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Old 09-16-2009, 01:25 PM   #11
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Yes their was a rumor that the mille r ecu would plug right into the older models inturn disabling the electronic stability control. Then I'v also hear you just unplug all the sensors, who knows. Id just like to drift the thing.
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Old 09-16-2009, 03:11 PM   #12
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Yet, some geek will figure out a plug n play box just for that reason. Give it 18 more months.
True. I wasn't suggesting it was impossible, just that there's no ondash switch for turning on the fun.
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Old 09-16-2009, 03:52 PM   #13
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The first iteration of the Spyder was cool looking, IMHO. However, this has me thinking "why not just buy a car"? The seating position is upright like an auto. The rider is enclosed in a virtual cacoon, shielded against the wind. For the price, me thinks one would do well to invest in a ragtop. Just my $0.02.
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:02 PM   #14
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I dunno, I'm paralyzed, and look at the three wheeler and see boredom written all over it. Why not be in my van with the AC going with a nice Germs CD playing?

I mean, you can't split lanes, are just as exposed as a bike, and my wheelchair might get bounced off and be smashed flat by a steamroller or something.

Maybe something for the over seventy, three wheeler Gold Wing set, but that's about it.

Sorry, just don't get it. I mean, if you're going to ride a three wheeler, get an old Morgan, at least its got some funky V twin J.A.P. attitude going on.
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:07 PM   #15
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The first iteration of the Spyder was cool looking, IMHO. However, this has me thinking "why not just buy a car"?
I think much the same thing when I see somebody on a wave runner that costs as much as a nice runabout.

There's a segement out there that wants a motorcycle that doesn't have risk. The Honda 2Clutch, the traditional 3 wheelers, this beast; I think this is going to appeal to them.
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:08 PM   #16
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I dunno, I'm paralyzed, and look at the three wheeler and see boredom written all over it. Why not be in my van with the AC going with a nice Germs CD playing?

I mean, you can't split lanes, are just as exposed as a bike, and my wheelchair might get bounced off and be smashed flat by a steamroller or something.

Maybe something for the over seventy, three wheeler Gold Wing set, but that's about it.

Sorry, just don't get it. I mean, if you're going to ride a three wheeler, get an old Morgan, at least its got some funky V twin J.A.P. attitude going on.
What are your thoughts on the old Spyder versus this new Spyder?
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:39 PM   #17
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Fonz, did they add some bodywork or scoops up front by the wheels? It looks different but I can't see exactly what they changed.

My pal HD Mike may soon be BRP Mike. He saw the article over my shoulder and got all excited. I think he's tired of falling over on his Ultra. It would be kinda nice if he got one, next trip to Daytona I could put the kid in that little trailer with his Nintendo.
Silly cheeky little monkey, theres not enough room in that trailer to play Wii.....
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Old 09-16-2009, 09:15 PM   #18
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Silly cheeky little monkey, theres not enough room in that trailer to play Wii.....
There you go again - following along and yes-man'n..............


















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Old 09-17-2009, 04:29 AM   #19
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"There you go again - following along and yes-man'n.............."

He does seem to hang on the coattails of me and Seruzawa.
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"There you go again - following along and yes-man'n.............."

He does seem to hang on the coattails of me and Seruzawa.
Whaddya mean? He argues with me frequently. Someone here has difficulty recognizing reality and makes somewhat disjointed posts based in his mis-perceptions. Like that old "you're mean to new guys" bs.
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