So That's What That Was: The Can-Am SpyderS

When pics of that unidentified trike — shot during a burn through Tail of the Dragon — hit earlier this year, the kids were abuzz. Had BMW taken over Volkswagen's GX3 mantle and built a three-wheeler for the sporting set? Turns out, as the New York Times reported yesterday, the mystery bike was called the Spyder, a product of the Sea/Ski Doo people, Bombardier Recreational Products of Canada. That company relaunched the Can-Am brand this year as a maker of ATVs and this thing. It's powered by a 106-hp V-Twin and comes with traction and stability control and antilock brakes, all for around $15,000. We'll know more when the trike launches officially later this week.

A Tricycle for Adult Situations [The New York TImes]

[Can-Am Spyder Roadster]

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