Five years after production of Can-Am’s “Y-factor” Spyder roadsters began, the Canadian company has made significant changes to the model lineup as well as to the chassis and suspensions of its three-wheelers. Most attention among those interested in the three-wheeler world is focused on the new “ST” (Sport Touring) model, slotted midway between the turn-key-touring [...]Read Full Post | Comments(40)
Riding a Can-Am Spyder means being exposed to the weather, as a motorcycle rider is, but the odds of a Spyder rider lowsiding onto the road are pretty slim. That means his or her gear doesn’t need to be configured to protect against get-offs the way a motorcyclist’s gear does (at least in the all-the-gear [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2012 Can-Am Spyders – First Look New colors, cooler instrumentation—and much more to come, says BRP.
Photography by Brian J. Nelson What did you expect would happen if you left a roomful of Rotax engineers and motorcycle/snowmobile nuts cooped up for a few winters in Canada? The Can-Am Spyder, now entering its fifth year of production, is simply another example of mechanical evolution at work. When Piaggio bought Aprilia and decided [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Long before the Can-Am Spyder three-wheeler showed up in the United States, three-wheeled vehicles of all sorts had been a staple of automobility in Asia and India. So it’s not surprising that in 2011, Chinese-made three-wheeled scooters such as the 300cc Roadrunner, identified as made by “Dong Fang,” suddenly appeared online for sale outside China, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
Looking for a fun, fast and fresh vehicle, but aren’t comfortable riding two wheels? Then Can-Am has just the vehicle you didn’t even known you needed, the new three-wheeled Spyder. When BRP (Bombardier Recreational Products)—parent company of industry-leading powersport brands Sea-Doo, Ski-Doo and owners of Rotax—revived the Can-Am name early last year for its ATVs, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)