Charles Bombardier, creator of the highly controversial Can-Am Spyder and grandson of the man who invented the snowmobile, thinks he has an idea to make trikes cool. It’s a tall order, considering most motorcycling circles banish three-wheelers as some kind of second class device, not worthy of mingling with true two wheelers. While Bombardier’s Trailtrike […]
Can-Am Spyder RT-5 Highlight Video
Spyder Fred takes you on a cross-country video tour
In September, Fonzie brought us a report on the 2010 Spyder RT direct from the Can-Am beehive in Valcourt, Quebec, Canada.
With more carrying capacity than ANY motorcycle on the market — even some automobiles —- Can-Am sent touring guru and friend-of-MO, Fred Rau, on a tour of Canada and the United States to promote the new 5-speed luxury touring roadster. For those of you not following Fred’s blog @ SpyderFred.com, here’s a little taste of the scenes and opinions he encountered on his great many miles.
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In the last year, more than 100,000 test rides have been given at events like these across the country. Many of the interested buyers are current touring bike owners — Ultra Glides and Gold Wings — and Can-Am has “reinvented riding” so as to get you on board. You might be next!