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    Ms SpyderAnn01, Just so I don't spread hearsay...

    Ms SpyderAnn01,

    Just so I don't spread hearsay and gossip, what was the actual factual on the roller failure? Did it wipe out the belt? I believe I heard 50,000 miles when it failed, is that...
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    To add to this I did exactly this on my 2018 RTL...

    To add to this I did exactly this on my 2018 RTL in my quest for the least vibration. I found a few truths (for my specific Spyder). The lower you go on tension, the less belt vibration is and the...
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    I will reply to this post, but understand this;...

    I will reply to this post, but understand this; Folks who have negative experiences squawk the loudest and longest.

    My experience only. Bought a new 2018 RTL (same as the 2019) in April 2019. ...
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    Bike lifted with rear suspension at full travel,...

    Bike lifted with rear suspension at full travel, meaning don't lift it at the bottom of the rear shock, lift it at the rear of the frame. A lot of folks have adopted 160-180 lbs of tension as...
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    I'm running the Roaster Renovations and it seems...

    I'm running the Roaster Renovations and it seems like a very well built piece of equipment. I consider it one of my (I did say my, YMMV) best bang for the buck investments so far, it's right up...
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    Mr. Jim, Your unit converter is messed up. ...

    Mr. Jim,

    Your unit converter is messed up. 630 Newtons is equal to 141.6 Ft/Lbs of force.
  7. I really like to ride my Spyder, when I can. I...

    I really like to ride my Spyder, when I can. I think it's an outstanding machine, but in some ways poorly executed. 2018 RTL, owned it 3 months, only 2000 miles on it. Been in the shop for 13 days...
  8. Thread: Brake failure

    by h0gr1der
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    Glass navel, very similar to a Radical...

    Glass navel, very similar to a Radical Plexiotomy. A surgical procedure where they take your stomach muscles and skin off and replace it with Plexiglas so you can see where you're going with your...
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    Good luck with that. I've seen a screen capture...

    Good luck with that. I've seen a screen capture of this TSB available on this site, but folks guard their secrets closely and won't share. From what I understand, dealers only get to see/print the...
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    I commend you on skills I don't possess. On this...

    I commend you on skills I don't possess. On this forum, seems like a lot of folks are very capable at making/designing anything. Wonder if this reflects on the Spyders shortcomings?

    As an aside,...
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    I use a Kobalt Metric 1/2-in Drive 12-point 36mm...

    I use a Kobalt Metric 1/2-in Drive 12-point 36mm Shallow Socket P.N. 338135 for $8.98 (Lowes). It's short enough to get between the muffler and the axle nut on my RTL while mounted on a torque...
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    Mr. TerryTheSpyderRyder, I can only speak as...

    Mr. TerryTheSpyderRyder,

    I can only speak as to the RTL as it is what I own. To just pull the axle I would park the bike in a garage or shop and kill it without setting the parking brake. It...
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    Thanks for all the knowledgeable replies, I'm...

    Thanks for all the knowledgeable replies, I'm rethinking my requirements right now. My 2018 RTL is plagued with the parking brake issue, and a coolant leak. Been in the shop a week now, no word....
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    Mr. billybovine, This is exactly the kind of...

    Mr. billybovine,
    This is exactly the kind of answers I am looking for. I would like to be able to do everything a dealer can do, up to and including disabling the DESS. So do I need the additional...
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    FS: Kenda Tires- Free to a good home.

    Free!

    First off, I don't want to ship these. Mid-Mississippi pick up only, Meridian area.

    Second, a disclaimer. I consider these as scrap. I won't run them on my Spyder. They are take offs...
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    When I first started lowering my belt tension I...

    When I first started lowering my belt tension I hit a sweet spot, no vibration at any load or speed. Pulled the rear wheel off to replace the tire, never found the sweet spot again, even though I...
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    BUDS2 Requirements

    Few questions for all of you that have worked with BUDS2.

    Best License (Megatech?)
    Required hardware for a 2018 RTL.
    Best Place to purchase. Best price vs Legit License?

    Thanks
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    I watch Shawn Smoak while I do my physical...

    I watch Shawn Smoak while I do my physical therapy. Makes the time go by quicker. https://www.youtube.com/user/fzrsmkr

    I'm a viewer, not a video maker. I have one tip from the viewer point of...
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    I dabbled with the numbers, and came up with...

    I dabbled with the numbers, and came up with this. Purely speculation, of course. If (a big IF) the Nanny cares about front/rear wheel rotation speed as it pertains to taking a corrective action,...
  20. Thread: Picture game

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    The Nannies gyroscopic stabilizer is off and the...

    The Nannies gyroscopic stabilizer is off and the Spyder is tipped over?
  21. Thread: Tire Pressure

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    And that's only because 17 pages is the maximum...

    And that's only because 17 pages is the maximum limit I suppose.

    One thing I did to discern correct (?) tire pressure for car tires on a Spyder was to use the wet tire footprint method (some folks...
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    I'm short and round, yet I get the same measure...

    I'm short and round, yet I get the same measure of improvement from the Tri-Axis and adjustable backrest. Had them installed before I took delivery. The adjustments make all the difference in the...
  23. One thing I didn't have for comparison was the...

    One thing I didn't have for comparison was the original bar end position relative to the 2 fixed objects I was measuring to. Even with the minor differences in manufacturing tolerances, measuring to...
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    There's 3 reasons I'm on A Spyder. The 2 wheels...

    There's 3 reasons I'm on A Spyder. The 2 wheels in front stability factor, the real gear for reverse, and I'm somewhat disabled. If Honda makes something to fit those factors, I'd have to look long...
  25. Someone asked, and it was a slow day. When I ask...

    Someone asked, and it was a slow day. When I ask a question, and there is 20-30 comments, but no real answers, it's kind of frustrating. I'm just trying not to be "That Guy". It's really helpful...
  26. 1330cc: Not my place as I drive a RTL, but I've been...

    Not my place as I drive a RTL, but I've been reading a lot of front pulley spline failure threads. A vibration that just appears isn't normal, something has changed. I'd look at the drive system...
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    I honestly think in their quest for the biggest...

    I honestly think in their quest for the biggest profit margin they've subbed out parts to vendors that are screwing the hell out of them. 3rd world junk made for pennies, with no quality control...
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    :2thumbs: Mr. Billybovine sounds like he has the...

    :2thumbs: Mr. Billybovine sounds like he has the actual scoop. I wasn't sure, but figured if my A-GPS couldn't get it done without network, the surely the Russians meddling in the election.... Errr,...
  29. Tri Axis Bars Range of Movement Measurements

    For those of you wondering (Non scientific measurements);

    Tri-Axis bars adjust Forward and Rearward , plus higher and lower, and any combination of the two.

    The Maximum and Minimum width...
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    I'm the old school guy they're talking about. My...

    I'm the old school guy they're talking about. My smart phone isn't waterproof, my Zumo is. I've never met a rider that has never been in a dry state their whole lives. I'm still not convinced that...
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