Harley-Davidson Freewheeler trimes

Harley-Davidson trikes coming soon

The long wait for Harley-Davidson trikes, including the new hot-rod Freewheeler (pictured above), is finally over for Australian riders. The Tri-Glide Ultra will cost $50,995 rideaway and the Freewheeler $40,250 when they arrive in Harley dealerships from October 2017. Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand boss Nigel Keough says the lengthy delay has been in securing Australian Design Rule compliance. …

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Tex the trike-riding dog

Meet Tex the trike-riding dog

Just about every dog loves to dangle its tongue in the wind and Tex the Toowoomba trike-riding dog is no exception. And do you blame him? Dog lovers Paul and Mel Goodin say their five-year-old mastif/dane has been riding with them in their Touroz trike for about nine months and he loves it. “We go …

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Is the Tri Pod a car or motorcycle?

Is the Tri Pod a car or motorcycle?

These Tri Pod cars are registered as a motorcycle in a motorcycle category vehicle (L cat), have a motorcycle engine, accelerate like a motorcycle, weigh the same as a Harley and are bought by motorcyclists. They are even designed and built by a motorcyclist, Andrew Hutchison of the Sunshine Coast. Yet most people would consider …

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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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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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Can-Am Spyder F3 Daytona 500 Edition

Spyder family grows and may add motorcycles

While Can-Am has dropped the base model RS and RSS three-wheel Spyder roadsters from their 2017 line-up, the F3 range has expanded with the release of two new models – F3 LTD and F3 Daytona 500 Edition. This comes as BRP is reported to be considering also making motorcycles as it did in the 1970s when it was …

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Harley-Davidson Freewheeler trimes

Harley-Davidson trikes coming soon?

The long wait for Harley-Davidson trikes in Australia, including the new hot-rod Freewheeler, could soon be over. Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand boss Nigel Keough says the lengthy delay has been getting Australian Design Rule compliance. “Australia has a unique set of compliance issues and we’ve been working through them for several years now; long before I …

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Tilting Motor Works trike conversion

Tilting trike conversion for Harley-Davidson

The growing demand for trikes has yielded some interesting conversion kits such as this new one from Tilting Motor Works that converts most Harley-Davidsons into a reverse trike with two wheels up front. The base unit costs about $US10,000 while a roll-over stabiliser increases the price to $US13,000. The Tilting Motor Works conversion kit includes …

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Can-Am F3 baggers

Can-Am Spyder F3 roadster goes bagger

The sporty Can-Am Spyder F3, with its feet-forward muscle cruiser stance and exposed 1330cc three-cylinder engine, now comes in bagger versions. The Spyder F3-T and F3 Limited baggers are joined by the F3-S and a limited number of triple-black F3-S Special Series models. For 2016, the Spyder F3 roadster also gets new colour options, a …

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