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    For you Guys & Gals that are hyping your Ryker’s...

    For you Guys & Gals that are hyping your Ryker’s Off Road and Mud capabilities, as well as Street transportation and fun, I can’t imagine how any one could compare buying a Ryker for Off Road Trail...
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    According to this interesting Article, Cast Iron...

    According to this interesting Article, Cast Iron usually is difficult to accept Welding, so trying to weld the Cast Iron Sprocket to the hardened steel shaft would be counter productive. How ever,...
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    If the Part Number has not changed, do you think...

    If the Part Number has not changed, do you think BRP just BSes the Dealers and lies about the Sprocket now being hardened? If so, how in the world can we trust them ,or believe any thing they tell...
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    Even Cast Iron can be Heat Treated to harden it....

    Even Cast Iron can be Heat Treated to harden it. It was done in many of the Metal Finishing Shops I worked for, in my past.
    It depends on the Composition of the Metal. Baking in Ovens using...
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    That was once all the Warrantees expired and I...

    That was once all the Warrantees expired and I was on my own. But had the Sprocket been welded on to the Shaft this time, the Dealer would not have helped me. Hopefully, BRP really HAS come up with a...
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    So is my Chevy! I just bought a Red Camaro 2 SS...

    So is my Chevy! I just bought a Red Camaro 2 SS with 455 H.P. and every conceivable option on it available, including Sun Roof, GPS and Navigation, Heads Up Information Display, Magnetic Drive, Auto...
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    I took the Spyder out of the Shop with out any...

    I took the Spyder out of the Shop with out any Paper Work , and was told to put some miles on it next week while the Service Mgr. is on Vacation, then we will catch up. He didn’t want me to loose...
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    Progress Update: Well, Folks, I picked up my...

    Progress Update: Well, Folks, I picked up my Spyder from my Dealer today, and put 100 miles on it after they did another “ FIX” on Warrantee per BRP Factory instructions. My diagnosis was correct....
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    Hey Mike, regardless of all other comments, this...

    Hey Mike, regardless of all other comments, this is the absolute best and most honest, non biased Review of any Can-Am Product I have ever read on this Forum! Your Credentials are impressive, along...
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    I also have a 2016 RT Limited that is in the Shop...

    I also have a 2016 RT Limited that is in the Shop right now, waiting for my BRP “ Case” to be reviewed. I just called my Dealer an hour ago, who has had my Spyder for 3 weeks now, and says the...
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    I never got rid of either Spyder ....,because I...

    I never got rid of either Spyder ....,because I never was ready to cut my losses, ......as long as I could either keep what I had running, or up grade to the next Hyped Model. That’s exactly what I...
  12. Utah Pete,.......Doc Humphrey would differ from...

    Utah Pete,.......Doc Humphrey would differ from you. Revisit 3 months of his daily reports of his Wife’s riding with out protective clothing or helmet on her 3 WHEEL SPYDER, and how she FLEW off her...
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    FWEIW,...I quit drinking April 1977, going Cold...

    FWEIW,...I quit drinking April 1977, going Cold Turkey, no Meetings, just sick & tired of hang overs. I have never touched another drop since. Staying sober has rewarded me in many, many ways. I...
  14. There are only 2 kinds of Motorcycle Riders....

    There are only 2 kinds of Motorcycle Riders. Those that have been down, and those who have not been down YET. I also have been down, several times, but never broke any bones. I went down on my 1982...
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    Askitee, ....I agree with you. I have bought 2...

    Askitee, ....I agree with you. I have bought 2 new Spyder RT Limiteds. A 2012 & 2016, and after riding a combined 90,000 miles on them, I STILL do not have enough trust in ANY Can-Am Spyder to...
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    PMK,...nice to know there is at least one other...

    PMK,...nice to know there is at least one other Ex Fellow Plater here on Spyder Lovers and a Spyder riding Plater! Hoping we are not headed too far off Topic on this Sprocket thread, .......stripping...
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    PKG,.....I was once the Plant Supervisor for 5...

    PKG,.....I was once the Plant Supervisor for 5 years of a Plating shop called “ EMF”, i.e. Electronics Metal Finishing. We Nickel Plated , as well as Nickel Electroformed the leading edges of...
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    Once my Warrantee runs out, if I still have it,...

    Once my Warrantee runs out, if I still have it, and decide to keep it, I will definitely research welding the Pulley to the Drive Shaft. But really, wouldn’t Stainless Steel Pulley and Shaft...
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    If moisture getting in to the steel splines of...

    If moisture getting in to the steel splines of the steel Drive Shaft and Sprocket splines is causing enough problems to destroy the splines,....just imagine what SALT added to the roads in the Winter...
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    Thanks for the great photos, PMK! I am wondering...

    Thanks for the great photos, PMK! I am wondering if there is a Bearing inside the Casing we don’t see that could also be damaged that does not get inspected or changed when the casings are not split...
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    Do you mind sharing the Size and Model of...

    Do you mind sharing the Size and Model of Motorcraft tire you got 34,000 miles out of! Also the Pirelli. I also need to change what I have been using on my 2016 RT Limited. I have my first General...
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    This procedure is only for people who do their...

    This procedure is only for people who do their own maintenance, not for us who don’t even change our own Oil. Heck, if BRP provided Sprockets that weren’t Crap, we would never have to deal with such...
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    My 2016 RT Limited Sprocket failed at 21,500...

    My 2016 RT Limited Sprocket failed at 21,500 miles, was “fixed”, and has again failed at 33,800 miles, worse than before. This time, I had virtually no warning before the grinding, squealing, and...
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    Update on my Sprocket “ Fix” by Star Power Sports...

    Update on my Sprocket “ Fix” by Star Power Sports in Roanoke, on Warrantee. Well Folks, their “ Fix”, what ever they did, lasted 12,000 miles and has failed again. On my ride today, the exact same...
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    AAA+ Gold for me. I have been a member for 35+...

    AAA+ Gold for me. I have been a member for 35+ years! I lived in California for 31 years, and had 4-5 Vehicles and several motorcycles at the same time, and they picked me up many times. In Virginia,...
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    Maybe ending the Loud Pipe discussion on Neutral...

    Maybe ending the Loud Pipe discussion on Neutral ground might satisfy all sides and end the argument. Deer are not the only lives saved by loud pipes.
    https://youtu.be/jM77vjnEaXw
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    Real scary videos! No doubt, there is is no time...

    Real scary videos! No doubt, there is is no time to react when they jump out in front of you from seemingly no where. That Honda was real quiet, as compared to my Harley. But Deer seem to be...
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    The solution to pollution is dilution. Harley...

    The solution to pollution is dilution. Harley Riders biggest Joys are loud Noise! They know how to steer to miss the Deer.
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    If you were a Deer in the Blue Ridge Mountains...

    If you were a Deer in the Blue Ridge Mountains and were thinking about crossing the road, my Harley would be heard 10 times better than my Spyder from 1/4 mile away, front or rear. Trees, Mountains,...
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    My Harley is as loud by the front or rear , and...

    My Harley is as loud by the front or rear , and can be heard a Block away, so your argument is pure conjecture. My wife can hear me coming home from 1/4 miles away, so can Deer. You have either a...
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