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    Yep, I've used a strip of 2" wide black duct tape...

    Yep, I've used a strip of 2" wide black duct tape on my helmets for many years. Works good and I've always got some laying around.
    Dwight
  2. Thread: 2019 RT Limited

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    Thanks for the quick response guys. I wouldn't...

    Thanks for the quick response guys. I wouldn't have any problems buying a 2018. The boss lady gets to pick the color so it's gonna be the chrome version of whatever color. Her preference would be...
  3. Thread: 2019 RT Limited

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    2019 RT Limited

    I bought a 2010 rt brand new and rode it 16000 miles before I sold it. I really liked it but it didn't return my love very well. So now I'm considering a 2018 or 19 RT Limited. I've not been able to...
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    4 rear shocks, 16K miles, in one year. China??...

    4 rear shocks, 16K miles, in one year. China?? or just cheap junk. All replaced under warranty.

    Dwight
  5. Thread: Curiosity

    by Dwight
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    I'm not sure I believe that Roger. Are you...

    I'm not sure I believe that Roger. Are you saying that the Spyder wouldn't be safe to ride without the nanny? Wouldn't you think that the 2f, 1r configuration would be safer than the 1f, 2r...
  6. Thread: Curiosity

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    Arctic Cat has one in the works. Pictures on the...

    Arctic Cat has one in the works. Pictures on the Arctic Cat Wildcat forum. They're also a snowmobile company so maybe its just something they feel comfortable with. Hope they don't nanny it up...
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    Got many thousands of miles on sidecars. Also...

    Got many thousands of miles on sidecars. Also have some trophies for sidecar racing laying around somewhere. The Spyder is probably your best bet, the power steering would be the main reason I say...
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    cuznjohn, My Spyder had been in the shop for...

    cuznjohn, My Spyder had been in the shop for warranty work 7 times in the year I owned it. I talked to the head honcho at the owners meeting in Chicago about everything that had happened. I was...
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    Just for the record, there are a few of us that...

    Just for the record, there are a few of us that BRP offered money towards a trade in because of all of the problems on our 2010 RT's.

    Dwight
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    There are several 2 wheel front, 1 wheel back...

    There are several 2 wheel front, 1 wheel back trikes that seem to operate well without the nannyfied operating system imployed by the Spyder. When I first went to the dealership to check out the...
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    Don't have a dog in this hunt, but, think about...

    Don't have a dog in this hunt, but, think about this. 75mph on a long interstate curve (legal speed) in heavy traffic. Bike goes into limp mode, slows to 50mph quickly. Would you be a little...
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    Threewheels, I thought I had the record at 4...

    Threewheels, I thought I had the record at 4 shocks in 16K miles! I also had the air bag system repaired several times and then replaced (compressor and all). Easiest way to tell if the shock is...
  13. I'm sure dissapointed, I really thought that with...

    I'm sure dissapointed, I really thought that with the new suspension geometry and other updates that the 2013's would live up to the potential I'd expected of my 2010 PE. It appears that that won't...
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    Yep, happened to me. Shift lever fell off, had...

    Yep, happened to me. Shift lever fell off, had to ride about 25 miles hiway and 5 city to get back to my daughters house. It was stuck in 4th, this was a padle shift, it would die at stop signs but...
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    Yep, same deal on the parking brake. I was...

    Yep, same deal on the parking brake. I was lucky, just about 25 miles from Cowtown, on my way home from a long trip. Pulled in, asked about getting it fixed, hour later I was on the road. They...
  16. Thread: GETTING READY

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    7 is a good ride, 63 not so much. Do yourself a...

    7 is a good ride, 63 not so much. Do yourself a favor, pick up an Arkansas state map and ride the state hiways back. I've spent a lot of time there and the backroads are truly amazing. It is one...
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    I left the ranks of Spyder owners because of...

    I left the ranks of Spyder owners because of problems with my very early RT Premier edition. We both liked the bike, and we considered trading it in on an 11. Finally decided to go back to a...
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    The Paddle shift was one of the main reasons that...

    The Paddle shift was one of the main reasons that I bought my Spyder. All of the other trikes that I have owned or now own are fitted with the KlickTronic or Pingel electric shift. The paddle...
  19. Thread: No Nanny ?

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    Redfox All of the time I owned mine I hoped...

    Redfox

    All of the time I owned mine I hoped someone would figure out how to do this. It seems if you expressed any interest in this you would immediately be lambasted by all of the safety nazi's....
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    It has happened far too many times. I really...

    It has happened far too many times. I really think BRP would have been ahead of the game if they had developed the electronic controls themselves instead of adapting them from a four wheel vehicle. I...
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    Mine is running with the 4th replacement rear...

    Mine is running with the 4th replacement rear shock. It was in the shop several times to fix the air system. Last time it was in (around 4 weeks worth) they replaced everything. It seems to be...
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    Took an 11 RT for a ride!

    I was at Cowtown USA yesterday discussing a trade. Len offered me the chance to ride an 11 so I took him up on it. You will notice the firmer front suspension almost immediatly. This was a brand new,...
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    Had to go out and look. 2010 RT-S SE. I rode it...

    Had to go out and look. 2010 RT-S SE. I rode it home from the shop on December 23, 2009. As of today it has 16,100 miles on it.

    Dwight
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    Thanks for the replies guys. Still haven't...

    Thanks for the replies guys. Still haven't decided to trade it in but when I asked my dealer he really lowballed me. That's why I was trying to find out what it was worth. I guess if I trade it,...
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    I'm dissapointed that I haven't recieved more...

    I'm dissapointed that I haven't recieved more replies on this. I'm really dissapointed in trade in value so far. In 2009 I sold my HD TriGlide with 7500 miles on it for $28K, purchased it for 32K. ...
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    What's it worth?

    Hey guys and gals,
    I'm thinkin about trading my 2010 RT-S PE SE in on a 2011 RT-S SE in Titanium (?). Anybody have any thoughts on what I should expect to be allowed? Haven't had much luck finding...
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    Hey AKspyderman, Off topic but do you think I...

    Hey AKspyderman,

    Off topic but do you think I could ride an RT-S from Kansas to Alaska and back without having to worry about having something go wrong that would require a dealer to repair? I...
  28. Thread: Honda Trike

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    Wow! More that you expected RJB? Whether she...

    Wow!

    More that you expected RJB? Whether she could safely make the transition between different styles of trikes pretty much depends on her. Does she have a lot of experience on her Spyder? 10 or...
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    Update, It appears the air system is working the...

    Update,
    It appears the air system is working the way it should. While it was in the shop this time they replaced the rear shock. I asked if they replaced it with the 2nd generation shock and they...
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    Thanks Scotty, the measuring trick should tell me...

    Thanks Scotty, the measuring trick should tell me what I need to know. I just got it back from the shop. They replaced the complete air system, and I mean everything! They also replaced the rear...
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