Can-Am Ryker

Can-Am confirms Australian Ryker prices

Can-Am Australia has confirmed that the new Ryker three-wheeler roadster will arrive early next year at substantially less than the current cheapest Spyder. The Ryker comes in three versions: a LAMS 600cc version for $A14,899 (standard colour); a 900cc version at $A17,299 (standard colour); and a 900cc off-road Rally Edition at $A18,999 (ride away prices). …

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Can-Am Ryker

Can-Am adds entry level solo Ryker roadster

If you ever wanted a three-wheeled roadster but couldn’t afford the Can-Am Spyder, there is now the Ryker which will cost about half the price. Click here for updated Australian pricing and arrival In Australia, the 1330cc F3 costs $28,890, so the 600/900cc Ryker should start at about $14,000-$15,000. Obviously the entry level solo-seat version …

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Can trikes park in motorbike bays? bashing

Can trikes park in motorbike bays?

Trikes, roadsters and other three-wheelers are classified as motorcycles, but are they permitted to park in motorcycle parking bays that are often smaller than the footprint of the three-wheeler? The issue was raised by an Adelaide rider who took the above photograph of a Can-Am Spyder taking up two motorcycle bays. And the issue is …

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Can-Am Spyder

Can-Am Spyder recall over fires

The 2013 model Can-Am Spyder three-wheel roadster will be recalled globally after concerns over the vehicle bursting into flames. Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) of Canada has agreed to recall nearly 7100 Spyder RT motorcycles globally. The Australian recall notice has not yet been issued. Owners of 2008-12 Spyders will also be notified again after a …

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BMW K 1300 S involved in worldwide safety recall

Motorcycle safety recalls roll in slowly

The year has started off slowly with few voluntary motorcycle safety recalls. So far, there have been recalls for Indian Scout, Victory cruisers, Can Am Spyders and Yamaha NXC125 scooters. There has also been a worldwide recall of 300,000 BMW R and K series models with overtightened brake disc bolts or wheel nuts causing rear …

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Can Am Spyder F3 submission

Laser aligns Can Am Spyder

If you’ve ever experienced “bump steer” or “wandering” with your Can Am Spyder, then you should get it properly aligned. An American company which has been using their True Laser Track technology in NASCAR for more than 10 years has now created a specific alignment tool for the Can Am Spyder. It has been endorsed …

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TourOz trike

Do trikes move your body and soul?

If four wheels move the body and two wheels move the soul, what do three wheels do? Purist motorcycle riders don’t consider three wheelers to be motorcycles at all. However, the authorities do, so you’ll still need a motorcycle licence to ride one in most countries. In places such as New Zealand you can ride …

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Can-Am Spyder RT Limited

Can-Am Spyder more power & value

The 2014 Can-Am Spyder will make its Australian debut at next weekend’s Brisbane Moto Expo. It receives a power boost, bigger engine, more gears, more features, but not a huge expected increase in price. The major change is in the engine room where the Rotax 998cc V-twin has been replaced by a 1330cc in-line triple. …

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John and Rose England's patriotic Can-Am Spyder and trailer

Patriotic Can-Am Spyder wins awards

This much-loved, crowd-pleasing, award-winning Can-Am Spyder and trailer wasn’t always so much loved. In fact, when John and Rose England first rode it, they hated it and wondered why they’d just forked out so much money. SEE ALL THE PHOTOS ON MY PINTEREST BOARD It was Australia Day, 2010, and the Englands had just spent …

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Can-Am Spyder

Can-Am Spyder review

Is it a bike, a trike, a roadster, or a car? As far as the Australian authorities are concerned the three-wheeler Can-Am Spyder from BRP is a motorcycle. But you don’t need the authorities to tell you it’s fun. This year Can-Am has widened the choice of models with the introduction of a mid-pack ST. …

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