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Old 04-22-2013, 10:40 AM   #7006
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A perfect way for everyone to slip through the air,Spyders are cool.
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Old 04-22-2013, 12:28 PM   #7007
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2012 Can Am Spyder RT-S SE5



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I have a spinal cord injury that prevents me from shifting gears with my foot so I am limited to scooters and the thumb shifting Spyder. I still feel I am blessed as I still get to ride!
I applaud you my dear sir. Respect.
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Old 04-22-2013, 03:06 PM   #7008
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I have a spinal cord injury that prevents me from shifting gears with my foot so I am limited to scooters and the thumb shifting Spyder. I still feel I am blessed as I still get to ride!
How about motorcycles with automatic transmission?
Have you heard / tried them before?
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Old 04-22-2013, 07:12 PM   #7009
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How about motorcycles with automatic transmission?
Have you heard / tried them before?
I have but I can't swing my leg over to get on/off. Scooters are easiest and I can climb on the Spyder since it has 3 wheels.
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Old 04-22-2013, 07:18 PM   #7010
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I have but I can't swing my leg over to get on/off. Scooters are easiest and I can climb on the Spyder since it has 3 wheels.

You sir are the man, Spyders rock.
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Old 04-22-2013, 07:37 PM   #7011
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I have a spinal cord injury that prevents me from shifting gears with my foot so I am limited to scooters and the thumb shifting Spyder. I still feel I am blessed as I still get to ride!
Break traction on that rear wheel yet?
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Old 04-22-2013, 07:38 PM   #7012
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Hey Hairytowel,you are the guy posting with the new wife on the Vespa,good stuff.
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:35 PM   #7013
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2012 Can Am Spyder RT-S SE5



2012 Kymco Like 200i



I have a spinal cord injury that prevents me from shifting gears with my foot so I am limited to scooters and the thumb shifting Spyder. I still feel I am blessed as I still get to ride!
Props to you, and a thought. I know there are some companies that make air shifter kits. I'm thinking if you found a bike you liked, but it was foot shift, you might be able to install a generic air shift kit, which I believe are thumb operated.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:23 PM   #7014
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mine came out of a year long nap for a nice ride this last weekend... finally broke 90K miles on the 300 mile way home from Warped Trip IX...



it hasn't been properly washed or waxed in a couple years. still has a few scrapes and scars from a minor lowside awhile back and all the drops on dirt and ice its had over the years. still runs pretty good.
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Old 04-23-2013, 03:45 AM   #7015
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It looks ready for a long trip to me,nice bike.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:51 AM   #7016
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This is one of my bikes, its only an 125cc, its has a tank capacity of 22lts, its goes over 800km, and i go everywere with her...






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Old 04-23-2013, 06:27 AM   #7017
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Onde há motas, há tugas!

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Oh look... Tugas
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:58 AM   #7018
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They are in every place...ehehe
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:00 AM   #7019
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It looks ready for a long trip to me,nice bike.
yeah, but I'm not anymore. I used to think nothing of 700 mile days back to back, now 300 miles of back roads has my right elbow and hand screaming ARTHRITIS at me.

I think I'm gonna clean this beast up and sell to someone who wants a LD sports-tourer, and find something smaller/lighter, maybe a 650 thumper or thereabouts. I don't need to go 120.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:07 AM   #7020
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Love puttin around on my 650 thumper,lotsa places to see.I always say"yours may go fast,but mine will go anywhere".Enjoy whatcha get!
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