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    I don't want to close this chapter of my riding...

    I don't want to close this chapter of my riding career with anything negative. The lack of good dealer service support had a part in leaving the Spyder world. But I also had a domestic happening...
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    Moving on..... Next Phase

    Sold my Spyder yesterday. I think it went to a good home. I advertised it locally and it was gone for my asking price in less than 24 hours. I still have my Goldwing so still have the opportunity...
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    [SOLD] Bump..... This bike handles and rides perfectly....

    Bump..... This bike handles and rides perfectly. The new EBC brake pads are superior to the OEMs. Someone will get a great bike. But first, I am going on ride tomorrow. The weather is just too...
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    I know BRP changed GPS models. Can't remember...

    I know BRP changed GPS models. Can't remember the model numbers but tried to fit my friends GPS from his 2015 RTL and it was too big for my 2014 RTL mount. Your dealer gave you a GPS head unit for...
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    Follow Peters' advice. PULLING the inside...

    Follow Peters' advice. PULLING the inside handlebar instead of PUSHING the outside helps alleviate G force and helps keep your body correctly positioned in corners. Try it. I think you will see an...
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    They put everything together with torx screws...

    They put everything together with torx screws then give you a flat blade screwdriver for a "tool kit". Who thinks these things up.....? Jim
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    Don't ya just love those electrical gremlins? ...

    Don't ya just love those electrical gremlins? They just hide and laugh at you until they get tired and give up (sometimes)..... Jim
  8. h0gr1der nailed it. Been there, done that. My...

    h0gr1der nailed it. Been there, done that. My bike was not ridable above 65MPH regardless of road or weather conditions. I did "everything" without satisfactory results. My tires looked good but...
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    The riding season here is just starting. The day...

    The riding season here is just starting. The day time temperatures have finally fallen below triple digits. Many months of good riding ahead..... Jim
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    [SOLD] PRICE LOWERED Bike and trailer still for sale....

    PRICE LOWERED

    Bike and trailer still for sale. I put 520 miles on it at the New Mexico Ryde-in so it now has 37,070 total miles. It performed flawlessly. Price now dropped to $16,500 for the...
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    When I took the Kendas off my Spyder I thought to...

    When I took the Kendas off my Spyder I thought to myself, "these tires are pretty flimsy and feel more like bicycle tires". Now I know for sure..... Jim
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    A few more miles and you will have it broken...

    A few more miles and you will have it broken in..... Jim
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    If the battery is original it is time to replace...

    If the battery is original it is time to replace anyway. Put a new one in and I'll bet your problem is solved..... Jim
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    The battery was probably installed by the dealer...

    The battery was probably installed by the dealer when new with no thought of making sure it was fully charged. If you are riding just short trips.....a few miles at a time, you may not be riding...
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    I know you said you checked the battery. But,...

    I know you said you checked the battery. But, your symptoms look like a dying battery. Did you try a load test on the battery? Good luck..... Jim
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    I agree with the direction BajaRon is on. I...

    I agree with the direction BajaRon is on. I would take apart whatever you did when replacing the filter. Closely look for anything that may have been disturbed. IE: a pinched wire, fuel line,...
  17. Spyders don't have noses and can't smell me when...

    Spyders don't have noses and can't smell me when passing gas anyway......
  18. Way, way back in the olden days I was in the...

    Way, way back in the olden days I was in the automobile business. At that time dealer demos were sold with "full factory waranties". Your interpretation of that ambiguous statement is open to your...
  19. I have had nothing but terrible experience with...

    I have had nothing but terrible experience with Ride Now in this area. Nash Motorsports is better but unable to do timely repairs. Maybe if you explain that you are on the road they might squeeze...
  20. Not an unusual dilemma. Looking at the hitch,...

    Not an unusual dilemma. Looking at the hitch, most people think the 4 side bolts hold it on. Not the case. The hitch bolt goes through the hollow axle bolt. The axle requires 36mm socket an...
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    The Spyder is particularly sensitive to brake...

    The Spyder is particularly sensitive to brake fluid levels. Keep it clean and full and you will have no issues. Remember, you are dealing with a system that is much smaller than the systems in your...
  22. Thread: Vander Hall

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    I watched the video to the end. Looks like a fun...

    I watched the video to the end. Looks like a fun ride. Waited to watch Jay and the owner exit the car. That was not shown. Probably a VERY awkward and embarrassing movement..... Jim
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    If they can't see you, they shouldn't be on the...

    If they can't see you, they shouldn't be on the road....! Very nice..... Jim
  24. Thread: Belt Damage

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    FWIW..... Picking up a stone in the belt feels...

    FWIW..... Picking up a stone in the belt feels like the rear tire running over a 2X4. When I got mine (pre missing belt guard) I got on the communicator and asked my wife (who was following me)...
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    :agree::agree: I think Peter is right on. I...

    :agree::agree: I think Peter is right on. I also have not seen anyone going back to a Kenda. But, here is a first. And, I was one of those who chased poor handling and vibration until I changed...
  26. Same here. When I get back from a ride I need to...

    Same here. When I get back from a ride I need to move my golf car in order to put the Spyder to bed. My routine: Put Spyder in driveway, activate brake, turn key off, move golf car, turn Spyder...
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    Both Videos worked for me. Nice job. Very...

    Both Videos worked for me. Nice job. Very visible..... Jim
  28. It's pretty hard to see because everything is so...

    It's pretty hard to see because everything is so dark in the photo. Took me a minute to see what you are referring to. But, I can see the lower edge of the extension coming out below the hitch and...
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    I agree. This is a real head scratcher. Spent...

    I agree. This is a real head scratcher. Spent way too long trying to find something like this on the internet. No results. Got me curious and now baffled. Got to be some kind of hole jig but for...
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    I understand that he wants to tour with HIS car. ...

    I understand that he wants to tour with HIS car. But, holy moly...... where's the fun in having to explain yourself at the side of the road, time, after time, after time, after time......? Jim
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