Fun, easy, accessible, and approachable, Can-Am 3-wheelers open up the world of riding. With an automatic transmission, foot brake, and no need to balance, anyone can learn to ride.
Experience the thrill of the open air on three wheels with a full-featured touring trike. Can-Am’s two-wheels-in-front machines are hugely fun, easy to ride, and very accessible. Read about editor Tricia’s 1,500-mile test with the RT Limited.
After passing the MSF Basic RiderCourse, this new rider decided that the Can-Am Spyder makes the most sense for her first bike.
Veteran Jessy Baxley is on the road to recovery after taking an adventure therapy trip riding 1,500 miles on a Can-Am Spyder.
She started with a scooter, moved up to a small cruiser, then to riding larger motorcycles, then to three wheels.
To say that my history with motorcycles was minimal would be an understatement. I had never ridden “anything,” and 26 years ago had ridden on a bike as a passenger for about an hour. My husband, Mike, rides bikes and has raced dirt bikes his entire life. When he retired, and a girl friend of mine got her motorcycling license, I decided to take the leap and work towards getting mine.
I finally got my opportunity to ride this infamous three-wheeler that has onlookers everywhere doing a doubletake. Women Riders Now reviewed BRPs Can-Am Spyder roadster in 2007 when the unusual three-wheeler first hit the market. WRN contributor Perri Capell test rode the Spyder then. Now two model years later with improved handling and more options, Im getting my chance to feel firsthand what all the fuss is about.
BRPs 2008 Can-Am Spyder roadster has two wheels in front and one in back for a total of three, but since it operates and looks somewhat like a motorcycle, I thought that it would feel like one, too. I was wrong. Riding the Spyder isnt at all like riding a motorcycle.