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    Benefiting Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
    Lot 2: 2004 Arlen Ness Victory Vegas
    Autographed by NASCAR legend Kyle Petty
    Value: $13,500


    Listen up, thrill seekers! With this motorcycle, you will have the wind in your hair and a gleam in your eye. Designed by Arlen Ness with custom paint and graphics and autographed by NASCAR legend Kyle Petty, this baby, originally owned by Don Carter- founder of the world champion Dallas Mavericks, will stop traffic all over town.

    LOT DESCRIPTION
    · Designed by Arlen Ness who has been recognized as Motorcycle "Builder of the Year" and inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame
    · Autographed by NASCAR legend Kyle Petty. Petty was a successful racing champion but is an even more successful philanthropist
    · Kyle has been named by NASCAR and other corporations as "Person of the Year," "Father of the Year,"" Sportsman of the Year" and the "USA's Most Caring Athlete"
    · His charity has raised more than $14 million benefiting children's causes
    · Owned originally by Don Carter, founder of the world champion Dallas Mavericks
    · Awarded "Cruiser of the Year" in 2004 by various publications
    · V-Twin; 4-Stroke; Air-Cooled Engine
    · Scalloped fuel tank, flush-mounted LED taillight and polished triple clamps
    · Only eight of its kind produced in 2004
    · Donated Anonymously

    HISTORY

    Victory Motorcycles is an American manufacturer of V-Twin cruiser and touring motorcycles. Established in 1998, what started out as a small group of spirited engineers, designers and mechanics out of Medina, Minnesota, celebrated its title as producers of "The New American Motorcycle" in 2009 by producing its 50,000th motorcycle. Victory has made a name for itself by designing cruiser motorcycles with progressive styling, opting not to follow the classic, traditional formula for V-Twin cruisers already established by the other American V-Twin manufacturer. Full production of its first motorcycle, the V92C, began in Spirit Lake, Iowa, in late summer of 1998.

    In 2001, Victory came out with its line of Ness ®Signature Series Accessories. It was a savvy marketing strategy. What better name could be associated with motorcycles than Arlen Ness, a legend in the custom-building world? This would be the beginning of a longstanding friendship and working relationship between the Nesses and Victory Motorcycles.

    The following year, the Minnesota-based manufacturer introduced its Freedom 92/5 V-Twin, a 92-cubic-inch engine mated to a five-speed transmission. The new Freedom™ engine had rounded cylinders and a smaller oil cooler and provided greater power output than the previous mill. This engine would serve the company's newest platform well as it debuted the Victory Vegas in 2003. The new cruiser was an instant hit with the media.

    Arlen Ness recognized the customizing potential of the motorcycle. In 2004, Victory launched the Ness Signature Series Vegas, taking the relationship with Ness to the next level as Arlen added his touch to the bike. The Vegas took numerous "Cruiser of the Year" awards in various publications.

    Disclaimer: Sold "AS IS;" buyer must execute release of liability upon purchase.
    Payment and Shipping: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) will notify the winning bidder. The winning bidder will be responsible for shipping or delivery charges. Payments may be made by credit card, check or money order. All payments will be due three business days after the auction closes. Sales tax included and no buyer's premium applied. Refer to TSRHC General Auction Rules for terms and conditions. For additional information or questions, please contact Sigrid Helgason at Sigrid.helgason@tsrh.org.

    100 percent of proceeds benefit Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children a 501(c)(3) public charity


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    16th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
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