By the time our Can-Am “touring roadster” racked up 10,000 miles, we’d been riding it for almost 18 months, and we’d learned a lot about the $26,499 three-wheeler from Bombardier Recreational Products. In addition to riding it in all weathers and climes from desert to high mountains, we put it on the track to test [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
Night of the Paper Reindeer – Feature Christmas came early for Cycle World’s Long-Term Can-Am Spyder RT-S.
Birds of a feather love to flock together, as do “Ryders of Spyders.” So, when Kregg Williams, owner of California Speed-Sports in Livermore, California, invited me to join with other Spyder riders in decorating our mounts for the annual Livermore Christmas Parade, how could I refuse? Joining what Williams expected to be as many as [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Due to extreme weather, our long-term Can-Am Spyder RT-S didn’t see much action this spring, so it was sent in for its 6000-mile service with just 5706 miles on the clock. We expected no rude surprises when all the bodywork was stripped and the engine exposed so our tech could set the 998cc, dohc Rotax [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Photography By Brian J. Nelson, Tom Riles and Lanny Thompson After my wife and I climbed off the "Timeless Black" RT-S Spyder in the parking lot of the Can-Am employees’ golf-course restaurant in Quebec, Canada, the key question that needed answering about this machine was still bugging me: Was it, as Bombardier Recreational Products’ Can-Am [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2010 Can-Am Spyder RT Roadster three-wheeler – First Look Can-Am builds a touring trike with a trunk...and a trailer!
The Can-Am Spyder was a bit of a surprise upon its introduction two years ago. But parent-company Bombardier Recreational Products has been pleased with the success of the three-wheeled machine and is expanding the line in 2010 to include the RT Roadster touring model. In addition to the large storage area in the nose (similar [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)