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    Default My new 2018 RT Limited Demo is in my shop

    I just brought it home and starting to play with the new dash........................


    More to follow


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    Quote Originally Posted by Joel The Biker View Post
    DEMO?

    Yes DEMO

    I am a Spyder Ambassador for Bradford Marine and ATV in Arkansas and they are also a Spyder Dealer, so as an Ambassador i get several new Spyders each year to ride and demo for new, current and prospective customers. (all at no cost of course)

    It is a hard job .......................... But somebody has to do it. LOL Talk to your local dealer an offer to be an Ambassador for them.

    NO, i do not need an assistant.

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    Hope you got the software update as I've found a few glitches that need fixing. My dealer couldn't do it right away and I was in Tuesday and they told me that have the tools but need to figure out how to do it. I've told them I want to bring it in next week to get it done. Also would love to be able to access my phone favorites instead of the address book. Takes forever to get to the name I want to call.

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    my iphone 4 won't connect .......................... it keeps telling me to connect via USB and i have it plugged in but it won't connect


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    You have to connect via bluetooth AND cable. With main radio visible, punch the joystick and then navigate to settings then bluetooth then add phone. Same thing with headset.

    Susie - 2018 RT-Limited with 6200 miles so far . . .
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    It took me a few times to figure it out. The tutorial videos are crap at basic setup. Then you have to open BRP Connect before you plug in. It has to be the app visible or it will try to connect and will ask if you want to allow the bike to connect but then you're sitting on the bike and don't know its asking for a response. Then there is listening to music and when the Genius Maps tells you a direction the music stops and you can't get it going again. I believe the update will fix this but not sure.

    Susie - 2018 RT-Limited with 6200 miles so far . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flamewinger View Post
    It took me a few times to figure it out. The tutorial videos are crap at basic setup. Then you have to open BRP Connect before you plug in. It has to be the app visible or it will try to connect and will ask if you want to allow the bike to connect but then you're sitting on the bike and don't know its asking for a response. Then there is listening to music and when the Genius Maps tells you a direction the music stops and you can't get it going again. I believe the update will fix this but not sure.

    I am going back to the dealership tomorrow and see if it needs an update
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    Default Good gig if you can get it ..!

    Quote Originally Posted by Cruzr Joe View Post
    Yes DEMO

    I am a Spyder Ambassador for Bradford Marine and ATV in Arkansas and they are also a Spyder Dealer, so as an Ambassador i get several new Spyders each year to ride and demo for new, current and prospective customers. (all at no cost of course)

    It is a hard job .......................... But somebody has to do it. LOL Talk to your local dealer an offer to be an Ambassador for them.

    NO, i do not need an assistant.

    Cruzr Joe
    thats the dealership where I purchased mine at. I have to say that they have a great sales staff there ...!
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    [QUOTE=Cruzr Joe;1335254]Yes DEMO

    I am a Spyder Ambassador for Bradford Marine and ATV in Arkansas and they are also a Spyder Dealer, so as an Ambassador i get several new Spyders each year to ride and demo for new, current and prospective customers. (all at no cost of course)

    It is a hard job .......................... But somebody has to do it. LOL Talk to your local dealer an offer to be an Ambassador for them.

    NO, i do not need an assistant.

    Aw come on Joe, everyone needs some help. Dale


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cruzr Joe View Post
    my iphone 4 won't connect .......................... it keeps telling me to connect via USB and i have it plugged in but it won't connect
    Cruzr Joe
    You may have to update your choice of phone....

    Which mobile devices does BRP Connect support?
    BRP Connect supports the following devices

    • Apple: iPhone 6 and up
    • Android: most devices from 2016 and up (e.g. Samsung Galaxy S7, S8, A3, A5, J3, J5, J7; Huawei P9 Lite; LG G5)


    Which operating systems (OSes) does BRP Connect support?
    BRP Connect has been successfully tested with and therefore supports the following operating systems (OSes):

    • Apple: iOS 10 and up
    • Android: Android 6.0 and up
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    Joe,
    Why, you lucky ole DAWG!!

    I got my phone to link up to mine this morning...
    Initial feelings:
    The new foam grips are comfy
    he new dash is PLENTY visible!
    The smoked headlight and foglight covers are AWESOME!
    The rear storge compartment still has a 12 volt power port in it.
    The USB plug is up in the frunk
    The Parking brake switch has been moved...
    ...as has the mode switch
    And the Set switch has gone!
    (You just push in on the end of the joystick!
    The rear air suspension is now completely self-adjusting: no more buttons for it!

    And to prove that the bike is attractive with even an ugly guy sitting on it:

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    Joe, you have all the fun.
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    When I got my first Spyder I made a rule for me. NO phone usage while on the Spyder. It was worked out well for me as there can enough distractions.

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    I got the feeling that you are actually paying Bradford money for the job of being an ambassador. But I am sure whatever the price, it's cheaper than some new granite counter tops
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cavman View Post
    When I got my first Spyder I made a rule for me. NO phone usage while on the Spyder. It was worked out well for me as there can enough distractions.
    Cavman, That's great! Though my phone mount over my dash also serves as my GPS, and I've driven 20,000 accident free miles with that, in and out of group rides, traffic jams, etc and it works fine. for whatever reason, some folks don't know they can ignore their cell phone even while using for getting directions..... really,...
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    Well i had to go buy a Iphone 7 in order to use BRP connect, but it now works like a charm. I now need to learn how to use this BRP connect so i can help others.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cruzr Joe View Post
    Yes DEMO

    I am a Spyder Ambassador for Bradford Marine and ATV in Arkansas and they are also a Spyder Dealer, so as an Ambassador i get several new Spyders each year to ride and demo for new, current and prospective customers. (all at no cost of course)

    It is a hard job .......................... But somebody has to do it. LOL Talk to your local dealer an offer to be an Ambassador for them.

    NO, i do not need an assistant.

    Cruzr Joe
    Cruzr Joe, you are one spoiled Spyder Ryder!!!!!!! (but I'm just jealous?)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cruzr Joe View Post
    Yes DEMO

    I am a Spyder Ambassador for Bradford Marine and ATV in Arkansas and they are also a Spyder Dealer, so as an Ambassador i get several new Spyders each year to ride and demo for new, current and prospective customers. (all at no cost of course)

    It is a hard job .......................... But somebody has to do it. LOL Talk to your local dealer an offer to be an Ambassador for them.

    NO, i do not need an assistant.

    Cruzr Joe
    Now that you are the 2018 Ambassador please keep us all tuned in on what makes the 2018 tick. Mine was due in to my dealer in January, but somehow my unit got caught up in a backlog????? Now due in within the next 2 weeks. can't ride it here with our weather, but still will look nice sitting in my garage.
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    I am learning the new BRP Connect system and when it works ................ it is sweet .................... but it still has some glitches.

    You can now check your fuel consumption (MPGs) on the dash while you are riding

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    ...And you can also see your average speed... and your maximum speed!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Denman View Post
    ...And you can also see your average speed... and your maximum speed!!

    Reset the maximum speed OFTEN

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Denman View Post
    ...And you can also see your average speed... and your maximum speed!!
    So the first thing to learn is how to reset that quickly, but as nonchalantly as possible - ideally in less than the time it takes a cop to get out of his car:-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cruzr Joe View Post
    Well i had to go buy a Iphone 7 in order to use BRP connect, but it now works like a charm. I now need to learn how to use this BRP connect so i can help others.


    Cruzr Joe
    Hey Joe your iPone 4 is the one with the dial right?
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    This is Joe's...

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    Hey Anonymous: We're waiting for some pictures!
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