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Could you list the BRP Can Am Spyder in the Manufacturers Forum section?
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#2 Unread post by Wrider »

Nice ride! You're the first one on here with a Spyder actually.

Do you have the manual or electric shift version?
Finding a lot of other riders of Spyders out there?
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#3 Unread post by irish2themax »

Thanks, Wrider...I have the electric shift with an Australian-made cruise control from MCCruise. After two back surgeries and scopes on both knees, I couldn't handle the weight of a Harley or similar. The Spyder is ideal for me and easier/cheaper to ride than a Harley Lehman Trike. Already 3 in my immediate area and, judging by the forums I belong to, they are selling like mad.

spyderlovers.com 2,332 members
spydertalk.com 4,431 members
canamspyderforums.com 716 members
canamspyders.com 316 members

The numbers are a bit misleading since people like me belong to several forums
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#4 Unread post by Wrider »

Very cool! I've ridden one but for the life of me couldn't keep it going in a straight line or get used to not having a brake lever on the handlebar... Interesting concept though!
Oh, a friend of mine swears he's seen a video of one doing a wheelie, I say it's physically impossible for them to do one without a MUCH stronger engine and possibly a crane. What's your opinion of this myth?
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#5 Unread post by irish2themax »

Though I have not tried it myself, I have read numerous posts on this issue and every single one says you CANNOT do a wheelie. It makes sense since the majority of the weight distribution is forward of the seat. If your friend says otherwise, make him prove it with the video. Could be that someone added a turbo mod but i still think it unlikely.
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#6 Unread post by totalmotorcycle »

Well, what I can do is make an "Other manufacturer" forum and you could start threads in there about Can-Am if you like... eg:

Can-Am Spyer - What do you think about...

If you can get Spyer owners here to talk and share about their Spyer's then great, I'll start a forum for it, no problem.

It's really up to you if you can do it and promote it enough to be successful here. Total Motorcycle is an official accredited media outlet for Can-Am, I'm not sure if the other Spyer forums are, but it's something we offer.

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#7 Unread post by irish2themax »

Thanks Mike...I have no problem trying to recruit members for a Spyder forum.
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