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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2017 Ural Australia

Ural upgrades 2017 sidecar fleet

The 2017 range of Ural sidecars have received some electronic upgrades, cosmetic styling improvements and some striking new colours including Terracotta Metallic. We caught up with Ural Australia spokesman Mat Hodge while in Walcha last week and he showed us the new Ranger in Terracotta Metallic he had just put together from the packaging crate. …

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Can-Am Spyder 10th anniversary

Can-Am unveils 10th anniversary Spyders

Can-Am has celebrated 10 years of the Spyder with a party for nearly 3000 Spyder owners, including 18 from Australia, and the launch of its 10th anniversary gold edition models. The 10th anniversary party in Canada at the weekend was the single biggest gathering of Spyder owners in the history of the brand that launched …

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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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