

    A very necessary part of socialization in any culture.
    Unfortunately some how increasingly further removed today’s Reality….. 🙁


  3. 3 Nov 16th, 2014 at 7:16 am

    Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance for another generation. I applaud the social responsibility and outreach–they just may change a life…

  4. 4 fhp scott Nov 17th, 2014 at 10:19 am

    Guys….keep on rockin’ I am proud of you for charting a course to affect people’s lives in a positive manner.

  5. 5 live2rideaglide Nov 17th, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    Good motorcycle news. Helping kids, it’s all good.

  6. 6 Nov 17th, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    Victory (& Indian) just keep on keepin’ on ….
    (Hint, hint H-D, better keep looking over your shoulders)
    A big thumbs up to them and all involved

  7. 7 Nov 17th, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    This is solid investing in our future. Our children. So much respect for you!

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