Ryker roadster is a ‘hit’ among women

The entry level three-wheeled Can-Am Ryker is proving a “hit” with women, says Can-Am On-Road PR Brian Manning. While women riders are about 10-12% of the riding population, 30$% of Ryker owners are women. In Australia it is slightly down at 25%, but that is still more than double the percentage of female motorcycle ownership. …

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Web Spyder

Family creates web of Spyders

The three-wheeled roadster is a rare sighting on the road, but when this extended family goes for a ride, there is a whole web of them. Jason Woodward, of Penrith, says he started the Spyder family phenomenon with a test ride one rainy day after being inspired by his father Kevin and father-in-law Terry Mansfield …

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BMW Motorrad Vision DC Roadster electric boxer electromobility

BMW Motorrad unveils Boxer electric

BMW Motorrad has suggested it could produce an electric motorcycle that looks like a traditional Boxer-powered bike. The Bavarian company has had an electric scooter, the C-Evolution, for some time and has shown its Concept Link electric scooter and electric S 1000 RR concept called the eRR. But now they are suggesting that they could have a …

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Adelaide Harley-Davidson Bike Works wins Battle of the Kings

Adelaide Harley dealer takes on the world

Adelaide Harley-Davidson Bike Works will represent Australia in an international Battle of the Kings custom bike build-off. The Adelaide Harley dealership  has been crowned the 2018 Australian and New Zealand Custom King. It is the first time Australia has taken part in the international custom bike build-off competition. The winner was chosen from seventeen participating …

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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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Harley-Davidson Street Rod Dark Custom bob

Ride a Dark Custom, win a Street Rod

You could win Harley-Davidson’s best-handling bike yet, the new Street Rod, by simply test riding one of their Dark Custom models. We went to the world launch of the new Street Rod in Singapore in March and were very impressed with the bike. In fact, we heralded the Indian-made 750cc machine as the best-handling Harley …

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Angry and Stephan with Harley Roadster raffle prize

Win an Angry Harley Roadster for the homeless

Angry Anderson will sign the tank of a Harley-Davidson Sportser 1200 Roadster being raffled as part of a Rockin’ 4 the Homeless event. The raffle is part of a big rock concert festering Angry on May 6, 2017, in Redcliffe. Raffle tickets can be bought at their website at $5 each or discounts on multiple …

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Mike Hatton Can-Am Spyder Olympics event

Can-Am Spyder event sets ‘record’

An Australian “record” of 71 Can-Am Spyder three-wheeler roadsters at a one-day event has been set at a little pub at Dugandan on the outskirts of Boonah in south-east Queensland. The number of riders and pillions who turned up for the Can-Am Spyder Olympics on August 27 surprised organisers Mike and Catrina Hatton of SpyderMates.com Australia. Mike …

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